Sainte-Geneviève, Abbey of
Sainte-Geneviève, Abbey of
In Paris, founded by King Clovis who established there a college of clerics, later called canons regular

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  • Sainte-Geneviève Abbey — was a monastery in Paris, suppressed at the time of the French Revolution.HistoryThe Abbey was said to have been founded by King Clovis I. In 1147 secular canons officiated in the church. King Louis VII of France and Pope Eugene III, having… …   Wikipedia

  • Abbey of Sainte-Genevieve —     Abbey of Sainte Geneviève     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Abbey of Sainte Geneviève     The Abbey of Sainte Geneviève, in Paris, was founded by King Clovis who established there a college of clerics, later called canons regular. How long these… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abbey of St Genevieve — The Abbey of St Genevieve (Abbaye Sainte Geneviève) was a French monastery in Paris, suppressed at the time of the French Revolution …   Wikipedia

  • Sainte-Geneviève — can refer to:* Saint Genevieve (419/422 512), the patron of ParisBuildings* Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève, a library in the 5th arrondissement of Paris * Sainte Geneviève AbbeyPlaces* Montagne Sainte Geneviève, a hill on the left Bank of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Genevieve — Infobox Saint name=Saint Geneviève birth date=c. 419/422 death date=512 feast day=3 January venerated in=Roman Catholicism, Orthodox Churches imagesize=250px caption=Saint Genevieve, nineteenth century painting birth place=Nanterre, in France… …   Wikipedia

  • List of abbeys and priories — is a link list for any abbey or priory. Armenia*Akhtala Monastery *Gandzasar monastery *Geghard *Goshavank *Haghartsin Monastery *Haghpat *Kecharis Monastery *Khor Virap *Noravank *Sanahin *Sevanavank *TatevAustria* List of Christian religious… …   Wikipedia

  • University of Paris — Université de Paris Latin: Universitas magistrorum et scholarium Parisiensis Motto Hic et ubique terrarum …   Wikipedia

  • University of Paris —     University of Paris     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► University of Paris     Origin and Early Organization     Three schools were especially famous at Paris, the palatine or palace school, the school of Notre Dame, and that of Sainte Geneviève.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Archdiocese of Paris —     Paris     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Paris     ARCHDIOCESE OF PARIS (PARIBIENSIS)     Paris comprises the Department of the Seine. It was re established by the Concordat of 1802 with much narrower limits than it had prior to the Revolution,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Genevieve —     St. Genevieve     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Genevieve     Patroness of Paris, b. at Nanterre, c. 419 or 422; d. at Paris, 512. Her feast is kept on 3 January. She was the daughter of Severus and Gerontia; popular tradition represents her… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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