Saint-Denis, Abbey of
Saint-Denis, Abbey of
Situated in a small town to which it has given its name, about four miles north of Paris

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  • Saint-Denis — French commune nomcommune=Saint Denis .| mapcaption=Paris and inner ring départements lat long=coord|48|56|10|N|2|21|53|E|region:FR type:city région=Île de France département=Seine Saint Denis ( sous préfecture )| arrondissement=Saint Denis… …   Wikipedia

  • Life of Saint Denis (Bibliothèque Nationale, MS fr. 2090-2092) — Bibliothèque Nationale, MS fr. 2090 2092 is an illuminated manuscript of The Life of Saint Denis , a hagiographical account of the life and martyrdom of Saint Denis, the first Bishop of Paris. The manuscript was produced in Paris and was begun at …   Wikipedia

  • Basilique Saint-Denis — The Basilica of Saint Denis (French: Basilique de Saint Denis , or simply Basilique Saint Denis ) is the burial site of almost all the French monarchs since Clovis I (465 511). Saved and restored by the architect Viollet le Duc, the basilica is… …   Wikipedia

  • The Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis — Infobox Book | name = The Royal Abbey of Saint Denis author = Sumner McKnight Crosby country = United States language = English publisher = Yale University Press release date = 1987 media type = Print pages = 525 isbn = ISBN 0 300 03143 2 The… …   Wikipedia

  • Rue Saint-Denis (Paris) — Paris streetbox arr num=1er, 2e streetname=Rue Saint Denis x=140 y=92 paris arr1=1er arr2=2e quarter=Saint Germain l Auxerrois, Halles, Bonne Nouvelle begins=Avenue Victoria ends=Boulevard de Bonne Nouvelle length=1334 m of which 30 m between… …   Wikipedia

  • Louis (Abbot of Saint-Denis) — Louis (circa 800 ndash; 867) was the illegitimate son of Rotrude, daughter of Charlemagne, and Rorgon I of Maine. He was elevated, with Lupus Servatus, to the Abbey of Saint Pierre of Ferrières in the Gâtinais. He became an abbot in 838 and Abbot …   Wikipedia

  • Denis-Nicolas Le Nourry — (18 February 1647 – 24 March 1724) was a French Benedictine scholar of the Congregation of St Maur, an ecclesiastical writer. Life Le Nourry was born at Dieppe in Normandy. He received his first education from the priests of the Oratory at his… …   Wikipedia

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