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Ville Bourges (Cher, 18)
Subject(s) Roman city walls
 
Author(s) Hentzner, Paul
  German jurist (1558-1623)
Resource type Printed book
Date 1617
Inscription
References Hentzner 1617, p. 75
Bibliography Provost/Chevrot/Troadec 1992, pp. 101-102 ; Lemerle 2005, pp. 32, 107
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ź Veteris Urbis situs, quŠ Avaricum olim nominata fuit, ad paludes vergit, cujus etiamnum muri propemodum integri, hinc inde extant ; Extenduntur Ó turri, quam ab insolitÔ crassitudine magnam vocÔrunt, vulg˛ la grosse tour, per medium D. Stephani templum & plateam D. Joannis campestris portamque Gordianam usque ad portam novam, olim S. AndreŠ dictam ; inde per plateam Amphitheatri, vulg˛ des arenes, nuncupatam, ad portam Turonensem usque hinc porrecto ambitu versus portam D. Pauli paulatim magnam turrim repetunt. ╗