Nuns of Terror by Arturo Picca

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Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL8330625M
ISBN 100867194987
ISBN 109780867194982

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Recounts the dramatic true story of the Discalced Carmelite nuns of Compiegne, martyred during the French Revolution's 'Great Terror' and known to the world through their fictional representation in Gertrud von Le Fort's Song at the Scaffold and Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites.

Includes index and 15 photos/5(34). By William Bush (Professor Emeritus of French Literature at the University of Western Ontario). Recounts the dramatic true story of the Discalced Carmelite nuns of Compiegne, martyred during the French Revolution's 'Great Terror' and known to the world through their fictional representation in Gertrud von Nuns of Terror book Fort's Song at the Scaffold and Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of th/5.

Recounts the dramatic true story of the Discalced Carmelite nuns of Compiègne, martyred during the French Revolution's "Great Terror," and known to the world through their fictional representation in Gertrud von Le Fort's Song at the Scaffold and Francis Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites.

Includes index and 15 photos. The Martyrs of Compiègne were the 16 members of the Carmel of Compiègne, France: 11 Discalced Carmelite nuns, three lay sisters, and two externs (or tertiaries).They were executed by the guillotine towards the end of the Reign of Terror, at what is now the Place de la Nation in Paris on J They are the first martyrs killed during the French Revolution recognized as : 17 JulyPlace du Trône Renversé.

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