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AboutVienne’s bishops became archbishops. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. There are two important Roman monuments still standing at Vienne.
Vienne was a target during the Plan de vienne autriche pdf download Period: Numerous remains of Roman constructions are still visible in modern Vienne. Retrieved from ” https: Today, the town vienn a regional commercial and industrial center specializing in the food industry.
The early Romanesque church of Saint Peter belonged to an ancient Benedictine abbey and was rebuilt in the ninth century, with tall square piers and two ranges of windows in the tall aisles and a notable porch.
Vienne was sacked in by the Protestants under the baron des Adrets, and was held for the Ligue —95, when it was taken in the name of Henri IV by Montmorency. Views Read Edit View history.
Today, the building houses a lapidary museum that holds a Junon head and the beautiful statue of Tutelathe city’s protective divinity. Their rights were repeatedly recognized, but they had serious local rivals in the counts of Albonand later Dauphins of the neighboring countship of the Viennois. Several ancient aqueducts and traces of Roman roads can still be seen.
The town was also an important early bishopric in Christian Gaul. It is one of France’s oldest Christian buildings dating from the 5th century laid-out in ivenne form of a basilica and having a large and well constructed nave. The archbishops finally surrendered their territorial powers to Llan in Many popular theories [ example needed ] have been advanced as to the original intent of this structure; there is even plan de vienne autriche pdf download legend [ citation needed ] of Pontius Viennee making it his tomb.
Its sculptural decoration was badly damaged by the Protestants in during the Wars of Religion. The provincial capital was an important early seat of a bishop and the legendary first bishop plan de vienne autriche pdf download to aytriche been Crescensa disciple of Paul.
Tourism is also a major part of the town’s economy. The fortifications were demolished between and This page was last edited on 24 Februaryat The town later became a Roman provincial capital. You can help by adding to it.
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autriiche Public bus in front of the SNCF station. Its most famous bishop was Avitus of Vienne. The two outstanding Roman remains in Vienne are the temple of Augustus and Liviaand the Plan de l’Aiguille or Pyramidea truncated pyramid resting on a portico with four arches, which was associated with the city’s Roman circus. It is a basilica, with three aisles and an apse, but no ambulatory or transepts. The first plan de vienne autriche pdf download bishop was Veruswho was present at the Plan de vienne autriche pdf download of Arles View over the South of the city with the Pilat mounts in the background.
The Gothic former cathedral of St Maurice was built between and From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
May Learn how and when to remove this template message. The Gallo-Roman theater of Vienne. The archbishops did not give up their rights over it to France tillwhen it first became French.
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Vienne’s archbishopric was suppressed in  during the revolution and officially terminated 11 years later by the Concordat of It also boasts a beautiful Romanesque tower and a magnificently sculptured South portal containing a splendid statue of Saint Peter. In Postumus was proclaimed emperor here of a short-lived Gallo-Roman empire. There were Christians here in plan de vienne autriche pdf download the churches of Vienne and Lyon addressed a letter to those of Asia and Phrygia and mention is made of the deacon of Vienne  Eusebius of CaesareaChurch History.