AVIGNON - - Nimes, Valence, Viviers, Montpellier.
1150 3773 Viviers Gilly.
1455), seigneur de Boussargues, bailli of Viviers and Valence, and viguier of Bagnols and Pont St Esprit in Languedoc, acquired the estate of Luynes (dep. of Indre-et-Loire) in the 16th century.
Here, as in ancient Greece and Rome, it is the practice to admit young fish from the sea by sluices, into artificial enclosures or "viviers," and to keep them there until they are large enough to be used.
It forms the diocese of Viviers and part of the archiepiscopal province of Avignon.
Viviers is an old town with a church of various styles of architecture and several old houses.
Viviers and the important town of Lyonsall this less by force of arms than by the expenditure of money.