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Palace of Versailles

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Massiel Morell

on 23 March 2017

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Transcript of Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles

The Power of Louis XIV and Its Impact :
Introduction of the Palace:
Plan of the Palace of Versailles
Hall of Mirrors
The Palace housed the French royalty and government during the reigns of Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI.
Specifically, the palace was built to impress.
Every detail was intended to glorify the King
The men in charge were: Louis Le Vau, Charles Le Brun and André Le Notre.
The basic structure of the palace embraces the classical aspect of that particular era.
The most famous room was recognized as the Hall of Mirrors.
Splendor of the gardens
Louis XIV
The Palace of Versailles
Versailles was an embodiment of the glory and power of the French monarchy.
The court at Versailles became the ideal for European royalty.
Louis XIV built the foundations of absolutism around his own person.
Centralized government with the King at his center: Versailles seat of France's government
International recognition of French creativity and intellectual.
France at the center of world affairs.
Religious uniformity enforced: control over the people
Louis XIV's motto: "One King, one law, one faith"
Versailles: symbol of absolute monarchy
King , court and government lived all together
Beauty of buildings to magnify the King
Versailles: demonstration of France's dominant position
By: Massiel Morell
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