Denis was decapitated, but not defeated - nor defeeted... He picked up his severed head and marched to this site, where wanted to be buried. When in 496 the barbarian king Clovis converted to Chrisianity, this site would be of special importance to the Merovingian kings. Note the criscrossing of arches, one element that allowed for the new heights to be attained.
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Date: 6/3/09 4:16 AM