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Lyon

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-10 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg I-10 map








Facts in brief:

Residence of Roman emperors; sacked by Huns & Visigoths; taken by Saracens 8th cen.; incorporated into Holy Roman Empire 1032; united to French crown 1312; prospered in 16th cen. but declined during wars of religion; scene of revolts in 19th cen.

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