Amiens

Amiens (Amiens`) , the old capital of Picardy, on the Somme, with a cathedral begun in 1220, described as the “Parthenon of Gothic architecture,” and by Ruskin as “Gothic, clear of Roman tradition and of Arabian taint, Gothic pure, authoritative, unsurpassable, and unaccusable”; possesses other buildings of interest; was the birthplace of Peter the Hermit, and is celebrated for a treaty of peace between France and England concluded in 1802.

Population (circa 1900) given as 88,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Am`iel * Amiran`tes
America, South
America, Spanish
American Fabius
American Indians
Ameri`go-Vespuc`ci
Ames, Joseph
Amha`ra
Amherst, Lord
Amice
Am`iel
Amiens`
Amiran`tes
Ammana`ti, Bartolomeo
Ammia`nus Marcelli`nus
Ammirato
Am`mon
Ammonia
Ammonio, Andrea
Ammonites
Ammonites
Ammo`nius Saccas

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Amiens in Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

Links here from Chalmers

Acheri, Luc D'
Adenez, Le Roi
Ailli, Peter D'
Baudouin, Benedict
Bauhin, John
Bouquet, Dom Martin
Camps, Francis De
Capperonnier, Claude
Cornwallis, Charles, First Marquis
Dinouart, Anthony Joseph Toussaint
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