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Christine de Pizan


About the Author

Christine de Pizan (1365-c. 1429) was born in Venice but grew up at the court of Charles V of France. After the deaths of the king, her father, and her husband, she was left to provide for her three children, her mother, and her niece, and thus turned to writing.

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