“Perrault’s stories set the standard for the modern fairytale,”
It is widely regarded as one of the great works of medieval experimental research and a precursor of modern scientific methodology.
The park was renamed in 1985
The BBC marks the 750th anniversary of the De Montfort Parliament – England's first parliament
The make up of Montfort’s Parliament can be linked to the House of Commons as we know it today.
With the departure of the Sestiers and Barnett and the closing of the Salon Lumière at 237 Pitt Street, Australia’s first cinema closed
it is thought to be Australia’s earliest surviving film.
“Brian Berry is an integral part of this culture of quality, as evidenced by his being accorded the top distinction in his field, the Vautrin Lud Prize”
The great age of decipherment dawned in the mid-eighteenth century, at the time of the Enlightenment, with the Abbe Barthelemy's solution of the Palmyra script
although the narrative seems to stress 'globalisation' ('mondialisation'), it all adds up to a paean of praise to France's influence on the world, and how many modern movements France started.
If the economy of the nineteenth century world was formed mainly under the influence of the British Industrial Revolution, its politics and ideology were formed mainly by the French
it took the genius of a French clockmaker turned instrument craftsman to launch the era of the modern bow
En refusant de se remarier et en choisissant de vivre de sa plume, Christine de Pisan a bouleversé les normes médiévales et ouvert la voie à une réflexion sur le statut et le rôle social des femmes.
The Verdon Gorge in the French Alps is considered the birthplace of sport climbing
François Eugène Vidocq, the world’s first real life private detective