Sentence Examples

  • The olive oil produced is mainly mixed with that from Genoa or Provence, and placed on the market under the name of the latter.
  • Aix possesses many beautiful fountains, one of which in the Cours Mirabeau is surmounted by a statue of Rene, count of Provence, who held a brilliant court at Aix in the 15th century.
  • Aix, which during the middle ages was the capital of the county of Provence, did not reach its zenith until after the 12th century, when, under the houses of Aragon and Anjou, it became an artistic centre and seat of learning.
  • With the rest of Provence, it passed to the crown of France in 1487, and in 1501 Louis XII.
  • There in 1789 he and Dumont allied themselves with Mirabeau, secretly collaborating for him on the Courrier de Provence and also in preparing the speeches which Mirabeau delivered as his own.

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