Church of Fontaine Sous Jouy
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Church of Fontaine Sous Jouy

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Une ravissante petite église de la vallée d'Eure . Dédié à Notre Dame, elle a été construite au XVIè siècle, et fut remanié en 1761

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Bilder in der Nähe von France


A: Fontaine Sous Jouy - Mairie

von Philippe Dutel, 170 Meter entfernt

Une mairie très joliment fleurie

Fontaine Sous Jouy - Mairie

B: Gisacum, Site archéologique

von Philippe Dutel, 8.6 entfernt

Gisacum, Site archéologique

C: Notre Dame d'Evreux

von Philippe Dutel, 11.4 entfernt

Notre Dame d'Evreux

D: Cloitre Des Capucins

von Philippe Dutel, 11.5 entfernt

Cloitre Des Capucins

E: Jardin Botanique

von Philippe Dutel, 11.6 entfernt

Jardin Botanique

F: Eglise Saint Taurin

von Philippe Dutel, 12.0 entfernt

Eglise Saint Taurin

G: between the sun and the angels

von Pascal BONY, 14.4 entfernt

My father Jacques Bony was a master glazier, and he did this rose window in Vernon (France) in the mi...

between the sun and the angels

H: Vernon Collegiale Notre Dame

von Pascal BONY, 14.4 entfernt

Entering this impressive gothic church, you can see on your right a stained glass window made in mid ...

Vernon Collegiale Notre Dame

I: Monet's garden and house

von Mark Peterson, 17.5 entfernt

Monet lived and worked in Giverny, west of Paris. His estate has a restored flower garden and water g...

Monet's garden and house

J: Courtyard, Moulin de Villez, Limetz Villez, France

von Clay Morehead, 17.7 entfernt

The Moulin de Villez in Limetz Villez south of Paris, is a restored mill with a working water wheel. ...

Courtyard, Moulin de Villez, Limetz Villez, France

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Dies ist ein Überblick von France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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