11 juin 2007

Maguelone

The island of Maguelone (insula Magdalona), insulated formerly between the ponds and the sea, sheltered, as of the VI ème century, the seat of one éveché famous in the history of the church of the Middle Ages. The cathedral of Maguelone is a major testimony of the Languedocien Romanesque art. It is a strengthened cathedral which with the characteristic to be built on an island. It was one of the 7 episcopal sees of Septimanie, with Agde, Lodève, Nimes, Béziers, Narbonne and Elne, thus proving its importance in the... [Lire la suite]
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