Eglise de Sèvres
Share
mail
License license
loading...
Loading ...

Fotografia panorâmica por EdouardAS EXPERT Criado em 07:23, 22/09/2012 - Views loading...

Advertisement

Eglise de Sèvres

The World > Europe > France

  • Gostar / Desgostar
  • thumbs up
  • thumbs down
comments powered by Disqus

Imagens próximas em France

map

A: Parc nautique de l'Ile Monsieur

Por Lionel TISSOT-BEZ, 1.2 Km de distância

Parc nautique de l'Ile Monsieur, prise au mât à 16 m.Photo : Specific Systems

Parc nautique de l'Ile Monsieur

B: Ile Seguin

Por Alfonso ALVAREZ, 1.6 Km de distância

Ile Seguin

C: Jardin de l'Ile Seguin

Por Alfonso ALVAREZ, 1.6 Km de distância

Jardin de l'Ile Seguin

D: St-Cloud, église St-Clodoald

Por Роман Осташ, 2.3 Km de distância

St-Cloud, église St-Clodoald

E: jardin Albert Khan

Por Guillaume Taupin, 2.3 Km de distância

jardin Albert Khan

F: jardin Albert Khan

Por Guillaume Taupin, 2.3 Km de distância

jardin Albert Khan

G: jardin Albert Khan

Por Guillaume Taupin, 2.3 Km de distância

jardin Albert Khan

H: jardin Albert Khan

Por Guillaume Taupin, 2.3 Km de distância

jardin Albert Khan

I: jardin Albert Khan

Por Guillaume Taupin, 2.3 Km de distância

jardin Albert Khan

J: jardin Albert Khan

Por Guillaume Taupin, 2.3 Km de distância

jardin Albert Khan

Esta panorâmica foi tirada em France

Esta é uma visão geral de 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.

Compartilhe esta panorâmica