The oldest traces of human occupation in Paris, discovered near rue Henri-
Farman in 2006, are ..... On the left bank, the Capetians founded an important
monastery, the Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pr...
Paris is more than 2,000 years old. Gauls of the Parisii tribe settled there between
250 and 200 BC and founded a fishing village on an island in the river that is ...
Even though the site of today's Paris has been inhabited for 90000 years ... Capet
, Count of Paris was elected King of France in 987 and founded a new ...
The Capetians firmly established Paris as the French capital. ... The university
community constituted an autonomous borough; another was formed on the right
Interested in the long history of Paris, France? A short list of key dates, facts and
events can be found here, making it the perfect memory-jogger.
The French have always said 'Quand Paris éternue, la France s'en rhume' ...
Childeric II, Clovis' son and successor, founded the Abbey of St-Germain des
Paris, France, Europe. Founded: 53 b.c.. Location: North-central France, Western
Europe Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur ("Battered, but never sinks") Flag: Shield ...
The first kings of what would become France hailed from the Merovingian blood
line. This line of kings began in 481 with King Clovis, who made Paris the seat of
Clovis I First King of France Paris was founded towards the end of the 3rd century
BC on what is now the Ile de la Cite by a tribe of Celtic Gauls known as the ...
Aug 12, 2016 ... Paris, city and capital of France, located in the north-central part of the country.
People were living on the site of the present-day city, located ...