Blog Posts - French Revolution



French Revolution - Napoleon Flees the Egyptian Scene

Napoleon’s time in Egypt was  rapidly and tempestuously drawing to a close as 1799’s spring turned into summer. His last action, militarily speaking, was the victory he had won at Aboukir, and though his army was victorious on the day, Napol...
by Clio's Lessons on Jun 3, 2013

French Revolution - A Useful, But Hollow Victory at Aboukir Bay

Napoleon’s men had to quickly recover after their Syrian misadventure, because the Ottomans, with British help, increased pressure against the ragged French. Murad Bey’s army had slipped past an advanced French force meant to find and detain the...
by Clio's Lessons on May 31, 2013

French Revolution - Napoleon's Disastrous Syrian Campaign

One of the remaining guns at Acre that was used against the French in 1799Napoleon decided to probe areas further east and northward once Cairo was pacified. He, in reality, had to march in that direction, because the Ottoman Turks declared war again...
by Clio's Lessons on May 29, 2013

French Revolution - Cairo Revolts

The total collapse of the French fleet at Aboukir Bay squashed any hope that Napoleon could have realistically had of successfully realizing their goals in Egypt. Depending on which version of the story recorded, Napoleon was either indifferent, or a...
by Clio's Lessons on May 20, 2013

Illuminati Are LGBT Activists, Pat Robertson Sort of Says

Introducing a story on the 700 Club yesterday about the debate over legalizing same-sex marriage in France, Pat Robertson claimed that marriage equality supporters are following in the footsteps of the Illuminati. The video for “Yung Rapuxnel” is...

15 Potential Illuminati Headquarters Around the World

I think by studying the illuminati card game we can determine what the Illuminati will do next. It seems what they know is hidden within the cards. Metal News: Illuminati Streaming New Song 'Please Lose' The Richmond Times Dispatch reported l...

15 Potential Illuminati Headquarters Around the World

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New Review: Spirit of Lost Angels by Liza Perrat

Spirit of Lost Angels by Liza Perrat Genre: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction Read my review here: http://katepolicanisreviews.wordpress.com/2013/02/04/spirit-of-lost-angels-by-liza-perrat/ Spirit of Lost Angels is available as a print and e-bo...
by Compulsively Writing Fiction on Feb 4, 2013

Spirit of Lost Angels by Liza Perrat

Spirit of Lost Angels by Liza Perrat Genre: Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction Born in the farmlands of pre-revolutionary France, Victoire lives the tough but simple life of a commoner under tyrannical rule by nobles, church, and nature. Once she g...
by Compulsively Writing Reviews on Feb 4, 2013

Movie 2013: Les Miserables

From the director of the award winning The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper. The most awaited reprise of Victor Hugo’s classic novel… Movie Cast Hugh Jackman … Jean Valjean Russell Crowe … Javert Anne Hathaway … Fantine...
by Kathleen's Daily Musings on Jan 21, 2013

Egypt:Morsi: The Common Tyrant

  Muhammad Morsi is right now doing what any tyrant would do: use the emotions of the people to comply with what you want. In his address to the senate, Morsi blamed the decrease in tourism (from which Egypt’s economy thrives) on his oppositio...
by Iran Aware on Jan 3, 2013

Giveaway & Book Review: Thomas Jefferson's Crème Brûlée by Thomas J. Craughwell

Article first published as Book Review: Thomas Jefferson's Crème Brûlée: How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America by Thomas J. Craughwell on Blogcritics. About: Thomas Jefferson's Crème Brû...

Day Trips from Paris – Mont Saint-Michel

If you have a little extra time in Paris, why not get away from the city and see some of the surroundings? There are plenty of great things to do around Paris, it seems a shame to miss out. Four hours west of Paris, you find the small fortified islan...
by Europe City Guide on Aug 31, 2012

Culte de la Raison…

In 1792 the French revolted. They revolted against religion and installed a new “religion” – the Religion of Reason! (“Culte …Continue reading »...
by Harmonia Philosophica on Aug 17, 2012

After Israel, Mitt Romney has arrived in Poland just in the...

After Israel, Mitt Romney has arrived in Poland just in the middle of commemoration of Warsaw Uprising. Dimitri Medvedev, that i am still suspecting of beign another of my brothers - from Tzar line - not be accident has appeared on the front of the f...
by Postcards from besieged city on Jul 30, 2012

French Revolution Fashion

French Revolution fashion saw the changing of fashions for both men and women. Gone were the old fashions of big hair, stockings and fancy, buckled shoes. Trousers were worn by men instead of buckled shoes and stockings since they were considered a p...
by Vintage & Antique Fashion on Jul 16, 2012

Friday Food Foto (on Thursday) – Comal Little Gems

I am going to do another French Friday tomorrow, but my Tasty Bits list is getting really long, so I decided to get this out today. A couple weeks ago I tried a new Mexican restaurant in Berkeley called Comal.  The architecture of the interior and b...
by Misadventures with Andi on Jul 5, 2012

When Vilinus in Lithuania was flooded in 1934, almost nobody was...

When Vilinus in Lithuania was flooded in 1934, almost nobody was treating it as bad omen. The upcoming World War and Holocaust was making our mind boggle. Same feeling could have people watching recent Belgian police advertisment. They failed, but fi...
by Postcards from besieged city on Jun 25, 2012

The reaction on proposal of Spain bailout are faning out, as...

The reaction on proposal of Spain bailout are faning out, as some has realy sticked to Islmaic Revolution. In difference Russian Kremlin, ahead of Vladimir Putin visit has signalized that they are negotiating with Israel a new Unmaned Air Vehicle. Th...
by Postcards from besieged city on Jun 13, 2012

Original French Handwriting at Auction!

You've seen gorgeous interpretations of old French script printed onto silk, cotton and linen by designers like Carolyn Quartermaine. You've seen the look on painted furniture, in wrapping paper, and on countless blog headers. Even Target&n...
by Chic Provence on Mar 27, 2012


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