France culture


Neolithic period; farming began

6500 bc

Bronze Age; walled citadels built

3000 bc

Celts colonized by the Gauls

1,200 bc

Gallo Roman civilization began when Julius Caesar conquered Gaul

58 bc - 52 bc

Execution of first Christian martyrs

177 ad

First Barbarian raids

275 ad

Lutetia changed name to Paris

360 ad

Lutetia was a town in pre-Roman and Roman Gaul. The Gallo-Roman city was a forerunner of the re-established Merovingian town that is the ancestor of present-day Paris.-Wikipedia

Frank and Germanic tribes settled

406 ad