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 List of abbeys and priories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abbey of St Maurice in Saint-Maurice-en-Valais (Roman Agaunum)
Abbeys and priories on the Isle of Man
Abbey of the Holy Trinity in Huntsville, Utah.
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 Picardy Town Information III
It is situated in the Département of Aisne, northwest of Laon and 80 miles northeast of Paris.
One of the richest abbeys in France, the abbey of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes, was founded in the 11th century.
Still standing is the Abbey of Saint-Médard, which was constructed in the 8th century, and the 11th to 12th century Abbey of Saint-Léger that has been converted into a museum.
www.french-at-a-touch.com /French_Regions/Picardie/picardie_town_information_iii.htm   (1280 words)

 Saint Jerome - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Saint Jerome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
After the closure of local mines in the 1950s, it became a centre for the arts and tourism.
Saint Joan of Arc (biography by Vita Sackville-West)
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Saint+Jerome   (130 words)

 Wine Tasting, Vineyards, in France: Abbaye de Valmagne (Coteaux du Languedoc)
The Abbaye de Valmagne is at the same time an architectural marvel, and a Coteaux du Languedoc winery.
The history of this abbey, built in the 12th century, is tumultuous, as it went through wars of religions, prospered again, then with the french revolutionary terror and chaos was close to destruction, and somehow was saved by becoming a winery.
In 1860, the abbey had 1/3 planted in Morastel, but as often, the phylloxera brought havoc with the grape varieties and Morastel was not among the replanted varieties.
www.wineterroirs.com /2005/02/abbaye_de_valma.html   (996 words)

 Domaine du Lac de L'Ailette
The Parc de l'Ailette, which is listed as a natural reserve, has an ever-increasing population of migratory and indigenous birds.
His main aim is to come up with elegant designs that will fit in and harmonise with the exceptional setting formed by the water and the forest: a fusion of housing and nature that revives the tradition of lakeside and woodland architecture.
The main characteristic of these cottages is that they combine openness to the light of the lake and the woods, with the intimacy of their comfortable interiors.
www.pamgolding.co.za /international/france/domainedulac/domainedulacdelailette.asp   (729 words)

 part35.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Drawing of the Abbey of Saint Marcoul, which is located near the village of Corbeny.
King Charles went here to "touch" the sick because it was believed that the touch of a newly anointed King had miraculous healing powers.
The crypt of Saint Medard church - Soissons.
faculty.smu.edu /bwheeler/joan_of_arc/IMAGES.new/part35.html   (94 words)

 Sky Signs: Eclipse Path--France
The Rue de la Petite Juiverie and the Rue des Juifs [streets of the Jews] still exist in the town.
The former Rue des Juifs is the present-day Rue Taine.
Among many old churches, monuments, and public buildings are the Gothic Cathedral of Saint Etienne (13th-16th centuries), the Palais de Justice begun in the 18th century, the 4th-century Church of Saint Peter, and the Porte des Allemands (13th-15th centuries).
philologos.org /bpr/files/Sky_Signs/ss013e.htm   (2861 words)

 Chronique des roses de Picardie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The Chemin des Dames in the Aisne, a theatre of heavy fighting during the Great War of 1914 -1918, is a strange reminder of those memories as is the itinerary of the fields of honour of the Somme, where British troops won fame in such remarkable manner.
And here and there, they are illuminated by sculptured structures: the Hôtel de Ville in Saint-Quentin, the abbey of Saint-Riquier, the abbey church of Saint-Germer-de-Fly, the churches of Harbonnières and Caix, like two brides dressed in lace swirling in the breeze; the abbey church of Saint-Vulfran d'Abbeville and the chapel of Saint-Esprit de Rue...
In 1206, Walon de Sarton, the canon of Picquigny, returned from the Holy Land with a fragment from the head of St John the Baptist.
www.diplomatie.gouv.fr /label_france/ENGLISH/REGION/PICARDIE/pic.html   (1594 words)

 The Memoirs of Victor Hugo - Chapter I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Ducis was at the height of his triumph; he and Delille were seated side by side in academic glory, which is not unlike theatrical glory.
Marshal de Lauriston, Minister of the King's Household, rejoiced at the sunshine.
M. de Marcellus declared that the assassination of Arthur was an improbable incident.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/books/lit/historical/TheMemoirsofVictorHugo/chap1.html   (3611 words)

Bonde et C. Maines, "L'architecture de l'abbaye augustinienne de Saint-Jean-des-Vignes, Soissons," Congrès archéologique de France, tenu à Soissons et à Laon, septembre 1990, 2 vols., Paris, 1994, II: 589-632.
Bonde and C. Maines, "The Archaeology of Monasticism, Ten Years of Work at the Augustinian Abbey of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes, Soissons," in Medieval Europe, 1992 (Pre-printed Papers of the Conference on Medieval Archaeology in Europe, York, 21-24.IX.1992), 8 vols., York, 1992, 8: 83-88.
"Chroniques des fouilles médiévales: Soissons (Aisne), Abbaye de Saint-Jean-des-Vignes" Archéologie Médiévale, XIII (1983): 285-286; XIV (1984): 329-330; XV (1985): 254; XVI (1986): 201-202; XVII (1987): 218-219; XVIII (1988): 341-343; XX (1990): 393-394; XXII (1992): 467-468; XXIII (1993): 397-398.
www.wesleyan.edu /monarch/EnglishSite/bibliography.htm   (656 words)

 Soissons - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Over the centuries, the area changed hands several times between France and Prussia.
In 744 the Synod of Soissons met at the instigation of Pippin III, and Saint Boniface, the Pope's missionary to pagan Germany, secured the condemnation of the Frankish bishop Adalbert and the Irish missionary Clement.
Today, Soissons is a commercial and manufacturing center with the 12th century cathedral of Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais de Soissons and Saint Jean Des Vignes Abbey as one of its most important historical buildings.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Soissons   (269 words)

 The Cistercian abbey of Vauclair and medicinal herb garden
This abbey on the northern slope of the Chemin des Dames ridge (WW1) was founded in 1134 by St Bernard in the heart of the forest of Vauclair.
After the French Revolution the abbey estate was used for agriculture but it was during the First World War that the buildings were almost totally destroyed in the cross-fire.
The ruined abbey with its medicinal herb garden and orchard of rare fruit trees is now a sight of real cultural interest and the departure point for a number of hiking tracks.
www.evasion-aisne.com /visites_virtuelles/uk/abbaye_vauclair.php   (197 words)

 The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary - Consistory of May 16, 1823
Cardinal de Bernis obtained for him the priorate of Saint-Onésime de Donchery.
Consecrated, January 13, 1788, cathedral of Dijon, by René des Montiers de Mérinville, bishop of Dijon, assisted by François Moreau, bishop of Mâcon, and by Jean-Baptiste Chilleau, bishop of Chalon.
Exposed in the church of St. Germain l'Auxerrois, Paris, where the funeral took place on Monday, December 14, 1829, celebrated by Hyacinthe-Louis de Quelen, archbishop of Paris; that same day, the body was translated to Sens and buried in the crypt of the archbishops in the metropolitan cathedral.
www.fiu.edu /~mirandas/bios1823-ii.htm   (620 words)

 French Departmental Information for Aisne
Despite damage inflicted in the wars, the 13/15th century Basilica of Saint Quentin has survived, an imposing Gothic monument with its unusual fl and white flagstone labyrinth on the nave floor whilst the Hotel de Ville is a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture.
The abbey of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes is an exceptional monument and amongst its parks and gardens is that of the Horticultural Society.
The pretty village of La Ferté-Milon on the banks of the Ourcq canal is overlooked by an unfinished Chateau and a painting school occupies the mansion where Jean de la Fontaine was married.
www.sifex.co.uk /department_details.asp?id=56&RID=20   (406 words)

 aisne - laon - chemin des dames : Auberge de la Vallée
If you are interested in history and heritage from the Middle Ages to the Great War, you will be able to visit many historic museums and churches, the Vauclair Abbey, the Coucy castle, or even the Circuit of Remembrance, the "Chemin des Dames" and the "Caverne du Dragon".
Auberge de la Vallée is situated in the centre of the Laon, Soisson and Reims triangle, and the splendid cathedral.
- The Circuit of Remembrance, the "Caverne du Dragon", the "Chemin des Dames".
www.auberge-delavallee.com /inn-tourism.htm   (300 words)

 The abbey of Saint-Jean des Vignes
The abbey of Saint-Jean des Vignes at Soissons, view detailed information...
Towering over Soissons, once the capital of France, the 75 metre high spires of this abbey are often taken for those of the cathedral.
Founded in the 11th century, it was one of the wealthiest abbeys in the Middle Ages and is still the finest building in Soissons.
www.evasion-aisne.com /visites_virtuelles/uk/abbaye_st_jean_des_vignes.php   (137 words)

 Remains of the Abbey of Saint Michel
Remains of the Abbey of Saint Michel, view detailed information...
The abbey looks vast and, at first glance, seems to have escaped the ravages of time.
This event is organised by the Conseil Général de l’Aisne in association with France-Musique and Harmonia Mundi recordings.
www.evasion-aisne.com /visites_virtuelles/uk/abbaye_de_st_michel.php   (255 words)

 Vignes, - Margot labourez les vignes (Orlando di Lasso) - ChoralWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Les Chants De Vignes 459 Ch de la Rivière, Canton de Magog, Quebec Phone: (819) 847-8467.
Amnesty International was saddened to learn that Vignes s/o Mourthi and Moorthy A/L Angappan were hanged at 6am on 26 September at Changi Prison.
Coeur des Vignes L' Hotel and Restaurant Francais bed and breakfast - Southold, New York.
infofeedtech.com /ifft/vignes.htm   (450 words)

 Vins Jean Perrier & Fils - Mondeuse
This is a typical Savoie variety of vine producing fl grapes, perfectly adapted to the Jurassic limestones rocks and slopes of the Combe de Savoie region, the birthplace of the vine in the Alps.
Today, Mondeuse is the basis of the most well-known Savoie vintages: Arbin, Chignin, Montmélian, Cruet, Saint Jean de la Porte and Fréterive.
District of Arbin, St Jean de la Porte, between Montmélian and Albertville.
www.vins-perrier.com /gb/mondeuse.html   (266 words)

 Sheila Bonde   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The first involves the ongoing (since 1982) excavation of the medieval abbey of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes in Soissons, France, and the broader comparative work on the archaeology of medieval monasteries.
Our research is currently supported by a grant from the Minist¶re de la Culture in France, in conjunction with the Commission des Monuments Historiques.
We have also published on the rúle of the individual within the monastic corporation, and the seventeenth-century phase of the abbey.
www.brown.edu /Departments/Art_Architecture/faculty_staff/bonde.html   (1337 words)

 Wheaton College: News: Medieval Scholars To Speak On Monasticism
The abbey was established as a community of priests living according to the Rule of Saint Augustine.
The abbey remained active until the French Revolution, after which it was partially dismantled and converted into a military base.
During the 1970's, the site was returned to the care of Ville de Soissons and is now maintained as a tourist site and the home of the Cente départemental d'Archéologie de l'Aisne and the Centre d'Etudes de Peinture murale romaine.
www.wheatonma.edu /News/pr19980330a.html   (446 words)

   IWHA 2005: A. The Control of Water  
Beginning with a thirteenth-century spring house, repaired and restored in the seventeenth century, water passed through pipes set in an underground stone aqueduct nearly 2 km long.
The differences in altitude between spring house, the low point and the abbey means that the brothers of Saint-Jean had mastered the technology of inverted siphons.
Water was then diverted to the abbey kitchen, refectory and cloister lavabo.
iwha.polaire.net /cgi-bin/2005/papers.cgi?detail=372-bonde&order=name   (171 words)

 Walking/Riding in the Aisne
In the surrounding area are picturesque villages of white stone houses, as well as some remarkable sights : the castle of Septmonts, the abbey of Longpont, the many wash houses and wells.
The fort, designed by Séré de Rivières, is a fine example of late 19th century military architecture, following in the fine tradition of French fortification from Vauban to Maginot.
Soissons was chosen as the capital of the Merovingians and is home to some of the finest treasures of medieval architecture.
www.randonner.fr /an/territoires/soissonnais.aspx   (273 words)

 Soissons - The city of the vase - Capital of the first Merovingian kings - Regional Council of Picardy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Saint-Jean-des-Vignes abbey (the most spectacular monument in Soissons).
Soissons places a great deal of importance on outdoor spaces and has many parks.
Among these are the Horticultural Society gardens, which has many rare plant species, the Saint-Pierre square highlighting the ruins of Notre-Dame abbey and Saint-Crépin park.
www.cr-picardie.fr /en/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=159   (144 words)

 Soissons info here at en.90of100d.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Un élève du Lycée Léonard de Vinci raflé à Soissons Un élève du Lycée.
In 744 the Synod of Soissons met at the instigation of Pippin III, 'n Saint Boniface, the Pope's missionary to pagan Germany, secured the condemnation of the Frankish bishop Adalbert 'n the Irish missionary Clement.
Today, Soissons is a wholesaling 'n manufacturing medial with the 12th century Cathedral of Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais 'n Saint Jean des Vignes Abbey as single of its max decisive historical buildings.
en.90of100d.info /Soissons   (340 words)

 TE Jan 2002: Digital Multimedia and Teaching
In addition, because the data was available in all of its detail, examples used in the teaching modules had a built-in authenticity, and student users got a taste of the real world of research in material culture, art history, and other fields.
Professor Massimo Riva's "Decameron Web", and Professor Sheila Bonde's efforts to create an accessible three-dimensional model of the buildings and grounds at the abbey of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes in Soissons, France are also examples of STG sponsored multimedia work that has both research and teaching value.
At a university-college like Brown with an emphasis on exploring the way research feeds the classroom experience of both faculty and students, this kind of work has particular resonance.
www.brown.edu /Administration/Sheridan_Center/pubs/teachingExchange/jan2002/academic_multimed.shtml   (1601 words)

 Soissons - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Part of the Abbey of Saint-Jean-des-Vignes (where Thomas à Becket lived for several years) survives, as does the nearby Abbey of St. Médard, a burial place of Merovingian kings.
The Abbey of "Saint-Jean des Vignes" (11th century).
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-soissons.html   (285 words)

 History of the American Field Service in France. 1920. The Camion Sections.
Inasmuch as Soissons and the Chemin des Dames were the points in the line nearest Paris, it was here that the greatest activity on any front in 1917 occurred.
Unfortunately this was not the case; for, when we pitched camp at Soissons, the Chemin des Dames sector was one of the hottest on the front, and the hungry guns were ever howling for more food.
It was at that time that Madame Acherez performed the heroic work that won for her the war cross, in assuming the duties of mayor of the city, and remaining to take care of the people while the city was in the hands of the Germans.
www.gwpda.org /memoir/AFShist/AFS3a.htm   (17568 words)

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