• Louis XIV's Palace at Versailles is the ultimate symbol of royal power and extravgence.   It was at once a testament to the power of image and the height of vanity. 

    Assume you are a 17th-century French noble who has been invited to stay at Versailles for the season. Carry out a tour of the Palace and then write a letter home, describing what you saw and your thoughts about the symbols of absolutism.

    Chateau de Versailles - Official Site

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