Massacres in Paris

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Historical Context Note

Mass arrests called for by Marat. Religious and political detainees are murdered in prison cells in Paris. About a thousand “reactionaries” are murdered in the next five days.

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Citation:
Editors. "Massacres in Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 22 December 2007
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4255, accessed 21 December 2014.]


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