Carte postale Saint-Jean d’Angely
This illustration by Lotza depicts the Royal Abbey of Saint-Jean d’Angely, located in the charming town of Saint-Jean d’Angely, France. This abbey, which dates back to the 9th century, is a true masterpiece of Romanesque architecture. Founded by Charlemagne in 817, it has been rebuilt several times over the centuries, reflecting the evolution of Romanesque architecture in southwest France.
The abbey has been an important center of religious, cultural and intellectual life for centuries, housing an important library and attracting many pilgrims and visitors. Today, it is still an active place of worship and also houses a museum that traces the history of the town and the abbey.
The town of Saint-Jean d’Angely itself is located in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region, in the Charente-Maritime department. It is known for its rich history, especially for its role in the Hundred Years War. It has also been an important trade and craft center over the centuries. Today, it is a popular tourist destination, offering a unique blend of historical heritage and modern life. This illustration by Lotza pays tribute to this city and its unique historical heritage.
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