The battle of Lugdunum, also called the battle of Lyon, was fought on 19 February 197 at Lugdunum (modern Lyon, France), between the armies of the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus and of the Roman usurper Clodius Albinus. ...more on Wikipedia about "Battle of Lugdunum"
CPE Lyon (Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Physique Electronique de Lyon) is one of the French Grandes Ecoles of engineering. ...more on Wikipedia about "CPE Lyon"
École Centrale de Lyon is one of the French Grandes écoles of engineering. ...more on Wikipedia about "École Centrale de Lyon"
École des Beaux-Arts ( IPA ) refers to several art schools in France. The most famous one is located in Paris, in the 6th arrondissement. Until 1897 women were barred from studying there. The Paris school is known as namesake and founding location of the Beaux Arts architectural movement of the early twentieth century. ...more on Wikipedia about "École des Beaux-Arts"
The École Normale Supérieure de Lyon (also known as ENSL, ENS-lyon or Normale Sup' Lyon) is an elite grande école located in Lyon, France, in the district of Gerland. Similar in status to the École Normale Supérieure in Paris, it trains researchers and teachers in the scientific fields. ...more on Wikipedia about "École Normale Supérieure de Lyon"
The First Council of Lyons (Lyons I) was the Thirteenth Ecumenical Council and took place in 1245. ...more on Wikipedia about "First Council of Lyons"
Fourvière is a suburb of Lyon, France located on a hill immediately west of the old part of the town. While it gives its name to a funicular line, it is known primarily for the Catholic cathedral the Basilica of Fourvière and the television tower La Tour Métallique which forms the highest point of Lyon. ...more on Wikipedia about "Fourvière"
Guignol is a French puppet show for children. ...more on Wikipedia about "Guignol"
The Institut d'études politiques de Lyon is a French political science grande école in Lyon ...more on Wikipedia about "Institut d'études politiques de Lyon"
INSA de Lyon is a major engineering university in France. It is part of the INSA university network. ...more on Wikipedia about "Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon"
La Martiniere Lyons is the La Martiniere College branch in Lyons, France. ...more on Wikipedia about "La Martiniere Lyons"
Colonia Copia Claudia Augusta Lugdunum (modern: Lyon) was an important Roman city in Gaul. The city was founded in 43 BC by Lucius Munatius Plancus. It served as the capital of the Roman Province Gallia Lugdunensis. For 300 years after its foundation Lugdunum was the most important city in north-western Europe. Two emperors, Claudius and Caracalla, were born in Lugdunum. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lugdunum"
Lyon (often Lyons in English) ( French pronunciation: ) is a city in east central France. Location: . ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyon"
The Lyon Anglican Church is a church of the Anglican Archdeaconry of France, part of the Diocese of Europe and is run by the Intercontinental Church Society. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyon Anglican Church"
The Lyon Metro, in Lyon, France, first opened in 1978 and now consists of 4 lines. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyon Metro"
Line A (Perrache - Laurent Bonnevay) was constructed using the cut-and-cover method, and went into service on May 2, 1978. Trains run on tires rather than steel wheels. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyon Metro Line A"
Line B (Charpennes - Stade-de-Gerland) was constructed using the cut-and-cover method, and went into service on May 2, 1978. Trains run on tires rather than steel wheels. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyon Metro Line B"
The Croix-Rousse-Croix-Paquet cog railway, which was refurbished in 1974, was integrated into the Metro in 1978 as line C, running from Hôtel-de-Ville to Croix-Rousse. It was extended to Cuire on December 8 1984. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyon Metro Line C"
Line D, with automatic trains running on tires and with no driver, and also known as MAGGALY (Métro Automatique à Grand Gabarit de l’Agglomération Lyonnaise) commenced operation under human control on September 4, 1991 between Gorge-de-Loup and Grange-Blanche. It was extended to Gare de Vénissieux on December 11 1992, at which time it switched to automatic operation. On April 28, 1997 it was extended again to Gare de Vaise. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyon Metro Line D"
Lyon Villeurbanne are a French rugby league club from the town of Lyon in France. They play in the French Championship. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lyon Villeurbanne"
The Opéra Nouvel (Nouvel Opera House) in Lyon, France is the home of the Opéra National de Lyon. The original opera house was re-designed by the distinguished French architect, Jean Nouvel between 1985 and 1993 and is named after him. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nouvel Opéra (Lyon)"
Olympique Lyonnais (sometimes abbreviated to OL or '"Lyon'") is a French football club founded in 1950. They play their home matches at the Stade Gerland in Lyon. The club's chairman is Jean-Michel Aulas and the first-team coach is Gerard Houllier. The club is based in Lyon and has both men's and women's teams. ...more on Wikipedia about "Olympique Lyonnais"
Opéra National de Lyon is an opera company in Lyon which performs in the Nouvel Opéra, a modernized version in 1993 of the original 1831 opera house. ...more on Wikipedia about "Opéra National de Lyon"
Sainte Foy les Lyon is an industrial town only three miles from the centre of Lyon, (the second city of France) but is a community in its own right. The town grew as a haven from the industry of Lyon, as it is set high above the city, and there are some wonderful panoramas of Lyon and the surrounding area, notably from a park known as the 'Esplanade de Lichfield". Lyon is said to be the city of three rivers - the Rhône and Saône rivers which converge there - and the Beaujolais! Sainte Foy's finest historic asset is remains of a Roman aqueduct and there is a fine seminary, steep narrow walled streets, parks and gardens, and squares in the town centre. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sainte Foy les Lyon"
Sainte Marie de La Tourette is a Dominican monastery in a valley near Lyon, France designed by the architect Le Corbusier and constructed between 1956 and 1960. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sainte Marie de La Tourette"
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