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Before Notre Dame – St. Etienne

By |2019-04-16T13:15:25-07:00July 31st, 2017|Architecture, Medieval|

Notre Dame of Paris (1160s AD) A Roman temple to Jupiter In the time of the Romans, about 100 AD, the city council of Paris built a temple. They dedicated it to the Roman god Jupiter. The temple was on the island in the middle of Paris, the Ile de la Cité. In fact, it was right [...]