BasiliqueSaint Deni<br />Helga design<br />
The church was founded by Dagobert  I<br /> in the 7th century<br />
Dagobert’ s  tomb<br />
The Basilica of Saint Denis (French: Basilique de Saint-Denis) is the famous burial site of the French monarchs, comparabl...
St. Denis is the patron saint of Paris who was martyred by the Romans at Montmartre in about 250 AD. He picked up his own ...
St.DeniatNotreDame<br />
This small tomb is for Jean I, the posthumous heir of King Louis X who was born and ‘reigned’ for 4 days in 1316 before hi...
the Dauphin Louis-Joseph who died at age 8, was the second son, the titular Louis XVII who died after the revolution, are ...
Gregorianmusic<br />
Marie  Antoinette<br />
Saint  Denis  Tombs   of<br /> Louis XII <br />And<br />Anne of  Brittany<br />
Here is Louis XII and his wife Anne de Bretagne, ornately wigged and robed, in prayer atop their monument. <br />
“But glance down and we see Louis in all his mortality, naked, without his  wig, humbled”<br />
Tomb of Henry II and Catherine de Medici<br />Tomb of Henry II and Catherine de Medici<br />
Much of the art and gold work at the Cathedral was stolen or melted down but the beauty of the basilica  and many of the m...
Rich  details in  marble<br />
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Basilique Saint Deni

  1. 1. BasiliqueSaint Deni<br />Helga design<br />
  2. 2. The church was founded by Dagobert I<br /> in the 7th century<br />
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  5. 5. Dagobert’ s tomb<br />
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  7. 7. The Basilica of Saint Denis (French: Basilique de Saint-Denis) is the famous burial site of the French monarchs, comparable to Westminster Abbey in England.<br /> Almost all the kings of France were buried in the Basilica, but unlike Westminster Abbey it was not used for coronations (a role devoted to the Cathedral of Reims).<br /> The basilica is located in Saint Denis,<br /> now a northern suburb of Paris<br />Inspired by Janet Blog “Confronting Mortality at St. Denis”<br />http://janettravels.wordpress.com<br />
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  11. 11. St. Denis is the patron saint of Paris who was martyred by the Romans at Montmartre in about 250 AD. He picked up his own head and walked the many miles to his current resting place, the spot where the church and later cathedral of St. Denis now stands<br />
  12. 12. St.DeniatNotreDame<br />
  13. 13. This small tomb is for Jean I, the posthumous heir of King Louis X who was born and ‘reigned’ for 4 days in 1316 before his death. Note the royal lion at his feet.  <br />
  14. 14. the Dauphin Louis-Joseph who died at age 8, was the second son, the titular Louis XVII who died after the revolution, are interred in the crypt.  This is the monument containing the heart of Louis XVII.<br />
  15. 15. Gregorianmusic<br />
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  19. 19. Marie Antoinette<br />
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  23. 23. Saint Denis Tombs of<br /> Louis XII <br />And<br />Anne of Brittany<br />
  24. 24. Here is Louis XII and his wife Anne de Bretagne, ornately wigged and robed, in prayer atop their monument. <br />
  25. 25. “But glance down and we see Louis in all his mortality, naked, without his wig, humbled”<br />
  26. 26. Tomb of Henry II and Catherine de Medici<br />Tomb of Henry II and Catherine de Medici<br />
  27. 27. Much of the art and gold work at the Cathedral was stolen or melted down but the beauty of the basilica and many of the magnificent tombs remain.<br />
  28. 28. Rich details in marble<br />

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