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Romanesque Era

The churches of this era, inspired by Roman architecture (thus the name romanesque), are charaterized by round arches, barrel-vaulting and large walls, a simple but heavy style…

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Poll shows anti-war French 'like US'

Seventy percent of the French say they like Americans but oppose a potential war in Iraq…

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Modern Life

As the fourth economic power, France’s standard of living and level of comsumption are very similar to those in the USA.

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Gothic Era

During the Middle Ages the fortress style of the romanesque buildings was refined and improved by French masons and architects. The first Gothic buildings appeared in the late 12th with the rebuilding of the Basilica Saint Denis…

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