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Collegiale Saint-Pierre
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the church of Saint-Pierre, consists of a Romanesque building dating from the thirteenth century orignel which was enlarged in the early seventeenth century by a Gothic building. Its location, it has an extraordinary view over the harbors of Toulon and Sanary. This church belonged to the abbey long Montmajour, then went to the monastery of Saint Victor of Marseilles. It shows a dozen paintings, including a triptych, a magnificent polyptych attributed to Louis Brea and a "Descent from the Cross" of the Flemish school (late sixteenth century). It also houses several statues, including a beautiful statue of the Virgin (but falsely attributed to Pierre Puget). The church is the subject of a dispute following the historiographical work of the Abbot Garrel in the nineteenth century, who made false entries and falsified charters of the cartulary of Saint-Victor. These fakes are behind local legends and traditions who want the church was built on an early church of the fifth or sixth century, itself sitting on the ruins of a Greco-Roman temple (just as the chapel of Pépiole). The work of the Archaeological Centre of Var have shown these untruths, despite opposition from the mayor of Six-Fours-les-Beaches (see Bibliography. Book Heritage West Varois No. 11 (2007) and No. 13 (2010)).

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