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Place Jean Jaurès

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Hidden : 2/18/2010
In Champagne-Ardenne, France
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Place Jean Jaurès




FR : Place Jean Jaurès
Sur cette vaste place triangulaire se déroulait autrefois le commerce des céréales, fondement de l’alimentation médiévale, actif et lucratif. Cela explique la présence de nombreuses auberges et hôtels durant plusieurs siècles. Mais, la place a aussi été le théâtre d’une autre scène puisqu’elle servit aussi à exécuter les condamnations : on y trouve au XVIe siècle deux piloris, où l’on expose les délinquants face au public, et une potence, où l’on pend les criminels. La Révolution Française juge alors que les exécutions capitales seraient moins cruelles grâce à la guillotine : c’est sur cette place aussi qu’elle sera dressée. Le grand immeuble qui borde la place est la Bourse du Travail (1905-2006). Il est construit en 1837 pour devenir la Halle à la Bonneterie : les fabricants de tout le département viennent y vendre leurs produits puis elle abrite les syndicats troyens. La maison qui porte le n°28 a vu naître Edouard Herriot (1872-1957) qui fut Maire de Lyon, sénateur, président du Conseil et président de l’Assemblée Nationale.

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GB : Place Jean Jaurès
On this vast triangular plaza, called the Marché-au-blé (wheat market), trade in cereals, a staple of medieval society, was busy, lucrative and explains the many inn and hotels around the square over the centuries. But the square was also used for public executions. In the 16th century, there were two pillories there, where criminals were exposed to the public, and a gallow, where the condemned were hanged. The French Revolution considered that executions would be less cruel by guillotine, one of which set up on this square. The large building that lines the square was the Bourse du Travail (labour exchange) from 1905 to 2006. It was built in 1837 and used as the hosiery hall. Manufacturers from the entire region came to sell their products, after which the building housed the trade unions of Troyes. The house at n°28 was the birthplace of Edouard Herriot (1872-1957) who was mayor of Lyon, senator, president of the council and president of the National Assembly.

If you need further information on the region, please visit our website
http://www.tourisme-troyes.com

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Zntargvp pnpur

Decryption Key

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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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