Langres


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Langres

(läN`grə), town (1990 pop. 11,026), Haute-Marne dept., NE France. An agricultural center, its manufactures include machinery and plastics. It has an old and famous cutlery industry. An episcopal see since the 3d cent., Langres has preserved a large part of its ancient fortifications. Diderot, whose father was a cutler, was born there.

Langres

 

a plateau in France, in the southeastern part of the Paris Basin. It forms part of the watershed between the basins of the Seine and Saône rivers. The plateau reaches a height of 532 m. It is made up primarily of limestone, with karstic development. There are sparse oak forests and thickets of shrubs. There is sheep breeding, viticulture, and wine-making.

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Contract notice: supply of concrete for the protection of banks on the departmental roads of the technical pole of langres
To increase their effectiveness, Nolan drafted a set of intelligence regulations applicable to each echelon and established a school at Langres, France, to train all intelligence officers down to division.
Langres, France: Abu Dhabi Racing (ADR) junior driver Mohammad Al Mutawaa is looking forward to adding vital experience on the international platform following a strong showing on the gravel tracks of the Rallye Terre de Langres - Haute-Marne.
He outlines the techniques employed by the authors to legitimize the translation of relics to their new homes in Soissons, Halberstadt, Langres, Gaeta, Amalfi, Venice, Cluny, and Paris.
La conocio y la comento a los religiosos, porque entre los administradores de la escuela lasaliana de Langres estaba el archidiacono Didier Diderot, hermano de su codirector Denis Diderot (3).
Por el norte llegan los ultimos contrafuertes de la cadena montanosa de los Vosgos; en frente hay otra colina, casi tan alta como la de Bourlemont; entre las dos se forma un pequeno valle y en el hay un pueblecito llamado Langres (Figura 11).
Ceolfrith's died on the journey to Rome in 716 at Langres monastery in France and his followers took the Codex Amiatinus on to Rome and presented it to the Pope.
Le << convoi >>--c'est ainsi que les archives parlent de ces transferts--emprunte la ligne ferroviaire (1) a travers la banlieue parisienne, la foret d'Orient, le plateau de Langres, le val de Meuse, puis, depuis la gare de Vesoul, conduit ces femmes vers un petit village de 200 habitants situe en haut d'une colline, Saint-Remy.
Existe tambien una leyenda cristiana referida a un martir del siglo III, Saint Mammant o Saint Mammes, venerado desde el siglo VIII en la catedral francesa de Langres, donde se alojan sus reliquias, y que en otros idiomas tambien se lo conoce como San Mamante o Mamete, Sao Mamede o Saint Mamas.
Pero de reliquia analoga han reivindicado posesion Roma, Santiago de Compostela, Chartres misma, Besancon, Metz, Hildesheim, Charroux, Conques, Langres, Anversa, Fecamp, Puy-en-Velay, Auvergne.