Autun Cathedral Autun, France 1120-46
Dating from the early 12th century with later Gothic additions, the Cathédrale St-Lazare is a pilgrimage church famed for its splendid Romanesque sculptures by Gislebertus.
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- Autun CathedralCathedral of St. LazarusCathédrale d'AutunCathédrale St-Lazare
- 46.945168° N, 4.299147° E
Roman and Romanesque Treasures in AutunPosted June 10, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
As promised, here are some photos from our last stop on Wednesday, the city of Autun in northern Burgundy. It's a very pretty city with lots to offer those interested in Roman and Romanesque art. Autun was settled in Roman times, when it was known as Augustodunum. You can still see some Roman ruins around the city, the…
- Seidel, Linda. Legends in Limestone: Lazarus, Gislebertus, and the Cathedral of Autun. Print.