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Carcassonne region – 1781 (C. Aldring, P. Bourgoin)

Old map of town and cities in the region around Carcassonne (Aude, France). Published in 1781 by C. Aldring and P. Bourgoin. The vertical black line is the roseline from Paris.

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Shield of Alet-les-Bains, Aude (Wikimedia) The old town of Alet-les-Bains (Alet) is situated 7 km south-east from Limoux and 6 km north from Couiza. The church is dedicated to saint André.

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XVIIe siècle (Nicolas Poussin)

The painting ‘XVIIe siècle’, a self-portrait by Nicolas Poussin.
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Nicolas Poussin

Nicolas Poussin selfportraitNicolas Poussin was the leading painter of the classical French Baroque style, although he spent most of his working life in Rome. His work is characterized by clarity, logic, and order, and favors line over color. Until the 20th century he remained a major inspiration for such classically oriented artists as Jacques-Louis David, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres and Paul Cézanne.
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200px-Blason_ville_fr_Campagne-sur-Aude_(Aude).svgAbout 2km south-west from Espéraza and over 4km north from Quillan is located the small but growing town of Campagne-sur-Aude. From 1147 it was under command by the Templars.

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Saint-Hilaire, Aude

500px-Blason_ville_fr_Saint-Hilaire_(Aude).svgThe town ‘Saint-Hilaire’ is situated in Aude about 8 km north of Limoux and 13 km south of Carcassonne, next to the river Luaquet and on the Meridian of Paris.
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Carte de l’état-major (1820-1866) – Puivert-Bugarach

Extract from the old map of France Carte de l’etat-major (1820-1866).

Original name Carte de l’état-major (1820-1866) en couleurs
Period 1820 – 1866
Extract region Puivert – Bugarach, France
Source Géoportail


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Blason_ville_fr_Greffeil_(Aude).svgEast of Limoux is a small but very old town named Greffeil. Public information dates back to the year 870 AD/CT when it was called Agrifolium. It is situated in the valley of the river le Lauquet.
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Bulletin de la Société d’Études Scientifiques de l’Aude (1891)

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Archaeological research paper from 1891 about many locations in Aude.

le Serbaïrou

Enclosed between de rivers Blanque and Sals you find a hill named le Serbaïrou. It is positioned near Sougraigne and Rennes-les-Bains.

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