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Gallo-Roman Baths in the Latin Quarter's Musee de Cluny

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Gallo-Roman Baths in the Latin Quarter's Musee de Cluny

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First settled around 4200 B.C., Paris was conquered in 52 B.C. by the Romans, who called the city Lutetia. Germanic Franks later took control of the region, founding the Merovingian dynasty in the fifth century. Evidence of Paris' Roman past remains in the Latin Quarter and Ile de la Cite.

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