Thermidor

D'apres les sources originales et les documents authentiques avec un portrait de Robespierre grave sur l'acier

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Author: Ernest Hamel
Published: 1891
Language: French
Wordcount: 128,804 / 461 pg
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 468
mnybks.net#: 3185
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Drama

La pièce, récemment représentée au Théâtre-Français sous le titre de Thermidor, a réveillé l'attention publique sur un des événements les plus controversés de la Révolution française: la chute de Maximilien Robespierre.

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les libelles où il a puisé ses inspirations, ne doit pas ignorer que du 29 prairial au 8 thermidor, c'est-à-dire dans les quarante jours où la Terreur a atteint son maximum d'intensité, Robespierre est resté à peu près étranger à l'action du gouvernement, qu'il n'est pour rien, en conséquence, dans les actes de rigueur qui ont signalé cette période de six semaines, et qu'il s'est volontairement dessaisi de sa part de dictature, alors que tel autre, absous par lui, est resté jusqu'au bout inébranlable et immuable dans la Terreur.

Est-ce Robespierre, oui ou non, qui, en dehors de l'action gouvernementale, s'est usé à faire une guerre acharnée à certains représentants en mission, comme Fouché et Carrier, et à leur demander compte «du sang versé par le crime»?

Est-ce Robespierre, oui ou non, qui s'est efforcé d'empêc

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2009.01.26
R Edman
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This is not a travelogue; it is, rather, a story of the French Revolution. One of the quirks of the Revolution as that they renamed the months. Thermidor is one of these new names.


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