North Side with Mystical Inscription
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North Side with Mystical Inscription

Detail of a long mystical inscription on the north side of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-Nazareth, Vaison-la-Romaine, Provence, France. The part shown reads PAX HVIC DOMVI: "Peace to this house." The inscription reads in full: OBSECRO VOS FRATRES AQVILONIS VINCITE PARTES SECTANTES CLAVSTRVM QVIA VENEETIS AD AVSTRVM TRIFIDA QVADRIFIDVM MEMORET SVCCENDERE NIDVM IGNEA BISSENIS LAPIDVM SIT VT ADDITA VENIS PAX HVIC DOMVI.