11 juin 2007

Saint Désiré

Parish of the old diocese of Bourges. One believes capacity to identify the place of Saint-Desired with that of Salviacus, where a vault dedicated to Saint Martial rose originally. The current name of the place would have been given thereafter in the honor of the bishop of Bourges, Désiré, which would have died in Salviacus in the middle of VIème century. About 1055, Archambault de Bourbon, his/her Aymon brother, archbishop of Bourges and Ebbes of Déols, founded a priory with Desired Saint and placed it under the... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The fountain Saint Tugen

The discovery of many polished stone axe and arrowheads flint to the point of Kastel attests a human presence with the Neolithic era on the territory of Primelin. Ovoid stones and tombs of the bronze age testify to the continuity of this occupation, as well as steles of the iron age. At the 5th century, holy Primel would have évangélisé the area, Primelin forming then part of its parish Plougon-Plogoff mother. In VIème century, holy Tugen built there its hermitage. The current Saint-Tugen vault, was founded in 1535... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Pratz, the well of the monks and the guard

Pratz is a small village of the Jura located at the south of Moirans-in-mountain and Saint-Lupicin. It is necessary to leave its car and to traverse the few kilometers which separate it from an exceptional site, the vault saint Romain de Roche. But before arriving on the headland, we have to say hello to the guard places, the frontier runner, the Cerberus of the door, and to go to be refreshed with the well of the monks. To be refreshed or to wash themselves, purify in order... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Vault Saint Romain de Roche

Us here thus on the Holy way of the vault Romain after having passed in front of the guard of the places. The ass showed us that the site can enable us to approach absolute Initiation and to be finally worthy to cover its skin. Who was Saint Romain? Saint Romain de Condat was a monk in the Jura, founder of monasteries and abbot. He was the brother of Saint Lupicin de Lauconne, monk and abbot like him. Gallo-Roman, holy Romain would have been originating in Izernore in Haut-Bugey (not far from Nantua,... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The church of Saint Restitut

Saint-restitut, inhabited since the Neolithic era, saw initially following one another the Ligurians and the Celts. Among them, Tricastres or Tricastins which means as a Celt “Country of Pierre Blanche”.In the Middle Ages, the village is quoted in the acts of precarious of year 993 and in 1108. In 1449, Louis XI still dolphin came in pilgrimage to the tomb from Saint-Restitut. He left present of a great richness.  The village was famous for its supposed miraculous source to cure the diseases of the eyes. Before the... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Church Saint Andre in Saint-Rambert sur Loire

With the origin, Holy Rambert, a Roman village of the name of Occiacum, was given to the Abbey of Island-Bores. The monks founded a priory and renamed the place Saint-Andre-of-Olmes.In 1078, when the relics of Rambert Saint were brought, the village took its final name, and was then an important place of pélerinage. Built on a hillock dominating the plain and the river, Saint Rambert was, with the Middle Ages, surrounded by 2 enclosing walls of which there remain some elements today. The ... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The menhir of Cross-Saint-Roch

He draws his name from an iron cross devoted to Saint Roch who was placed at his top at the beginning of the Middle Ages. Testimony of the Rochias abbot: “Sunday which followed the festival of the Saint Roch, the populations of Saint Nectary and Sapchat returned processionnellement to this menhir, called for this fact “cross of Roch Saint”. They came to achieve a wish there, makes formerly the saint by the ancestors, at the time of a frightening plague, and after which the plague had suddenly ceased. One deposited the... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Saint Nectary

The Cornadore mount, which carries Saint Nectary and whose name means “tank of water”, was inhabited as of the Neolithic time. A granite dolmen was set up there. Prosper Mérimée, inspector of the historic buildings, describes it in 1837 in his notes. Celà points out the cuckolds of Puy to me, with the symbolic system attached to the horn of plenty. Who says horn known as horned, known as Cernunnos… Y was constuit a temple dedicated to the sun. This high place was crowned since good a long time, testify to them the... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Saint Montan

Located in Bas-Vivarais, between Fish ponds and Borough-Saint-Andéol, the commune of Saint-Montan extends around his old medieval borough.Saint-Montan has as an originality to be the only commune of France to bear this name.  The prehistorians recognize in Bas-Vivarais one of most populated the areas southernmost France for the period of the Neolithic era. With the origin, the habitat is in caves or shelters - under - rock, which constituted a privileged refuge. At the first century after J-C, an important locality... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Vault Saint Andre de Mitroys

The Roman way of Narbonne in Lyon passed through Saint Andre de Mitroys. This church is probably of Gallo-Roman origin.  It appears in the history at the beginning of Vllème century, that is to say at the time mérovingienne. The foundations and the base of the walls go up in XIème century; of XIIème at the XVIIème century, modifications gave him its current aspect and it became parish church. Its name indicates an ancient origin in connection with the sanctuary of the god Mithra (low-relief of Borough-Saint-Andéol).... [Lire la suite]
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