This book is a comprehensive treatise on Parisian history from Graeco-Roman Paris to modernity. A fascinating and insightful volume, "The Story of Paris" will appeal to anyone with an interest in French history. Contents include: "Gallo-Roman Paris", "The Barbarian Invasions-St. Genevieve-The Conversion of Clovis", "The Merovingian Dynasty", "The Carlovingians-The Great Siege of Paris by the Normans-The Germs of Feudalism", "The Rise of the Capetian Kings and the Growth of Feudal Paris", "Paris under Philip Augustus and St. Louis", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this had been becoming increasingly rare or expensive. This volume is now republished in an available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.