Thursday, November 22, 2012

Les Grandes Heures de l'Histoire de France (The grand "hours" in the history of France) - In 451 AD, Saint Geneviève led a "prayer marathon" that was said to have saved Paris by diverting Attila's Huns away from the city. When Childeric I besieged the city in 464 and conquered it, she acted as an intermediary between the city and its conqueror, collecting food and convincing Childeric to release his prisoners ...

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