The Mythical and Historical Origins of the Famous Paris River
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 1007 , Segment 2
Episode: Obelisks (originally aired November 24, 2020)
- May 18, 2021 6:00 pm
- 26:04 mins
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. 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"