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L'histoire dans le livre des médailles de Louis XIV (éditions de 1702 et de 1723)

Abstract : Metallic history has led to a certain number of critical publications which have mainly focused on the numismatic value of the Petite Académie project, somehow moving away from the created book to concentrate on the metal. Although doser studies have recently been made of the book, its literary and historiographical dimension has seldom been raised. Thus The history in the book of medals of Louis the Fourteenth has corne into being.Therefore, this study intends to place the academicians work in a traditional historiographical context where antique codes prevail. The book clearly takes its inspiration from them while toying with them, magnifying or ruling them out depending on what they could bring to the glory of absolutism.The importance of the writers in this collective work should also be mentioned. They will progressively be moved aside as printing time gets doser. The institutionai framework will be pushed in the background, behind the king. However, it remains eue that the debates conducted within the minutes show the individuality of each writer at the origin of the creation.Finally, as the making of the book is based on a certain number of reforms and pre-established rules, its evolution will be explained. In Tact, the writing principles endure from the manuscripts to the publications and yet they may evolve into new ways of expression as the writing proceeds. Despite everything they may contradict one another in their application and have then to prove adaptable.
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Léa Gagnon. L'histoire dans le livre des médailles de Louis XIV (éditions de 1702 et de 1723). Littératures. Normandie Université, 2019. Français. ⟨NNT : 2019NORMLH26⟩. ⟨tel-02443508⟩



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