Grande-Sauve Abbey

Grande-Sauve Abbey

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Grande-Sauve Abbey or Sauve-Majeure Abbey is a former Benedictine monastery near the present village of La Sauve in the department of the Gironde, in a region once heavily forested. Although now in ruins, the remains of the abbey are still of great interest in terms of Romanesque architecture, especially because of the many sculpted capitals still surviving. In 1998 the abbey ruins were included as part of the UNESCO world heritage site of the pilgrimage route to St. James of Compostela.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135973711
  • 9786135973716