The Mythical and Historical Origins of the Famous Paris River
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 755 , Segment 2
- Nov 24, 2020 7:00 pm
- 26:04 mins
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.