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Lyon (Francia) (Nombre geográfico)

Preferred form: Lyon (Francia)
Used for/see from:
  • Lyons (Francia)
  • Lugdunum (Francia)

Old catalog heading: Lyons

Encyc. Brit., 1977 (Lyon, Eng. conven. Lyons, cap. Rhone dep., E. central France)

Encyc. Amer., 1975 (Lyon, sometimes Lyons in Eng., 3rd largest city in France)

Colliers encyc., 1973 (Lyon, city, SE France)

French Wikipedia WWW site, June 6, 2008: article Soulevement de Lyon contre la Convention nationale (Oct. 11, 1793: Barrere declares "Lyon perdra son nom, elle sera appelee Ville-Affranchie")

The French Revolution: a political history, 1789-1804 (via Google books, June 6, 2008): p. 120 (Lyon renamed Ville-Affranchie by decree of the Convention, Oct. 12, 1793; name changed to Commune-Affranchie by decree of 10 brumaire an II (Oct. 31))

OCLC, June 6, 2008 (hdgs.: Lyon (France): Ville-Affranchie (France); Commune-Affranchie)

45+45ºN, 4+51ºE