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Marianne and Mithra

    Marianne is one of the symbols of the French Republic and embodies the Republic as much as the tricolored flag. Marianne represents the permanence of those values which bind French citizens to the Republic: Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. A Marianne is a bust of woman wearing a Phrygian cap. In this article we will be interested in the origin of this bonnet. The cap was worn for the first time in France at the Procope, a coffee shop where revolutionaries used to gather. It Read more [...]