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  Narbonne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Narbonne (Narbona in Catalan and in Occitan, commonly Narbo especially when referring to the Ancient Rome era) is a town and commune of southwestern France in the Languedoc-Roussillon région.
Narbonne is linked to the nearby Canal du Midi and the Aude River by the Canal de la Robine, which runs through the centre of town.
In the 12th century, the court of Ermengarde of Narbonne (reigned 1134 to 1192) presided over one of the cultural centers where the spirit of courtly love was developed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Narbonne   (742 words)

 Narbonne - LoveToKnow 1911
NARBONNE, a city of France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Aude, situated in a vine-growing plain 5 m.
Narbonne has a sub-prefecture, tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a board of trade arbitration, a chamber of commerce, a communal college for boys and a school of commerce and industry.
United to the French crown in 1507, Narbonne was enclosed by a new line of walls under Francis I., but having ceased to be a garrison town it had the last portions of its ramparts demolished in 1870.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Narbonne   (947 words)

 AllRefer.com - Narbonne, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
It later became the seat of the viscounts of Narbonne, vassals of the counts of Toulouse, and was united to the French crown in 1507.
Narbonne was an important center of the Jews in the Middle Ages.
In Narbonne are the remains of a Roman amphitheater and bridge, the splendid St. Just Cathedral (13th–14th cent.), and an archiepiscopal palace (13th cent.), now the town hall and museum.
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 JewishEncyclopedia.com - NARBONNE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In consequence of a quarrel between a Jew and a Christian the populace fell upon the Jews and pillaged their houses; but fortunately the governor of the city, Don Emeric, and the city authorities succeeded in establishing order and in restoring to the owners the property that had been carried off.
Isaac, one of the victims of the riot, instituted the Purim of Narbonne in commemoration of the event.
In the twelfth century Narbonne was one of the chief centers of Jewish science.
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Narbonne’s glory days though, when the town was the capital and steaming metropolis of the entire Languedoc region, are long gone and today the town is a compact and satisfying sort of a place that’s home to just 47,000 people.
Narbonne also functions as a transportation crossroads: at the junction of the A9 and A61 motorways, it’s a doddle to reach from Toulouse, Barcelona and all points east along the Mediterranean.
Twenty kilometres south of Narbonne, the beach at Gruissan was used as the setting for the film, Betty Blue (known as 37.2 degres le matin in French).
www.creme-de-languedoc.com /Languedoc/city-guides/narbonne.php   (465 words)

 Corbières Web: Terroir de Fontfroide: Languedoc, France
'Narbonne: Crossroads of Southern Europe' is the hopeful slogan that greets you as you arrive from the west.
y the late 14th century, Narbonne was a shadow of its former self.
Paul Riquet, the visionary architect of the Canal du Midi, attempted to revive Narbonne's fortunes in the 17th century by constructing the Canal de la Robine to connect it to his great waterway.
www.corbieresweb.com /english/terroirs/fontfroi   (1715 words)

 Geological Sciences @ Queen's University Faculty Listing - Guy Narbonne
Narbonne, G.M. The Ediacara biota: Neoproterozoic origin of animals and their ecosystems.
Narbonne, G.M., Saylor, B.Z., and Grotzinger, J.P., 1997, The youngest Ediacaran fossils from southern Africa.
Turner, E.C, Narbonne, G.M. and James, N.P., 2000, Framework composition of Early Neoproterozoic calcimicrobial reefs and associated microbiolites, Mackenzie Mountains, N.W.T, in Grotzinger, J.P. and James, N.P., eds., Carbonate Sedimentation and Diagenesis in the Evolving Precambrian World, SEPM Spec.
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 Narbonne holiday rental, Narbonne, Languedoc   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Narbonne was the principal Roman city of the area, and remains can be seen in the Horreum, a now underground warehouse, found in the old town.
To the south along the coast, is Bages, a pretty village on a small hill overlooking the etang with fine views of Narbonne; Salses, with sunken castle; Collioure, artists gem, under the foothills of the Pyrenees; and Banyuls with its underwater footpath.
The Narbonne railway station is 8 minutes walk and has TGV direct connections to Paris.
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 Narbonne - Southern France
Narbonne is the oldest Roman colony on Gallic soil and was founded in 118 BC at the meeting point of the routes for Aquitaine, Spain and Italy.
On the Townhall, there is a Webcam which gives a general view of the square in front of the townhall, and in the centre is the exposed section of the old Roman road, the "Via Domitia".
Narbonne is also supposed to be the birthplace of St.Sebastian, and there is a small church dedicated to him not far from the town hall.
www.computours.net /narbonne   (465 words)

 Narbonne - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It was the first Roman colony established in Transalpine Gaul (118 BC) and was known as Narbo Martius; it later became the capital of the Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis.
The city was occupied by the Visigoths in AD 413 and taken by the Saracens in 719 and the Franks in 759.
In Narbonne are the remains of a Roman amphitheater and bridge, the splendid St. Just Cathedral (13th-14th cent.), and an archiepiscopal palace (13th cent.), now the town hall and museum.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/N/Narbonne.asp   (505 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Rusticus of Narbonne
The siege of Narbonne by the Goths and dissensions among the Catholics so disheartened him that he wrote to St.
In 444-448, he built the church in Narbonne; in 451, he assisted at the convocation of forty-four bishops of Gaul and approved St.
Leo's letter to Flavian, concerning Nestorianism; he was present also at the Council of Arles, with thirteen bishops, to decide the debate between Theodore, Bishop of Fréjus, and the Abbey of Lérins.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13275a.htm   (275 words)

 Narbonne Tourist Information and Travel Guide at InfoHub.com
On the Toulouse-Nice main train line, 25km west of Béziers, is NARBONNE, once the capital of Rome's first colony in Gaul, Gallia Narbonensis, and a thriving port and communications centre in classical times and again in the Middle Ages.
Plague, war with the English and the silting-up of its harbour finished it off in the fourteenth century, though a tentative prosperity returned in the late nineteenth century with the birth of the modern wine industry.
One of the few Roman remnants in Narbonne is the Horreum, at the north end of rue Rouget-de-l'Isle (April-Sept daily 9.30am-12.15pm and 2-6pm; rest of year Tues-Sun 10am-noon and 2-5pm; 30F/?4.58, valid for three days and including entry...
www.infohub.com /destinations/Europe-&-Russia/France/Narbonne   (212 words)

 USATODAY.com - Narbonne girls rise to the top   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Narbonne had one of the USA's top guards in Loree Moore, 5-9, who signed with Tennessee.
Narbonne had its 1998 state title stripped because of an ineligible player; Narbonne was banned from the playoffs in 1999.
This year Anderson was suspended for ten games after three incoming freshmen played a sanctioned summer league game for Narbonne before their junior high school had officially closed for the year.
www.usatoday.com /sports/preps/basketba/2001-03-27-narbonne.htm   (448 words)

 Things to do around Narbonne, Aude, France
Yet in spite of that it's only a 15 minute drive from central Narbonne, or 5 minutes to the Canal du Midi.
Sigean African Wildlife Reserve - 15km south of Narbonne on c.
Narbonne Plage is the nearest although there are a variety of others to choose from.
www.languedocholidays.com /ramonetage/area.htm   (640 words)

 Museums - Narbonne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At Narbonne, all the museums occupy the former Archbishops' Palace, built in the XII
Depository for Gallo-Roman and medieval remains found during the demolition of the town's ramparts.
Hidden away in the Clape mountain range, at 5km from Narbonne and the beaches, Château l'Hospitalet covers 2000 acres of nature overlooking the Mediterranean sea and owns an exceptional vineyards which is 130 acres big.
www.audetourisme.com /anglais/museeNarbonne.html   (593 words)

 French Motorail - Narbonne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This southern provincial town is situated on the Spanish border which makes it a perfect destination from which to explore Spain.
With vineyards on distant hills and a spider's web of picturesque streets to explore, Narbonne is an intriguing place to stay.
Narbonne is the ideal destination for French Motorail customers wishing to continue their journey into Spain, as the town is situated on the Spanish border.
www.raileurope.co.uk /frenchmotorail/narbonne.htm   (129 words)

 Site Officiel de la Mairie de Narbonne - Découvrir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The official tour guides of the Department of Culture of Narbonne City of Arts offer a year-round tour program aimed at familiarizing each and everyone with Narbonne's heritage.
During the school holidays, individual visitors can join in the scheduled visits, which are aimed at adults but also include activities and workshops for a young audience.
Also, tour organizers can get advice from official tour guides to organize stays in Narbonne, a hub for many excursions in the Narbonne area.
www.mairie-narbonne.fr /3-10082-Guided-tours.php   (147 words)

 Nouveau Narbonne prepare for a tough fight in 2007
Founded in 1971, Nouveau Narbonne broke the reign of the socialist communist alliance that had ruled Narbonne Rosé since the time of the Popular Front when Blum was the deputy and Prime Minster in 1936.
No matter how hard they proclaim their apolitical nature Nouveau Narbonne is now associated with Jacques Blanc's 18 years of rule at a regional level, complete with echoing rumours of corruption and deals with the extreme National Front.
The second factor that is also digging deep into the once solid quartiers is the rapid demographic growth of Narbonne with many new Narbonnais unaware of the unique political environment and history of the town and the personalities involved.
www.midi-life.com /News/nouveau_narbonne_in_tough_fight_2007.htm   (333 words)

 Hotels Narbonne, Aude Languedoc-Roussillon.
Our rooms are modern and cleverly designed, with a big double bed and an upper bunk, sink with mirror, television and remote control, a corner table and an alarm clock.
Our hotel B&B Narbonne is situated 2 km away from Narbonne city centre and 45 minutes away from Béziers airport.
Etap Hotel rooms contain a double bed, a drop-down single bed, an en-suite shower and toilet, an alarm clock and a television so you needn't miss your favourite programmes.
www.cybevasion.com /hotels/france/hotels_narbonne_3917_1_0.html   (161 words)

 Athena Review Image Archive: Plan of the Roman town at Narbonne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
This plan shows an overlay of modern streets on the core of the walled Roman town at Narbonne (Narbo Martius), founded in 118 BC where the via Domitia crossed the Aude River along major trade routes.
At their intersection was the Forum or marketplace, the Basilica or law court, the Curia or meeting hall, and a Capitolium for official state worship, dating from Hadrian's reign (AD 117-138).
Also in the town center was the Horreum or grain warehouse, built underground in Narbonne as a cryptoporticus.
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 Narbonne Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
This part of Narbonne really reminded me of Paris, and was very pretty and quite unexpected.
The main focal point of the old center of Narbonne is a lovely square that reminds me very much of Munich.
I loved the medieval section of Narbonne, I was very impressed with the beauty and energy of this city.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Europe/France/Languedoc_Roussillon/Narbonne-100916/Things_To_Do-Narbonne-R-2.html   (429 words)

 Narbonne : Introduction | Frommers.com
Medieval Narbonne was a port to rival Marseille in Roman days, with its "galleys laden with riches." It was the first town outside Italy to be colonized by the Romans, but the Mediterranean, now 8km (5 miles) away, left it high and dry.
After Lyon, Narbonne was the largest town in Gaul.
Buses from the town center are frequent, marked with their respective destinations.
www.frommers.com /destinations/narbonne/0670010001.html   (244 words)

 Nathaniel Narbonne High School
Narbonne loses hard fought pre-season game in paradise 6-25.
In the first game of the season our Gaucho football team traveled to Kahuku High School in Hawaii to play a pre-season game.
Varsity baseball team saw hard work pay off yesterday with a 13-0 win at home against Washington, but even more impressive they added a Marine League Title to go with it's 20th win on the season!
www.narbonnehigh.org   (389 words)

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 Narbonne, maritime town of the Aude   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A labyrinth of Midde-age streets, Renaissance-style façades, a monumental episcopal palace : Narbonne ressembles no other town.
Not to be missed is the Place de l'Hôtel de Ville where a portion of the Via Domitia has been excavated, the exceptional monumental building of the Palais des Archevèques (Archbishops' Palace) and St-Just and St Pasteur's cathedral, the art and history museum and the archeological museum, the Roman Horreum (underground warehouse).
Today, Narbonne is the proud owner of a guarded river port located in the heart of the town, providing tourists with completely safe and ideal conditions for a halt of one or several days, thereby permitting them to discover the town from a different angle.
www.audetourisme.com /anglais/narbonne.html   (190 words)

 Go to Narbonne, Aude, Languedoc close to the Mediterranean
When the clouds come up and the wind is blowing, no better place to climb is the Barbarossa tower at Gruissan.
Look across the étang to the hills of the Corbières, around to the monumental cathedral at Narbonne, or across the Mediterranean, and many miles of beaches, where in the heat of Summer thousands bathe, and elsewhere there are mountains of salt, ready to spice up meals.
Visit one of the most beautiful and stunning villages of Languedoc, straddling two valleys, and hanging above deep gorges - Minerve.
www.languedocfrance.com /places/aude/narbonne   (351 words)

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