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Ascanio
     

Ascanio

by Alexandre Dumas
 

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Ascanio is a historical novel, set in Paris in the summer and fall of 1540, based on several episodes from the autobiography of the great Florentine sculptor and goldsmith, Benvenuto Cellini (1498-1562). Cellini's principal patron in Rome, Pope Clement, died, and Cellini had a falling out with his successor, Paul III. Imprisoned by the Pope, Cellini escaped, was

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Ascanio is a historical novel, set in Paris in the summer and fall of 1540, based on several episodes from the autobiography of the great Florentine sculptor and goldsmith, Benvenuto Cellini (1498-1562). Cellini's principal patron in Rome, Pope Clement, died, and Cellini had a falling out with his successor, Paul III. Imprisoned by the Pope, Cellini escaped, was recaptured Ascanio is a historical novel, set in Paris in the summer and fall of 1540, based on several episodes from the autobiography of the great Florentine sculptor and goldsmith, Benvenuto Cellini (1498-1562). Cellini's principal patron in Rome, Pope Clement, died, and Cellini had a falling out with his successor, Paul III. Imprisoned by the Pope, Cellini escaped, was recaptured, and was eventually released and traveled to France, along with his two assistants, Ascanio and Pagolo, to serve King Francois I.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781542868099
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/01/2017
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.09(d)

Meet the Author

Alexandre Dumas est un écrivain français né le 24 juillet 1802 à Villers-Cotterêts et mort le 5 décembre 1870 à Puys, près de Dieppe.

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