Difference between revisions of "Bordeaux"

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==== History ====
 
==== History ====
*Bordeaux was founded around [[300 BC]] under the [[Latin names of European cities|Roman name]] ''Burdigala''
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*Bordeaux was founded around 300 BC under the [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latin_names_of_European_cities Roman name]] ''Burdigala''
*The city was plundered by the troops of [[Abd er Rahman]] in [[732]], after he had defeated [[Duke Eudes]] and before he was killed during the [[Battle of Tours]] on [[October 10]].
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*The city was plundered by the troops of [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abd_er_Rahman Abd er Rahman] in 732, after he had defeated Duke Eudes and before he was killed during the [http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Tours Battle of Tours] on October 10.
 
*From the 12th to the 15th century, Bordeaux was an English King's fief
 
*From the 12th to the 15th century, Bordeaux was an English King's fief
  

Revision as of 10:45, 25 November 2003

Area of France.

History

  • Bordeaux was founded around 300 BC under the Roman name] Burdigala
  • The city was plundered by the troops of Abd er Rahman in 732, after he had defeated Duke Eudes and before he was killed during the Battle of Tours on October 10.
  • From the 12th to the 15th century, Bordeaux was an English King's fief

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