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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #780: Notre-Dame de Paris
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    Notre-Dame de Paris


    Notre-Dame de Paris



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    Preceded by a Gallo-Roman temple to Jupiter, a Christian basilica, and a Romanesque (                    ) , Notre-Dame dominates the Seine and the Ile-de-la-Cité as well as the (                       ) of Paris. Maurice de Sully, bishop of Paris, decided to build it for the expanding (                                ) , dedicated to the Virgin Mary. The construction began in 1163 during the reign of Louis VII. Pope Alexander III laid the (                                ) stone. . (                                      ) was completed roughly 200 years later in about 1345. The reigns of Louis XIV and Louis XV saw significant (                                   ) including the (                                   ) of tombs, and stained glass. At the end of the 18th (                       ) , during the Revolution, many of the treasures of the cathedral were (                    ) destroyed or plundered. Only the great bells (                       ) being melted down, and the church interior was used as a (                             ) for the storage of forage and food. After falling into disrepair, a restoration program (                          ) by Lassus and Viollet-le-Duc, was carried out in 1845. During the Commune of 1871, the Cathedral was (                    ) burned by the Communards but it survived the Commune (                                   ) unscathed and during its history, Notre-Dame has been the site of numerous official and other (                                ) occasions.







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