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Isère, Rhône-Alpes

Vienne

facts in brief


Part of Pierre Van Der Aa map, ca. 1725
Part of Pierre Van Der Aa map, ca. 1725





Facts in brief:

Chief town of Allobroges & rival of Lyon in ancient times; site of council held to suppress Knights Templars 1311-1312; has Romanesque-Gothic former cathedral; has Roman remains including temple of Augustus & Livia, theater & obelisk.

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