0 Likes

Cloitre du travail
France

Un monastère fortifié pour contenir les invasions.

Durant les siècles suivants, seuls sur leur île, les moines de
Lérins se voient continuellement attaqués par des corsaires
ou des Sarrasins qui viennent piller et détruire leurs biens.
Au VIIe siècle, il ne reste rien du monastère et des signes de
crise commencent à se manifester dans la communauté où
la discipline ne règne plus. Le monastère ne se relève de ses
ruines qu’après l’an 1000, grâce à la générosité du roi Pépin
le Bref qui fait, notamment, donation à l’abbaye d’un
immense territoire sur le continent.

View More »

Copyright: Jules
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Hochgeladen: 14/10/2009
Aktualisiert: 15/09/2014
Angesehen:

...


Tags: lerins; cannes; monks; church; islands
comments powered by Disqus

Jules
Piece Ouverte dans le fort de St Honorât
Viden Natzev
Cannes La Croissette
Thierry Blondeau
Plage Cannes
Viden Natzev
Cannes Croissette Intercontinental Carlton Hotel
Thierry Blondeau
Hôtel carlton, croisette Cannes
Viden Natzev
Cannes la plage cote la croissette
Ruediger Kottmann
Cannes - Yachts à Jetée Albert Édouard
Valentin Matache
Majestic Barriere - Cannes Beach
Viden Natzev
Cannes la plage cote vuex port
Thierry Blondeau
Festival De Cannes
Viden Natzev
Cannes vieu port
Jules
Notre dame de bon voyage
William Hamblin
Temple of Artemis at Jerash, Jordan
Nikolai Soloviov
memorial kishinev
Viden Natzev
Pyrenees - Vazos coute Luz Saint Saveur
Kyrre Andersen
“Can you see us … from outer space?”
Шубкин Сергей
Свято-Введенский Толгский женский монастырь.
kflee
Sam Ka Tsuen 2
Andrea Biffi
stairs at Cimitero Monumentale - Milano (italy)
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Серпухов. Церковь Успения Пресвятой Богородицы. Алтарь. (2009)
T. Emrich
Lake in Autumn
Ian McCarney
Trintity Street
Michele Volpicella
SS Giovanni E Paolo
Claudio Lanconelli
Ancient fish market
Jules
Cascade de la Siagniole d'Escragnolle
Jules
Notre dame de bon voyage
Jules
Provencal garden
Jules
Cathedrale d'Antibes
Jules
Cascade Romaine à Mons en provence
Jules
Provencal Garden 3
Jules
Les 2 Oliviers
Jules
Swasty cottages bathroom Bali Indonesia
Jules
La plage (Siagne)
Jules
Piece Ouverte dans le fort de St Honorât
Jules
Paroisse De Fayence
Jules
Balinese Temple 1
More About France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.Text by Steve Smith.