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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