Saint-Denis, Abbey of

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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  • 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

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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