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  • St. Gregory Of Tours

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    the year 538 at Arverni, which is now Clermont-Ferrand. He belonged to the Gallo-Roman family, which was a very prestigious family. He was also related to the houses of Gaul. Gregory’s original name was Georgius Florentius. He took the name Gregory to honor his late grandfather who was named Gregory. His Grandfather was the Bishop of Langres. When Gregory was young, his father died and he went to live with his Uncle. His uncle, Gallus, was the Bishop of Clermont. Gallus educated him until his death

  • The French Prodigy

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    “Small minds are concerned with the extraordinary, great minds with the ordinary.” Once said by Blaise Pascal. Born in June 19, 1623 in Clermont Ferrand, France, Blaise Pascal was going to change the world of science and mathematics. He was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer, and a Christian philosopher. He was a child prodigy. His early life was no tale of woe or extreme happiness. However, his inventions remain in high esteem. Blaise Pascal made many contributions to the world

  • Pope Urban II and The Crusade

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    people, Pope Urban’s speeches claiming that “Deus vult!” (God wills it) encouraged many Christians to participate and take the cross. Pope Urban II naturally had a religious control over his people and when he gave his speech at the Council of Clermont in November 1905, he constantly referred to it as the will of God. His speech reminded them that the Crusades were their “concerns as well as God’s” . Throughout his speech, the Pope is constantly trying to align the need for men to fight with t

  • Reform and Renewal

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    The First Crusade was called in 1096 by Pope Urban II. The reasons for the First Crusade was to help obtain Jerusalem known as the holy land. During this time period the Muslims were occupying Jerusalem. First Crusade contained peasants and knights’ whose ethnicities consist of Franks, Latin’s, and Celts which were all from the western part of Europe. To get peasants and knights to join Pope Urban II objectives in return of a spiritual reward called “remission of all their sins” which was to be redeemed

  • First Crusades

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    Christians in Europe and Muslims of the Seljuk Turks in 1100’s. In the first document “Pope Urban II and the 1st Crusade”, Robert the Monk, based his analysis on the sermon that Pope Urban II used to address the Christians before the Council of Clermont, France in the year 1095. This sermon was to encourage Christians to give up the fight they had among themselves, and pick up arms, in order to wage war against the Muslims with the objective of recovering the “Holy Land” in Jerusalem. Meanwhile

  • Urban and the Council of Clermont

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    and the Council of Clermont There are many accounts of that day in November, 1095. Some were written by monks, others by bishops, and even a few by warriors themselves. Historians are constantly asking, "What exactly did Pope Urban II say at the council of Clermont to persuade Christians to set forth on such a difficult venture as the Crusades?" One man, an early 12th century cleric named Fulcher of Chartres wrote perhaps the best historical chronicle of the events at Clermont and the speech of

  • Blaise Pascal

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    reputation that rests more on what he might have done rather than what he might have actually done. Pascal has devoted a considerable amount of his life towards the devotion of religious exercise. Blaise Pascal was born in Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne. Which is now known as Clermont-Ferrand, on June 19, 1623. And he died in Paris on Aug. 19, 1662. Pascal was the son of the president of the Court of Exchequer. After Pascal's mother died in 1630 his father who also had a scientific reputation moved to Paris

  • Causes and Effects of the Crusades

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    Christian belief that fate was to gain control of the Holy Land for the glory of God. In the year of 1095 AD, Pope Urban II started the Crusades. On November 18, 1095 AD, Pope Urban II opened the Council of Clermont. Nine days later, the Pope made a speech just outside the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. During this speech, Pope Urban II had called the Christians to join a holy war Holy War to reclaim the Holy Lands as an act of Christianity. Pope Urban II stayed in Franc...

  • Michelin Tire History

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    throughout the years And how are they doing now? When Michelin Tire first started out it was not even called Michelin Tire. This company started off as a small manufacturing plant for farm equipment and rubber balls, the location of this plant was Clermont-Ferrand France. After a few years the owners of this plant decided to make rubber gaskets, valves, and tubing. All of this happened from about 1832-1887. In 1888 Andre Michelin took over the plant which belonged to his father. Later on in 1889 Andre's

  • Blaise Pascal Research Paper

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    Blaise Pascal was born in the city of Clermont-Ferrand France, on June 19 1623. To the Pascal family, his parents were Etienne Pascal and Antoinette Begon. He had two other siblings from which he was the only boy, His older sister Gilberte, and the younger Jacqueline. He lost his mother at a very young age when he was only three years old. The Pascal family lived in Clermont for a couple of years and then moved to Paris, where Blaise was to begin his education. Etienne Pascal was a very well known