Rencontre du 3° type au Moyen Age - Encounter with extraterrestrials in the Middle Ages by Patrick Huet
Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 10 · Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 10.
Approx. 3,040 words.
Published on August 28, 2009.
The folowing story is based on a real fact.
Many strange things happened in Europe during the Middle Ages. One of them took place in France, in a town called Lyon.
One day, in the year 840 AD, an irrationnal terror pervades the streets. Three men and a woman were seen to "fall from the sky" from a flying ship. The bishop Agobard had an sudden idea to stop the riot and the burn at a stake.