Saint-Benoît-du-Sault

Saint-Benoit-du-Sault
Saint-Benoît-du-Sault is a commune in the Indre department in central France.wikipedia
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Les Plus Beaux Villages de France

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In 1988, it was named one of "the most beautiful villages of France."

Indre

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Saint-Benoît-du-Sault is a commune in the Indre department in central France.
The Indre department has two villages which have been classified among the most beautiful villages of France: Saint-Benoît-du-Sault and Gargilesse-Dampierre.

Berry, France

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It is a medieval village, perched in a curve on a rocky butte overlooking the Portefeuille River in the former province of Berry.

Hervé Faye

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Hervé Auguste Étienne Albans Faye (October 1, 1814 – July 4, 1902) was a French astronomer, born at Saint-Benoît-du-Sault (Indre) and educated at the École Polytechnique, which he left in 1834, before completing his course, to accept a position in the Paris Observatory to which he had been appointed on the recommendation of M. Arago.

Château de Brosse

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The Château de Brosse is a ruined castle in the commune of Chaillac, near Saint-Benoît-du-Sault in the Indre département of France.

Bituriges

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Located in the area of Gaul settled by a powerful Celtic tribe, the Bituriges, "Kings of the World" (summa penes imperii bituriges), powerful until their defeat against Julius Caesar at Bourges (Avaricum), part of Roman Aquitania.

Sacierges-Saint-Martin

Ten centuries later, in 974, some benedictine monks of Sacierges-Saint-Martin took refuge on a granite spur, where they founded a priory: Salis, future Saint-Benoît-du-Sault.

François-Timoléon de Choisy

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He was ordained priest, and received various ecclesiastical preferments, such as the priory of Saint-Benoît-du-Sault in 1689.

Communes of the Indre department

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*Communes of the Indre department

Herbert Southworth

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He died on 30 October 1990 in a medical centre of Le Blanc, close to Saint-Benoît-du-Sault (Indre), the French village where Southworth had lived his last two decades.

Communes of France

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Saint-Benoît-du-Sault is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Departments of France

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Saint-Benoît-du-Sault is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

France

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Saint-Benoît-du-Sault is a commune in the Indre department in central France.

Provinces of France

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It is a medieval village, perched in a curve on a rocky butte overlooking the Portefeuille River in the former province of Berry.

Gaul

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Located in the area of Gaul settled by a powerful Celtic tribe, the Bituriges, "Kings of the World" (summa penes imperii bituriges), powerful until their defeat against Julius Caesar at Bourges (Avaricum), part of Roman Aquitania.

Celts

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Located in the area of Gaul settled by a powerful Celtic tribe, the Bituriges, "Kings of the World" (summa penes imperii bituriges), powerful until their defeat against Julius Caesar at Bourges (Avaricum), part of Roman Aquitania.

Julius Caesar

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Located in the area of Gaul settled by a powerful Celtic tribe, the Bituriges, "Kings of the World" (summa penes imperii bituriges), powerful until their defeat against Julius Caesar at Bourges (Avaricum), part of Roman Aquitania.

Bourges

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Located in the area of Gaul settled by a powerful Celtic tribe, the Bituriges, "Kings of the World" (summa penes imperii bituriges), powerful until their defeat against Julius Caesar at Bourges (Avaricum), part of Roman Aquitania.

Ancient Rome

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Located in the area of Gaul settled by a powerful Celtic tribe, the Bituriges, "Kings of the World" (summa penes imperii bituriges), powerful until their defeat against Julius Caesar at Bourges (Avaricum), part of Roman Aquitania.

Gallia Aquitania

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Located in the area of Gaul settled by a powerful Celtic tribe, the Bituriges, "Kings of the World" (summa penes imperii bituriges), powerful until their defeat against Julius Caesar at Bourges (Avaricum), part of Roman Aquitania.

Dolmen

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Two dolmens (Passebonneau and des Gorces) near to Saint-Benoît-du-Sault attest to the ancientness of human presence, if not of the Bituriges.

Monk

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Ten centuries later, in 974, some benedictine monks of Sacierges-Saint-Martin took refuge on a granite spur, where they founded a priory: Salis, future Saint-Benoît-du-Sault.

Priory

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From the 10th to the 17th century, the history of the priory and the new village is made up of resistance to the possessive desires of feudal neighbours, such as the Limoges and de Brosse family.

Village

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From the 10th to the 17th century, the history of the priory and the new village is made up of resistance to the possessive desires of feudal neighbours, such as the Limoges and de Brosse family.

Feudalism

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From the 10th to the 17th century, the history of the priory and the new village is made up of resistance to the possessive desires of feudal neighbours, such as the Limoges and de Brosse family.