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Old 24-11-2012, 12:00 AM   #67
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Lightbulb Arrondissements of Paris

The 13th arrondissement of Paris (also known as "arrondissement des Gobelins") is one of the 20 arrondissements (administrative districts) of the capital city of France.

Places of interest...Paris's main Chinatown, also locally called la petite Asie ("Little Asia"), is located in the high rise buildings of this arrondissement.The following can be found in this area...

Les Olympiades, Super-Italie and various other towers among the tallest in Paris / Tang Frères and Paristore Asian supermarkets and grocery stores.Bibliothèque nationale de France...



Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital Butte-aux-Cailles Gare d'Austerlitz Gobelins manufactory / University of Chicago Center in Paris 6 Villa des Gobelins - residence of Hồ Chí Minh from July 1919 to July 1921...

Gobelin was the name of a family of dyers, who in all probability came originally from Reims, and who in the middle of the 15th century established themselves in the Faubourg Saint Marcel, Paris, on the banks of the Bièvre.The first head of the firm was named Jehan (d. 1476). He discovered a peculiar kind of scarlet dyestuff, and he expended so much money on his establishment that it was named by the common people la folie Gobelin...
Situated on the right bank of the River Seine and centred on the Opéra, the 8th is, together with the 1st and 9th arrondissements...

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Diana was worshipped at a festival on August 13, when King Servius Tullius, himself born a slave, dedicated her temple on the Aventine Hill in the mid-6th century BC. Being placed on the Aventine, and thus outside the pomerium, meant that Diana's cult essentially remained a foreign one, like that of Bacchus; she was never officially transferred to Rome as Juno was after the sack of Veii. It seems that her cult originated in Aricia, where her priest, the Rex Nemorensis remained...
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