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Death of Sainte-Geneviève

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Sainte-Geneviève, the patron saint of the Parisians, also perpetuated with her legend on the walls of the Panthéon, originally her church but now dedicated to the Grands Hommes of the nation, was born at Nanterre, near Paris, in 422, and guarded in the fields the flocks of her parents, Sévère and Gérontia.

The Project Gutenberg EBook of Paris from the Earliest Period to the Present Day; Volume 1, by William Walton Published 1899