11 juin 2007

The museum of Cluny (Paris)

The palate of the Thermal baths of Cluny, which was used at the same time as citadel, was built, according to any probability, when Constance  Chlorinates, the cesar of Gaules, the conqueror of England, which lived in Lutèce from 287 to 292 after Jesus-Christ, was emperor. In year 360,  césar Julien the Apostate was in this same place proclaimed emperor, by the army and the people and it attached his fame to it, because it is called commonly the Thermal baths of Julien. One owed well him this... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Church Saint Severin (Paris)

While leaving the Saint-Julien-the-Poor street for the Galande street , some steps bring back for custom to the Saint-Jacob street, the outlet of the Saint-Severin street, which skirts the septentrional wall of the church of this name. It is placed and have choked in the center of has network extremely curious butt narrow and tortuous streets, remain  by miracle between the broad ways of left bank.The narrow place in front of the gate is strangled to the left in A... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Church of Saint-Julien-le-pauvre (Paris)

At the crossing of the Roman ways, towards Orleans and Lyon then Italy, a sanctuary occupied the place since VIth century. Since VIth century rose with the site of the current Church, an oratory was built on the road of Saint-Jacob of Compostella which successively had Saint-Julien the Martyr, bishop of Brioude, Saint-Julien the Confessor, bishop of Mans says the Poor one and Saint-Julien the Hospital for saint patron. It was a place of merovingian burial . The church is offered in ruins by king Henri first to... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The abbatial church of Saint-Germain-des-prés (Paris)

The church and the monastery of Saint-Germain-des-Prés go up, like the church cathedral of Notre-Dame in the City, and like the collegiate church of Saint-Germain-the Auxerrois on right bank, at the oldest times of merovingian monarchy. In this time, Childebert Ier, a son of Clovis, and Ultrogothe, his wife, reigned in Paris (511 to 538.) ... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The museum of Cluny II (Paris)

Virgin From Auvergne of XIIth century saint Jacques , XIIth centurySaint Beard, XIIth century Virgin surrounded of Christ and the Father saint Michel Baptism of Clovis Heads of quartz lion, ornament of a seat, Roman worsens  (between 300 and 550) Christ in majesty coming from Saint-Germain-des-présIn front of furnace bridge of the cathedral of Basle, beginning of XIIth centuryBishop's Sticks Players of failures, stained glass coming from the hotel  Bessée in Villefranche sur Saône The gate... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Tapestry of the lady to the unicorn (Paris)

In an island blue-night, flanked of four different gasolines of trees (pine, oak, orange tree and houx), one distinguishes the slim silhouette from an elegant young woman…The tapestry representing the Lady with the Unicorn belongs to a series of six, whose history is long and animated. In 1882, the museum of Cluny buys at the town of Boussac, in the center of France, a batch of objects of medieval origin, of which these mural tapestries. The conservative of the museum estimated at the time they ... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Street of the vat

It owes its name with the vat established about 1550 on the current quay Voltaire and which was used for the XVIth century for transporting the the blocks of stone intended for construction of the palate of Tuileries, while crossing the Seine with the site of current Royal Pont. This one was built under Louis XIV with the site of the red bridge, built in 1632 by the Barbier financier. Originally, the street was called main road of the Vat,... [Lire la suite]
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