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Cicéron et Démosthène - Le Droit et la Force

Cicero and Demosthenes - Law and Force

Justin-Chrysostome Sanson
1866

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Four statues on the main façade of the Palais de Justice. At the top of the stairs are the statues of the Roman and Greek statesmen:
  1. Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC), Roman philosopher, statesman, lawyer, orator, political theorist, Roman consul and constitutionalist (Wikipedia).
  2. Demosthenes (Δημοσθένης, Dēmosthénēs) (384-322 BC), Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens (Wikipedia).

    At the sides of the stairs two allegories:

  3. Le Droit / Law
  4. La Force / Force
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Le Droit / Law
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La Force / Force

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Location (N 49°53'33" - E 2°18'4")

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Item Code: frpi063; Photograph: 3 June 2012
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