INSPIrE - Charles VIII of France between Prophecy and Politics (1494-1495)

Date de diffusion : 02/07/2019
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Several texts in different genres bloom across a wide period, before, during and after the descent of King Charles to Italy (1494-1498). In his entourage literary men write propaganda texts to foster the idea of the king as savior and new messiah: this military campaign is portrayed as a new crusade to free the Holy Sepulchre from the ‘infidels’.


Inspire, Tromboni, History, Charles VIII, Italy