L'histoire de la Saint-Sylvestre

In France, New Year's Eve is known as la (fête de) Saint-Sylvestre - but why? Below the video you'll find the transcript - click any phrase to read the English and find links to related French grammar lessons.

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Kathryn

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4 January 2019

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Vous avez dit que Saint Sylvestre a vécu très longtemps. Quel age avait-il à sa mort? Merci de votre réponse.

Cécile

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5 January 2019

5/01/19

Hi Kathryn,

In the Reader text it tells you :

"Ce qui est sûr .....jusqu'à sa mort  -naturelle- en 335 ..."

 

 

Kathryn

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5 January 2019

5/01/19

Et la date de naissance?

Cécile

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6 January 2019

6/01/19

Il serait né à Rome en 280 d'après mes recherches ...

Chris

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6 January 2019

6/01/19

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Debbie

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3 January 2019

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Cécile

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4 January 2019

4/01/19

Question Debbie?

Debbie

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3 January 2019

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Cécile

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4 January 2019

4/01/19

???

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