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  LANGRES - LoveToKnow Article on LANGRES
Langres stands at a height of some 1550 ft. on a jutting promontory of the tableland known as the plateau de Langres, and overlooks eastward and westward respectively the valleys of the Marne and its tributary the Bonnelle.
Langres is the seat of a bishop and a sub-prefect, and has tribunals of first instanceand of commerce, a higher ecclesiastical seminary and communal colleges for both sexes.
Langres, the ancient Andematunum, was capital of the Lingones.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /L/LA/LANGRES.htm   (601 words)

 Langres - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Langres is a city and commune of eastern France.
The Bishop of Langres was a duke and peer of France.
Today Langres is a unique historical town with numerous art treasures within the ancient defensive walls surrounding the old city (3.5 km), including a dozen towers and seven gates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Langres   (340 words)

 Langres -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Langres is a city and (The smallest administrative district of several European countries) commune of eastern (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France.
The town is built on a (A sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium that was deposited by the remains of marine animals) limestone promontory of the same name.
The (The period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries) Renaissance, which returned prosperty to the town, saw the construction of numerous fine civil, religious and military buildings that still stand today.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/la/langres.htm   (561 words)

Suppressed by the Concordat of 1801, Langres was later united to the Diocese of Dijon.
The new Bishop of Langres governed 360 parishes of the old Diocese of Langres, 70 of the old Diocese of Châlons, 13 of the old Diocese of Besançon, 13 of the old Diocese of Troyes, and 94 of the old Diocese of Toul.
The chief patron of the diocese is the martyr, Saint Mammes of Caesarea (third century), to whom the cathedral, a beautiful monument of the late twelfth century, is dedicated.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/08789c.htm   (917 words)

Langres is a very famous place for all the French railway lovers.
Langres is located between Champagne, Bourgogne and Franche-Comté in the Haute-Marne department.
Langres is surrounded by old ramparts and there is no way to increase the size of the city on the hill and the number of cars in the streets is a big problem.
www.funimag.com /funimag06/LANGRE01.HTM   (506 words)

 Langres   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Langres is a city and commune in Francecommune of eastern France.
After the period of invasions, the town prospered in the Middle Ages due, in part to the growing political influence of its bishops.
The competition was held at Moruya on Friday and Renee beat 11 other speakers for the title, and it seems she took it all in her stride.
www.infothis.com /find/Langres   (281 words)

 The Catholic Encyclopedia - Diocese of Langres   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The bishop bore the title of Dijon and Langres, but the union was never quite complete; there was a pro-vicar-general for the Haute-Marne and two seminaries at Langres, the petit séminaire from 1809 and the grand séminaire from 1817.
The Diocese of Langres honors as saints a number of martyrs who, according to the St. Benignus legend, died in the persecution of Marcus Aurelius, the triplets, Saints Speusippus, Eleusippus, and Melapsippus; St. Neo, the author of their Acts, himself a martyr, St. Leonilla, their grandmother, and St. Junilla, their mother.
The Sisters of Providence, founded in 1802, with their mother-house at Langres, were, at the time of the enforcement of the Associations Law, remarkable for the work they were doing in the schools and hospitals.
jcsm.org /StudyCenter/Catholic_Encyclopedia/08789c.htm   (986 words)

 HAUTE-MARNE - LoveToKnow Article on HAUTE-MARNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Westward the department is watered by the Aube and its tributary the Aujori, both of which have their sources on the plateau of Langres.
The department is served by the Eastern railway, of which the line from iaris to Belfort passes through Chaumont and Langres.
The principal towns -Chaumont, Langres, St Dizier and Bourbonnelcs-Bains---receive separate notice At Montier-en-Der the remains of an abbey founded in tile 7th century include a fine church \Vit Ii navi and tifles cit the 10!
www.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HA/HAUTE_MARNE.htm   (670 words)

 St. Mammes De Langres
Of the Burgundian transition type, the Cathedral at Langres, dedicated to St. Jean the Evangel and St. Mammes, is in many ways a remarkable architectural work, but contaminated beyond cure by two overbearing Greco Roman towers and a portal of the mid-eighteenth century.
The organloft, a Calvary, and a marble statue of the Virgin, by Lescornel, a sculptor of Langres, and a few modern sculptured monuments, are the only decorative attributes to be seen, if we except the Renaissance Chapelle des Fonts Baptismaux with its sculptured vaulting on the left.
On the right of the choir is an elaborate Roman doorway, and preserved in the Chapter Room are five paintings depicting the "Chaste Susanne." A remarkable collection of reliques is shown by the sacristan, in the Chapelle des Reliques.
www.oldandsold.com /articles05/cathedral21.shtml   (294 words)

Produced in the Langres plateau and the Bassigny pasturelend in part of the Co6te d'Or, Haute-Mame and Vosges departments.
This cheese has a tradition going back to the 18th century and is mentioned in a song written by the Prior of the Dominicans of Langres.
Gradually a form of trade developed by which establishments in Langres bought the unrefined cheese and matured it themselves, then sent it to Paris and Geneva.
www.formaggio.it /francia/langresE.htm   (149 words)

 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BEACONSFIELD'S twin town, Langres, situated in the Champagne Ardennes region of north eastern France, was chosen by the association's founder members because it is not too far away, is very interesting and is about the same size as Beaconsfield.
Langres has the same number of residents as Beaconsfield, between 11,500 and 12,000.
However, Langres is much more rural and at the centre of a large agricultural community with wine and cheese making, whereas we are close to London, Windsor and Oxford and have a different socio/economic population.
www.beaconsfield.co.uk /News/99News/Twinning.html   (743 words)

 The Langres Plateau - Langres Hotels - France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a continuation of Burgundy, almost, and covered by plains and forests, the Langres Plateau is of major hydrological importance to the entire country, to say nothing of the local region.
Langres itself, with its fortifications and ramparts, is a little medieval jewel, architecturally speaking.
You may often hear it said that Langres is the coldest place in France.
www.france-hotels.com /object.php?idContent=625   (182 words)

 Langres - french cheese   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This magnificent cheese which originated in the high plains of Langres is undeniably related to Epoisses, Maroilles and Munster.
Langres is a soft-paste cheese made with whole cow's milk with at least a 50% fat content.
In the past, Langres was farm-made with warm milk obtained directly from milking.
www.france-gourmet.fr /Cheese/Langres.html   (234 words)

 The Teddington Cheese description of Langres
Langres originates from the Langres plateau, at the source of the Seine in the Champagne region, on the border with Burgundy.
Made with cows' milk, Langres is a washed rind cheese and is matured for 2 to 3 months in humid cellars (15 days to one month for the smaller Petit Langres) and receives regular washings of brine and annatto.
Our Langres is made with unpasteurised cows milk with a 50% fat content and is available as a 1100g cutting cheese, 150cm in diameter and 50mm deep, or as an individual Petit Langres at 250g, 70mm in diameter and 60mm deep.
www.teddingtoncheese.co.uk /acatalog/de372.htm   (335 words)

 LANGRES - Online Information article about LANGRES
Langres stands at a height of some 1J5o ft. on a jutting promontory of the tableland known as the See also:
plateau de Langres, and overlooks eastward and westward respectively the valleys of the Marne and its tributary the Bonnelle.
battery (2 M. of Langres), Fort de la Pointe de Diamant, and the redoubts of Perrancey, Le Fays and Noidant (the last 4 m.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /KRO_LAP/LANGRES.html   (908 words)

 Langres Cheese-France: French Cheese Guide
About Langres: Langres cheese is made in the high plains of Champagne.
Langres cheese is regularly washed with an orange pigment from the Annatto tree found in America.
Tasting Langres: Coming from the same familly as Epoisses and Munster, Langres has a strong smell.
www.cheese-france.com /cheese/langres.htm   (196 words)

 Langres --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A medieval fortified city, it is situated 1,529 feet (466 m) above sea level on a promontory at the northern end of the Langres Plateau.
French man of letters and philosopher who, from 1745 to 1772, served as chief editor of the Encyclopédie, one of the principal works of the Age of Enlightenment.
Arising on the Plateau de Langres in northeastern France, the Seine River begins a 485-mile (781-kilometer) northwesterly course that flows through Paris before emptying into the English Channel at Le Havre.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9047108?tocId=9047108   (479 words)

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Langres is an ancient, walled, hill town surrounded by a peaceful landscape of rolling hills with a good supply of well-trained, technically competent people.
Donnelly’s only product category at Langres is automotive glass systems with emphasis on the word “systems.” For example, all the glass on the new Jeep Grand Cherokee is supplied by Donnelly except the windshield, which is only glass, not a system, so it is supplied by a glass manufacturer.
Donnelly’s production systems in Langres include two injection molding machines designed for insert technology and for encapsulating car window glass using over-molding, as well as a RIM press.
www.immnet.com /article_printable.html?article=809   (1241 words)

According to the Concordat of 1801 it also included the department of Haute-Marne, which, however, it was called upon to relinquish in 1821, owing to the re-establishment of the Diocese of Langres.
Between the years 506 and 540 it was revealed to St. Gregory, Bishop of Langres, and an ancestor of St.
When, in 1016, Lambert, Bishop of Langres, ceded the seigniory and county of Dijon to King Robert, the Bishops of Langres made Langres their place of residence.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04794b.htm   (1009 words)

 LANGRES. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It has an old and famous cutlery industry.
An episcopal see since the 3d cent., Langres has preserved a large part of its ancient fortifications.
Diderot, whose father was a cutler, was born there.
www.bartleby.com /aol/65/la/Langres.html   (43 words)

 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
at Langres in Champagne (France), baptized 12 Nov. 1606, daughter of Catherine Émonnot and Charles Mance, attorney in the bailliage of Langres; d.
Jeanne, their second child, was probably among the first pupils entrusted to the Ursulines, who had come to establish themselves at Langres in 1613.
      Around the middle of April 1640, Jeanne learned of the presence at Langres, where he was staying with her uncle Simon Dolebeau, of Nicolas, the eldest son of the Dolebeau family; he was the chaplain of the Saint-Chapelle in Paris and tutor to the Duc de Richelieu, the nephew of the Duchesse d’Aiguillon.
www.biographi.ca /EN/ShowBio.asp?BioId=34514&query=   (3359 words)

 Langres Cheese and Burgundy...how about Champagne - WINE BOARD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Had a cheese called Langres today which is made in Champagne.
What's interesting is that in France, before serving the langres, they pour a little bit of marc de bourgogne in the indentation at the top.
Unfortunately, the Langres and the Champagne are at home....meanwhile...somewhere between NY, Chicago, Springfield, and Oakland is where I'd currently be.....@#$%@#$%@#......
www.wines.com /ubb2/Forum2/HTML/001023.html   (258 words)

 Bonjour Paris!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We are in the hilltop city of Langres, in its main municipal library which is a former 13th Century cloister shadowed by the impressive cathedral.
An absolute must is to walk along the imposing ramparts which completely surround the town (visit The Petit-Sault tower, where you can descend and view the interior of the ancient gun tower) and offer a spectacular panoramic view of the Marne Valley.
Langres is renowned for something else too: its cheese, recognizable by a distinctive orange rind and concave "cuvette" or dent on the surface that resembles - ready?
www.bonjourparis.com /issue30/article7.htm   (710 words)

 Hotel Listings & Destination Guide for Europe & ...
LANGRES, 35km south of Chaumont and just as spectacularly situated above the Marne, suffered far less war damage and retains its encirclement of gateways, towers and ramparts.
Walking this circuit, which gives views east to the hills of Alsace and southwest across the Plateau de Langres, is the best thing to do if you're just stopping for an hour or so.
Langres was home to the eighteenth-century Enlightenment philosopher Diderot for the first sixteen years of his life, and people like to make the point that, if he were to return to Langres today, he'd have no trouble finding his way around.
www.eztrip.com /dg_viewLocation_formId-80560.html   (666 words)

 artnet.com: Resource Library: Duvet, Jean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was admitted as a master goldsmith in Dijon in 1509, but most of his career was in Langres.
He is known to have participated in the preparation of the decorations for the entry of Francis I into Langres in 1521, and he designed and directed the decorations and floats for the entry of Francis in 1533.
Nothing remains of his work as a goldsmith, but he is known to have completed a reliquary bust of St Mammes in 1524 for Langres Cathedral, to have sold a damascened basin to Francis I in 1528 when the King visited Dijon and to have made a number of other works.
www.artnet.com /library/02/0243/T024317.asp   (230 words)

 Rendance Bibliography: A
Langres: Jehan des Preyz, 1596; reprint, Geneve: Minkoff, 1972.
Matt Larsen: This manual, in the Evans translation edited by Sutton, is the best known original source within the SCA, because of its wide availability.
Persons interested in learning about reconstructions may want to start with this work, since it offers the opportunity to examine descriptions of dances which one already knows, and see how other people have reconstructed dances.
www.rendance.org /rbib/a.html   (740 words)

 Lives of the Saints, January 4, Saint Angela of Foligno, St. Gregory, bishop
It was not long before he was consecrated, in view of his singular virtues, Bishop of Langres.
Saint Gregory of Tours wrote of him that “he lived like an anchorite in the midst of the world.” During his administration, two monasteries which would later acquire fame were founded in his diocese, that of Saint John de Reome, and an offshoot founded by Saint Seine.
Saint Gregory presided in the see of Langres with admirable prudence and zeal for another thirty-three years, sanctifying his pastoral labors by the most profound humility, assiduous prayer, and extraordinary abstinence and mortification.
magnificat.ca /cal/engl/01-04.htm   (816 words)

 Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
No picture from his Italian period has yet been identified with certainty, but it may well be that the small group of pictures at present called 'The Master of the Judgment of Solomon' could be by Tassel.
On his return to France, Tassel worked in Troyes, Dijon, and his native Langres, where he received a number of commissions towards the end of his life.
He acquired considerable skill in Italy, but his style remained totally out of touch with developments, even in the rest of France.
www.wga.hu /bio/t/tassel/biograph.html   (138 words)

 Hiking pictures in Langres - Langres (gare) --> Langres (ville)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to the weather forecasts, I was going to find two consecutive days of fine weather ; I leave my train and it is nearly raining.
The distance between Langres station and the town center is something like one kilometer ; I walk it and wait a few hours for the clouds to dissipate, and now it is seriously raining.
OK I admit my defeat and gets back home in the afternoon after a one kilometer only walking day.
www.lavaurs.com /en/etapes/0125   (120 words)

 Langres03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I just want to show the similarity between the concept of the Panoramics and the cog-wheel train.
It seems that the municipality of Langres had some regrets to have stopped "La Crémaillère" !
The two pieces of the original Riggenbach cog vertically planted in the middle of the path.
www.funimag.com /funimag06/LANGRE03.HTM   (174 words)

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