Here is the Spanish translation along with my English version of this original French poem, L’Homme et La Femme, by famous French poet Victor Marie Hugo (1802 – 1885). He was a Romantic movement writer. Best known in America as the author of Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame. He also produced more than 4,000 drawings. I find more beauty in his poems. .
~ Spanish translation
EL HOMBRE Y LA MUJER, Víctor Hugo
El hombre es la más elevada de las criaturas. La mujer es el más sublime de los ideales. Dios hizo para el hombre un trono; para la mujer, un altar. El trono exalta; el altar santifica.
The famous French poet, Victor Marie Hugo (1802 – 1885) was a Romantic movement writer. Best known in America as the author of Les Misérables and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame. He also produced more than 4,000 drawings. I find more beauty in his poems. Here is my version of this original French work and the poem itself.
~ my English translation.
MAN AND WOMAN by Victor Hugo
Man is the highest among the creatures. Woman is the most sublime of ideals. God made a throne for man; for Woman an altar. The throne exalts; the altar sanctifies.
Timeline of US government activity and policies that destroyed the American Indians
The Native American Indians lived with and enforced treaties with the French government from 1524 until the mid-1700s. The French and Indian Wars – the British wars against France and against Native American Indian peoples – were fought to stop British colonialism in the Americas.