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Diderot's and d'Alembert's encylopédie: Frontispiece

Subjects: French

Frontispiece

Frontispiece. Note that the frontispiece was not in the first Paris edition of the encyclopédie. It is however included in the Panckoucke edition on lower shelf in Voltaire Room. See also ARTFL edition: Front matter

Explanation of frontispiece

Enlightenment

Knowledge comes not from Rome or revelation but from Reason.