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Joan of Arc in Rouen

Joan of Arc in Rouen

Joan of Arc in Rouen Joan of Arc was born in 1412, and died in May 30, 1431. She is nicknamed “The Maid of Orléans”. Today she is considered as a heroine of France for her role during the Hundred Years War. Joan of Arc’s childhood She was born into a...
Notre Dame Cathedral in Rouen

Notre Dame Cathedral in Rouen

Secrets of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Rouen The Cathedral of Rouen, built in the gothic architectural tradition, was started in 1030 and finished in 1506.  Rouen was once one of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe. It was one of the capitals of...
Candles in Versailles

Candles in Versailles

Candles in Versailles Until the 19th century, street lighting was scarce and inadequate. It is hard to imagine today, with electricity. Candles appeared in the Middle Ages. At that time, crimes were numerous, because darkness was almost everywhere at night. Life was...
Top Pastries in Paris

Top Pastries in Paris

Top Pastries in Paris Pastry is a very important trade of the french society. France has a good worldwide reputation and has some of the best pastry chefs on the planet. But originally, the first cakes were made in Greece, 7000 BC. There were offerings to the gods. It...
Origin of the World by Courbet

Origin of the World by Courbet

Origin of the World by Courbet Gustave Courbet was born in 1819 in Ornans, a small town in Franche-Comté Region. He was the oldest of four children, and the only son. His family belonged to the bourgeoisie. Courbet came to Paris to study law, but quickly decided to...