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A Popular History Of France From The Earliest Time

Produced by David Widger

A HISTORY OF FRANCE FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES

By Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

Over 400 Steel Engravings and Woodcuts

Illustrated by A. De Neuville

Translated by Robert Black

AN INDEX

Edited by David Widger

Project Gutenberg Editions

CONTENTS

## Antiquity to 1100

## 1100 to 1380

## 1380 to 1515

## 1515 to 1589

## 1589 to 1715

## 1715 to 1789

VOLUMES, CHAPTERS AND STORIES

Antiquity to 1100

EXTRACT FROM LETTER TO THE PUBLISHERS.

A POPULAR HISTORY OF FRANCE CHAPTER I. GAUL. CHAPTER II. THE GAULS OUT OF GAUL. CHAPTER III. THE ROMANS IN GAUL. CHAPTER IV. GAUL CONQUERED BY JULIUS CAESAR. CHAPTER V. GAUL UNDER ROMAN DOMINION. CHAPTER VI. ESTABLISHMENT OF CHRISTIANITY IN GAUL. CHAPTER VII. THE GERMANS IN GAUL.--THE FRANKS AND CLOVIS. CHAPTER VIII. THE MEROVINGIANS. CHAPTER IX. THE MAYORS OF THE PALACE. THE PEPINS. CHAPTER X. CHARLEMAGNE AND HIS WARS. CHAPTER XI. CHARLEMAGNE AND HIS GOVERNMENT. CHAPTER XII. DECAY AND FALL OF THE CARLOVINGIANS. CHAPTER XIII. FEUDAL FRANCE AND HUGH CAPET. CHAPTER XIV. THE CAPETIANS TO THE TIME OF THE CRUSADES. CHAPTER XV. CONQUEST OF ENGLAND BY THE NORMANS. CHAPTER XVI. THE CRUSADES, THEIR ORIGIN AND THEIR SUCCESS. List of Illustrations:

Ideal Landscape of Ancient Gaul----13

Gyptis Presenting the Goblet to Euxenes----17

A Tribe of Gauls on an Expedition----27

The Gauls in Rome----39

The Women Defending the Cars----58

The Roman Army Invading Gaul----61

Mounted Gauls----66

Vercingetorix Surrenders to Caesar----81

Gaul Subjugated by the Romans----83

From La Croix Rousse----86

Eponina and Sabinus Hidden in a Vault----97

Druids Offering Human Sacrifices----111

The Huns at the Battle of Chalons----135

"Thus Didst Thou to the Vase of Soissons."----139


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