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“A Celtic tribe called the Parisii founded the place some centuries before the birth of our Lord and Savior.”
“The Parisii were a small tribe of Gauls whose island city was the home of a prosperous community of shipmen and merchants, but it is not until the Conquest of Gaul by the Romans that Lutetia, for such was its Romanised name, joins the great pageant of history.”
“Seine a tribe of men called Parisii, whose chief village, Lutetia, stood where now rises Notre Dame.”
“A few years ago, when reading the book, I reminded a friend that one reason I love Paris (as Faulkner once said about Mississippi: in spite of, not because) is that it was founded by Celts, from a wandering tribe called the Parisii.”
“There was a similarly large celebration when Louis was born: "civitas Parisii in qua natus est, tanto gaudio fuit repleta, quod per septem dies … populus totius civitatis, laudes debitas solventes creatori suo, ducendo choreas canere non cessavit" (Delaborde, 1: 81 — 82).”
“What a contrast between the French capital of 1831, and that Lutetia of the ancient Parisii, which Caesar found nearly nineteen hundred years ago occupying the little island, around which has since extended itself so wide a circle of wealth, industry, intelligence, and the works which these create!”
“The Gaul Camulogenus burnt Lutetia in 52 b.c., while defending against Cæsar the tribe of the Parisii, whose capital it was.”
“Parisii, for instance, were represented as holding both banks of the Seine and Marne at their confluence, and the Gallic Bituriges were found on the”
“The location of the ancient tribe of the Parisii is typical of many other weak riverine folk who seek in the islands of a river a protected position to compensate for their paucity of number.”
“The Parisii were thus admirably placed for tapping the profitable commerce of north-west Europe, and by the waters of the”
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