P1160087 - P1160091 A monastery was founded in Jouarre in 630 by Adon, son of a high-ranked public servant to French king Clotaire II. Saint Techilde was the first abbess and was...
A monastery was founded in Jouarre in 630 by Adon, son of a high-ranked public servant to French king Clotaire II. Saint Techilde was the first abbess and was…
P1160103 Abbey buildings.
Abbey buildings.
P1160104 Abbey buildings.
Abbey buildings.
P1160106 Abbey church.
Abbey church.
P1160107 Abbey church.
Abbey church.
P1160108 Abbey church. The romanesque tower is from the 11th century.
Abbey church. The romanesque tower is from the 11th century.
P1160101 Abbey church with the 11th century romanesque tower.
Abbey church with the 11th century romanesque tower.
P1160069 15th century carving.
15th century carving.
P1160081 Vault in the romanesque tower.
Vault in the romanesque tower.
P1160082 Vault in the romanesque tower.
Vault in the romanesque tower.
P1160099 The merovingian crypts (7-8th centuries) are a few meters below the current ground level but used to be at ground level when they were built. The crypts are...
The merovingian crypts (7-8th centuries) are a few meters below the current ground level but used to be at ground level when they were built. The crypts are…
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P1160098 Sarcophaegus of one of the founders of the abbey, St Techilde, who died in 660.
Sarcophaegus of one of the founders of the abbey, St Techilde, who died in 660.
P1160096 Sarcophaegus of one of the founders of the abbey, St Aguilberte (7th century), with fleur de lys (left) and swastikas (center right).
Sarcophaegus of one of the founders of the abbey, St Aguilberte (7th century), with fleur de lys (left) and swastikas (center right).
P1160093 8th century crypt. St Ebregisile, bishop of Meaux during the 8th century, brother of St Aguilberte, used to be buried here. The 4th century columns were taken...
8th century crypt. St Ebregisile, bishop of Meaux during the 8th century, brother of St Aguilberte, used to be buried here. The 4th century columns were taken…
P1160094 7th century column capital.
7th century column capital.
P1160100 Saint Peter and Saint Paul church, 16th century.
Saint Peter and Saint Paul church, 16th century.
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