27 juin 2008

The Basilica of Saint-Sernin, historical

The shrine is placed under the term Sernin, or Saturnin, and was built on the site of his tomb. At the outset, this was an oratory built under the leadership of the first bishop of Toulouse, Hilaire, who draw up an oratory to honour the memory of his predecessor.   In the fifth century, under the exceptional popularity of sanctuary and the devotion of the faithful to the memory of the martyr, bishops  Sylve and Exupère did build a small church. Leftover Saturnin were placed in a marble sarcophagus inside... [Lire la suite]
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