The Saint Martin of Tours Basilica was built in 471AD over the tomb of Saint Martin. Around 496AD, Clovis the first king of France came to meditate on the tomb of St-Martin and vowed to convert to Christianity if he won his battle against the Germanic tribe Alemanni.
Set atop a rocky outcropping protruding from the main island of Mont Saint Michel, Chapelle Saint-Aubert owes its existence to a supposedly sacred rock. Built during the early 8th century, the small chapel serves as a haven from the bustle of the rest of the island.
Château de Plessis-lèz-Tours. Château de Plessis-lèz-Tours Photo - Yannick Bonnet - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY-2.5. Castle Facts: Location: La Riche, in the Indre-et-Loire departement of France (Centre Region). Built: 16th century. Condition: In good condition. Ownership / Access: Privately owned. ISMH Reference Number: PA00097942.
Tours is located between two rivers, the Loire to the north and the Cher to the south. The buildings of Tours are white with blue slate (called Ardoise) roofs; this style is common in the north of France, while most buildings in the south of France have terracotta roofs . Tours is famous for its original medieval district, called le Vieux Tours.
"The first mention of the church of Fondettes appears in a charter of the abbey of Marmoutier dating from the middle of the 11th century.Another charter, of the same origin, written in 1080, teaches us that the building was at this time dedicated to the Virgin Mary, rebuilt at the end of the 12th century, it is then placed under the patronage of Saint Symphorien, a word that has remained to this day.
Cette fontaine a été érigée par le gouvernement des Etats-Unis d'Amérique en reconnaissance du rôle joué lors de la Première Guerre mondiale, par plus de 640.000 membres des "Services of Supply" (SOS - Service de Soutien) , dont le travail à l'arrière permit les brillantes victoires des troupes en campagne.
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Marmoutier Abbey Marmoutier Abbey — also known as the Abbey of Marmoutier or Marmoutiers — was an early monastery outside Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France. In its later days it followed the Benedictine order as an influential monastery with many dependencies.
Musée du Compagnonnage. The museum opened to the public in 1968 in the former dormitory of the monks of the Benedectine Abbey of Saint Julien (13th-18th century). It houses outstanding collections related to the compagnons of the Tour de France. Compagnonnage dates back from the end of the Middle Ages.
Dijon ATTRACTIONS See all Palais des Ducs et des Etats de Bourgogne (Dijon Ducal Palace) Tours The seat of Burgundian power was in Dijon, and in Dijon, it was found in the fabulous Palais des Ducs et des Etats de Bourgogne, more simply known as the Ducal Palace.
This presentation is taken from the Book "MODERN ORTHODOX SAINTS, St. Cosmas of Aitolos, written by Dr. Constantine Cavarnos. I would spiritually suggest that you obtain this book to futher learn of the life of St. Cosmas, and this book can be obtained from: Holy Cross Seminary Bookstore, 50 Goddard Aveune, Brookline, Massachusetts.
Magnificent Romanesque Charlemagne Tower (La Tour Charlemagne) is one of two remaining towers of huge early medieval Basilica of St. Martin in Tours... The Basilica of St. Martin (Basilique St-Martin), on the Via Turonensis from Paris, was one of the great pilgrimage churches of France.
The Tours American Monument is located in the city of Tours, France, 146 miles southwest of Paris. The monument is situated just east of the southern end of the Pont Wilson, which crosses the Loire River in a continuation of the main street (Rue Nationale) of Tours.
Tours Cathedral (French: Cathédrale Saint-Gatien de Tours) is a Roman Catholic church located in Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France, and dedicated to Saint Gatianus. It is the seat of the Archbishops of Tours, the metropolitan cathedral of the Tours ecclesiastical province. It was built between 1170 and 1547.