Christine de Pisan
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Chris·tine de Pi·zanor Chris·tine de Pi·san (krēs-tēn′ də pē-zäN) c. 1364-c. 1431.
French writer noted for her numerous poems of courtly love, a biography of Charles V of France (1404), and several polemical works in defense of womankind, such as Le Livre de la cité des dames (1405).
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Christine de Pisan(French krɪstin də pizɑ̃)
(Biography) ?1364–?1430, French poet and prose writer, born in Venice. Her works include ballads, rondeaux, lays, and a biography of Charles V of France
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