12 juin 2007

The church Saint-Pierre in Yzeure

Yzeure would come from Gallic Iciodorum. Two possible translations: Itio would be a name of anybody (Itis) and dorum means small village: the town of Itius. Or: Icio - itio - iccio is the Gallic adjective related to water and Dorum indicates the door, in the direction of the passage. As we say, “running water”, the Gallic ones said “busy water”. I prefer the second explanation… As it is known, often, a high-place is posed on a crossing of subsoil water currents. A monastery... [Lire la suite]
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