Photographer's Note

February 21, 2008
Lunas 340144 34650
Herault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.707 3.196 280 m

Church Saint-Pancrace XIIIe XIVe XVe XIXe Centuries.
(6 assembled images).

Built in place of a first Romance building of XIIe century, the church presents a nave in cradle broken of XIIIe XIVe century, an arched choir of warheads with five sides of XVe century, a partly medieval bell-tower raised at the time of the enlarging of the church in 1826-1827.

At the interior, one discovers a retable of wood carved polychrome of the XVIIe century has twisted columns, a fabric, representing the martyr of Saint-Pancrace, of the stained glasses of 1854 of the glass Master Alexandre Mauvernay, (1810-1898, of Saint Galmier, the Loire).

Saint Pancrace of Rome, would have been born towards 289-290, dies martyr at 14 years, into 304, at the time of persecutions of Dioclétien. Patron saint of the children, guard of the domestic animals, and also patron saint of the Corsican gangsters, (wikipedia).

Lunas is a French commune located in the department of the Herault of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 638 Lunassiens, distributed on 45 km², that is to say 14 hab./km².

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