Paris map antique
Map of Paris antique. Paris map antique (Île-de-France - France) to print. Paris map antique (Île-de-France - France) to download. In 508 the first king of the Franks, Clovis I, made antique Paris the capital of his empire. In 987, the Capetian dynasty came to power until 1328. During the eleventh century, Paris gradually became more prosper thanks to its trade in silver and because it was a strategic route for pilgrims and traders (see Paris map antique).
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Lutetia became the antique Paris in 212 BC. Antique Paris location was both an asset and a risk as it came under almost constant attack from barbarian invaders. To protect itself, the city built defensive city wall. In 357, the Emperor Constantine nephew Julian arrived in Paris to become the city governor as its shown in Paris map antique. Julian was known as "the Apostate" and rebelled against his uncle's declaration of the official religion of Christianity. Julian became the emperor in 361, but died in battle just two years later.