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Arth 167_Rulers' Images_Nees Jr._Date_051110

Arth 167_Rulers' Images_Nees Jr._Date_051110 - Napoleon I...

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Napoleon I Bonaparte - Emperor of the French, the modern Superman - Wrote a romantic novel when he was quite young—kind of autobiographical Map of Napoleon’s Europe - Was really a world war, shows shifting alliances against revolutionary France, who had sensationally successful armies Basic outline and dates - Just look over and know general time frames - From and Italian family but was a French citizen - Entered into army, started as a low officer then 1793 when commanded siege that executed King Louis XVI—got people’s attention then he was put up in the ranks - 1806 is “really the end of the Roman Emperor” Napoleon crossing Alps - Occasion= 2 nd Italian Campaign of 1800 - Done in different versions (slide with 4—slightly different colors/backgrounds) - One shown to visitors - Youthful, wind blowing as ascending mountain paths with army behind him, see French flag at bottom, he is isolated because it is a very personal image, he is really charging— very vigorous, gesture of siege and demand - Shows his similarities to King Louis XIV, Durer and other great rulers with equestrians portraits 2 scenes of Crossing Alps - One
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