The arms of Paris , in its present form, dates from 1358 , when King Charles V gave the head (upper) dotted with lilies
His blazon is:
"From jaws to the nave equipped and dressed in silver floating on the same wave moving from the tip, on a chief azure with fleurs de lys of gold "
The ship shown is the symbol of the powerful corporation of Nautes Merchants or water, manager of the municipality in the Middle Ages. The motto of the city, «FLUCTUAT NEC MERGITUR "(" It is tossed by the waves without being overwhelmed "or" It floats but does not sink "), is also a reference to this boat.
In its complete representation, it also features the decorations that the city was authorized to include in his arms , the Legion of Honor (Decree of 9 October 1900 ), the Cross of War 1914-1918 (Decree of 28 July 1919 ) and the Cross of Liberation (decree of 24 March 1945 ). It is surmounted by a golden mural crown with five laps, and framed dexter an oak branch and in sinister a laurel. The currency is typically listed below.
It is found in many public facilities in Paris, including the town hall , town halls of district , the railway stations , the bridges , schools and colleges in Paris, the Wallace fountains , the Morris columns and other street furniture in Paris.
In its most complete version, it has shown a time card parking payment Paris called Paris map.
It is also assumed as in the stylized logo of the City of Paris, found on many municipal displays, on various city vehicles, boxes on the wall of lights, etc..
Today, the police headquarters in Paris uses a blazon drawn substantially from the city of Paris.
It was also shown on a postage stamp issued in 1965, the 0.30 franc Coat of Paris .
According to the representations, one can notice that the ship has a single, two or three masts, and is represented with or without oars. The mural crown which surmounts it does often as three or four laps.
The traditional colors of the city of Paris are long, red and blue. Their official appearance dates back to 1358, when Etienne Marcel, provost of the merchants, then in conflict with the dolphin future Charles V , himself dressed his followers in chaperones half red, half blue .
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jjcordier (67118) 2012-04-18 1:31
Ta note est vraiment très intéressante et accompagne joliment cette belle photo du blason de la capitale aux couleurs bien connues des amateurs de foot et avec le célèbre bateau refusant de couler.
jlbrthnn (79789) 2012-04-18 10:19
J'aime bien ce genre de blason qui témoigne de notre histoire, laquelle n'a rien à envier aux autres. La photo est superbe, et d'excellente qualité. Bravo.