11 juin 2007

Foutain Saint-Mayeul

Saint Mayeul was born in Avignon into 906, in a noble rich person family. After brilliant studies, it was made monk Benedictine and was abbot of Cluny from 948 to 991. He was a large reformer, friend of king Hugues Capet and emperors Othon Ier and Othon II. He managed to conceal himself when this last proposed the tiara to him pontifical, with died of assassinated Benoit VI. In the commune of Brethon, the Saint-Mayeul vault, raised by the monks Benedictines, belonged to the priory of the Bottle, which depended on... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Frontenat, Saint-Pierre fountain

With the Frontenat locality, on the commune of Archignat, the Saint-Pierre fountain is an old called druidic crowned source Font Ana. Then the Romans made a worship with Dispater of it. It was christianized and it is now surmounted by a niche sheltering the statue of Pierre Saint. One soaked the statue in the fountain to obtain the rain. It runs close to the Saint-Pardoux vault and is regarded as sovereign against the evils of belly.
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11 juin 2007

The Fountain of St Pardoux

The fountain of Pardoux Saint collects water of a ferruginous source of the commune of Theneuille. One allotted to the water of this fountain of many property, in particular of youth and digestion.It is not exploited any more today, however, a pump always exists at the entry for your making it possible to taste with all the benefits of this water. Saint Pardoux would have made it spout out by striking the ground of his stick to water the assoifés pélerins.
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11 juin 2007

Freydefond, in Mazirat

Freydefont, in toponymy auvergnate, would like to say “fraiche source”. It is true that water is fraiche there, and that our friends batrachians are not mistaken there. But there, we have to make in Freydefond, and Freyda is not far. Water flows dry stone well in an old laundrette, which, if I believe about it my felt, does not go back to today. It seems to to me that the places are kept, and that a door accomodates us.
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11 juin 2007

Beaune-of Allier, Saint-Aignan fountain

Beaune-to Allier comes from Belna, of the name of Belenos (Gallic god), unquestionable site of a temple with Bélénos and Minerve on a source with the site of the Saint-Porcien vault.The Saint-Aignan fountain is also a christianized Gallic crowned source which cured the ocular diseases.Saint Aignan was born in a noble Christian family, refugee in Vienna. Young person, it was made hermit in a cave of the area, then it was placed under the control of Saint Euverte, bishop of Orleans. He was abbot of the monastery of... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The fountain of Chateloy

Occupied since prehistory, the site of Chateloy was place of worship druidic, before the establishment of the Gallo-Roman city of Cords. The virgin with the child presenting a bunch of grape is out of sandstone of Alsace. Work of ceramist A. Wattel, it was initially installed in the small apse of the church. Thereafter, a site being appropriate better for its dimensions was found close to the old laundrette and the contiguous well. Inspiration, when you hold us…http://herisson.planet-allier.com/eglise/eglise.htm
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11 juin 2007

Vault-with-Huntings

Sainte Anne is the owner of the commune and the church. Not far from the central place, while leaving on the line the church, at the end of a small way, the fountain Holy-Anne is. She probably flows in a basin Gallic time. The statue of holy, in its niche, is of invoice much more recent… We are in the presence of the old worship with the Ana goddess. The water of the fountain is famous to cure the ocular diseases. Look at-well!“As the Janus god who had two faces, Ana is not only one goddess of the fertility, but also... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Fountain St Rémy in Saint Sauvier

The parish of Saint-Sauvier, in extreme cases To combine it and of Hollow, was founded at the beginning of VIème century, into 501, by Saint Remi, came in the country following the armies from Clovis, in order to drive out the Visigoths.There was already in this place a very old, Celtic or Gallo-Roman source. Remi saint, says one, to put an end to the practices idolâtres, blesses the source, and with its water, cures those which came to him. The inhabitants, struck by these miracles, destroyed the crowned enclosure of... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Fountain St Patrocle in Colombier

In addition to the church, the devotion with Patrocle saint is centered on the fountain. This water, always fresh, is famous to have therapeutic virtues. The legend reports that this one lacking water when it built the monastery, it launched a hammer of such force that it fell down to nearly 300 meters by creating the source. Others call the place “the hammer of Thor”. However, it is Sucellus, the Gallic god, who would have been placed best: “Sucellus, god with the mallet and the cauldron, guard of fruitfulness, it makes... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The fountain-laundrette in Louchy-Montfand

the Saint-Pourçain fountain is presented in the form of a laundrette at the very old basin, in perfect state.Water is abundant there and of very good quality. It was built where the body of the saint would initially have been buried. Its water relieves the burns.
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