Photo © 2008 David Joyal/Art History Images. All rights reserved.
|Caption:||Sanctuary of Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire Abbey, consecrated on March 21, 1108, looking southwest. The mosaic floor in polychrome marble is the oldest object in the church, dating from the 4th or 5th century during the Roman period. It was installed in the previous abbey church around 1000 and preserved in the present church.|
|Keywords:||saint-benoit-sur-loire fleury abbey abbaye loire france benedictine christian medieval basilica church monastery benoit st benedict shrine europe interior sanctuary presbytery east mosaic floor pavement year1108 c12 roman c4 c5|
|Digital Size:||3888 x 2592 pixels|
|Print Sizes:||16.2 x 10.8 inches @ 240 dpi|
13.0 x 8.6 inches @ 300 dpi
|Created:||July 19, 2008|
|Uploaded:||December 4, 2009|