11 juin 2007

Brioude

The construction of Saint-Julien de Brioude was spread out over more than one century. Three or four project superintendents followed one another there.Saint Julien was a martyr of the 4è century. Several churches followed one another thus above its tomb. The current church would have been high since 1060 in three stages: 1060-1100: ground floor of the narthex, left low the first two spans of the nave and the northern porch1100-1140: stage higher narthex, left high the first two spans the nave,... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Brioude 2

Outside the church, side of the northern frontage, one finds the well, aligned on an underground river. As usual, it is stopped. (I found well open and in operating state only to Notre-Dame of the spine) Sign of four subsoil water currents in addition to that of the well, the external capital showing a man (or a triton?) the legs finish each one in bifide. Even its hair forms a wave and indicate to us the number of currents. Hold, a hole… Inside, in the crypt, another well, stopped him too.... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Brioude 3

To finish, some sights of the interior with notemment the column with the men cynocephali, accompanied by Gallic with the beautiful moustache. And some orbs…
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