St-Denis Basilica - Paris, is notable for its Gothic architecture and for being the burial site of French monarchs, which makes it comparable to Westminster Abbey in England.The Abbey of Saint Denis was the burial site of the kings of France for centuries and has thus been referred to as the "royal necropolis of France." All but three of the monarchs of France from the 10th century until 1789 have their remains here. The abbey church contains some fine examples of cadaver tombs.

St-Denis Basilica, Paris - burial site of monarchs; abbey founded in century; current structure begun in century

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Ruth St. Denis – a modern dance pioneer

American dancer Ruth St Denis, whose fantastic costumes feature in page after page of pictures at NYPL.

The Gothic design is a skeleton of stone with glass walls.  St. Denis is widely considered the first "Gothic" cathedral, but they only got bigger and better from here.

Basilica Cathedral of Saint Denis, Paris, France: The Gothic-style abbey in Saint-Denis is the resting place for all but three of France's kings.

Ruth St. Denis in her solo Tagore Poem (1929). Thom Hecht writes, "St. Denis's repertoire reflects her life-long interest in exoticism and spirituality." (Photo by Soichi Sunami. The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dance Division.)

miss-flapper: “ wehadfacesthen: “ Ruth St. Denis in performing her dance Tagore Poem, photo by Soichi Sunami. “Miss Ruth” was a modern dance pioneer who, with her partner Ted Shawn, founded the.

Memorial to Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette ~ by E. Gaulle & P. Petitot - St Denis Basilica, burial place of nearly every French king from 10th-18th c. During the Revolution, bodies were removed, dumped in large pits & dissolved with lime (Marie & Louis had been buried at La Madeleine). In 1815 meager remains of Louis & Marie (reputedly) were returned. In 1817 the mass graves were opened & co-mingled remains placed in an ossuary in St. Denis - marble plates list the 100s of names. [1st of 2…

Memorial to Louis XVI & Marie Antoinette ~ St Denis Basilica Cathedral Paris, burial place of nearly every French king

One mom of modern dance. Ruth St. Denis in Radha, 1906 (via http://www.flickr.com/photos/nypl/)

Ruth Saint Denis – was a modern dance pioneer, introducing eastern ideas into the art. She was the co-founder of the American De.

Basilique de St Denis, in a northern suburb of Paris, is a resting place of France's kings & queens

Resting place on my distant relatives. Basilique de St Denis, resting place of France's kings & queens. Louis XIII was buried there. Louis XIV was buried here

Espace St-Denis by Anne Sophie Goneau, Montreal, QC, Canada | http://www.yatzer.com/espace-St-Denis-anne-sophie-goneau photo © Adrien Williams.

Espace St-Denis by Anne Sophie Goneau, Montreal, QC, Canada

St. Denis Cathedral, Paris, France

Denis Cathedral, Paris, France Makes all my history senses tingle.

I made a dance board just for this picture. This is what Bradana and I do all day.

love the skirt ++ Ruth St Denis in her Gypsy aspect. What aspect of your soul would love to be expressed in the light? "I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what is too deep to find for words.

beautiful combination of materials and what an amazing kitchen | Espace St-Denis by Anne Sophie Goneau

Espace St-Denis by Anne Sophie Goneau

Built by Anne Sophie Goneau in Montreal, Canada with date Images by Adrien Williams. The project is the design of a sq. condo, located on the ground floor of a triplex in Montreal.

Espace St-Denis by Anne Sophie Goneau, Montreal, QC, Canada | http://www.yatzer.com/espace-St-Denis-anne-sophie-goneau photo © Adrien Williams.

Espace St-Denis by Anne Sophie Goneau, Montreal, QC, Canada

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