Listen: River Seine, Vandalism And France discussed on Bloomberg Best
"France for that matter lead there, but during the French revolution. It was as a symbol of oppression and fell victim to numerous acts of vandalism. People took swipes at it with axes and hammers beheading many statues. It was there that the Polian chose to be crowned emperor in eighteen o four. But by then the long-neglected building on an island in the middle of the river Seine was plagued by lead roof full of leaks an architect determined to say that the building enlisted the help of a friend writer, Victor, Hugo his resulting novel Notre Dame, the parolee or Our Lady of Perez was later republished in English as The Hunchback of Notre Dom the book helped spark a movement for restoration. Thanks to his rapturous. Descriptions of the architectural treasure has reflected in the nineteen thirty nine movie version of his classic story."