1 Like

Basilica Sainte-Marie-Madeleine de Vézelay
France
Copyright: Reinhard schubert
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9308x4654
Uploaded: 08/08/2010
Updated: 10/04/2012
Views:

...


Tags: church; france; vezelay; unesco world heritage site; abbey; monastery
comments powered by Disqus

Reinhard Schubert
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine de Vézelay
PEC
Irancy Vignes - Yonne
PEC
Irancy - Yonne
PEC
Church of Irancy (Yonne Bourgogne)
EdouardAS
laundrette of Noyers sur Serein
EdouardAS
Noyers sur Serein
EdouardAS
Eglise de Noyers sur Serein
EdouardAS
Noyers sur Serein
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Colombier aux 3000 niches !
Michel M A L H E R B E.
Chapelle du Château d'Epoisses
b math
salon ikea
Eric-Bardot-Chappaz
Fontenoy obelisque Yonne France
Ivor Linington
Duxford 3 1
Marcio Cabral
Iguazu Falls Belvedere
Martin Hertel
Welcome to Octoberfest
Kolosov Mikhail
Ukraine-Nikolaev-televishka-1-KolosovM
Arroz Marisco
On the Ridge above Imja Tsho
Katsunori Takamatsu
Large Helical Device
wongchichuen
Canton Rd Shopping Area(尖沙咀廣東道), Tsim Sha Tsui
liubin
Panorama tmp 909
Robert Koestler
My Greenhouse
Dan Bailey
Grand Bazaar
Vladislav Moskvin
Callao Madrid
Bernd Dohrmann - www.360Bilder.de
South Railway Station Beijing
Reinhard Schubert
Ikea Parkplatz in Tempelhof
Reinhard Schubert
Knuttental
Reinhard Schubert
Kloster Waldsassen
Reinhard Schubert
Schiffshebewerk Niederfinow Blick von oben
Reinhard Schubert
Viktoriapark Friedrich Rueckert statue
Reinhard Schubert
Schiffbauerdamm
Reinhard Schubert
ICC - International Congress Center, Messe Berlin
Reinhard Schubert
The new Ostpark Gleisdreieck in Berlin entrance Yorckstrasse
Reinhard Schubert
Tempelhofer Feld
Reinhard Schubert
Britzer Garten
Reinhard Schubert
Solmsstrasse Berlin - Kreuzberg
Reinhard Schubert
crane fields in Bodstedt
More About 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.