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The Mythical and Historical Origins of the Famous Paris River

Constant Wonder
  • Nov 24, 2020 7:00 pm
  • 26:04

Guest: Elaine Sciolino, contributing writer and former Paris bureau chief for "The New York Times," and author of "The Seine: The River That Made Paris" Parisians have a mythical connection with the Seine. It was named after the forgotten goddess Sequana, played a major role in French conflicts, and even helped save the Notre Dame cathedral in 2019.