Massacres in Paris (28 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

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.

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 09 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. French Revolution and French Revolutionary Wars: 1789-1802