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Versailles

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will explore the architecture and landscaping at Versailles.

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Notes on "Versailles"

Key Terms

Pavilion

An open building used for shelter, it can be separate or attached; In architecture, a projecting element of a façade suggesting a tower

Sun King

Louis XIV or Louis the Great; the longest reigning king of France

Image Credits

Louis VIV; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Louis_XIV_of_France.jpg, Palace of Versailles; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Palace_of_Versailles.gif, East façade of the Louvre, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Louvre_Kolonnaden.JPG , Versailles Plan; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Versailles_Plan_Jean_Delagrive.jpg, Versailles Garden; Public Domain (PD-1923):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1920s_Leconte_Map_of_Paris_w-Monuments_and_Map_of_Versailles_-_Geographicus_-_ParisVersailles-leconte-1920s_-_2.jpg, Versailles Garden; Public Domain (PD-1923):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:1920s_Leconte_Map_of_Paris_w-Monuments_and_Map_of_Versailles_-_Geographicus_-_ParisVersailles-leconte-1920s_-_2.jpg, Hall of Mirrors; Creative Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chateau_Versailles_Galerie_des_Glaces.jpg, Apollo Attended by the Nymphs; Public Domain: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Le_chateau_de_versailles_le_jardin_94.JPG, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Versailles_Garden.jpg , Royal Chapel; Creative Commons, David ILIFF: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Versailles_Chapel_-_July_2006_edit.jpg

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Pavilion

    An open building used for shelter, it can be separate or attached; in architecture, a projecting element of a façade suggesting a tower.

  • Sun King

    Louis XIV or Louis the Great, the longest reigning king of France.