Cyrano de Bergerac

Cyrano de Bergerac

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

Wednesday, 5 January

Cyrano de Bergerac is often called a man of letters, a philosopher, a soldier, a duelist, a playwright and many more things. But what he may have been best at was self-invention. His real story is blurry to begin with, and he contributed to that blur, but it’s been even more obscured obscured over the centuries by the fictionalized versions of his life.

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