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Roman amphitheatre in Autun  
   

Roman amphitheatre in Autun

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August 19th 2012
On Thursday we drove to Cluny to see the Cluny Abbey, or what’s left of it. The Abbey church was the largest church in Christendom up to the 16th century, only to be surpassed by Saint Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican. All that remains of the church now is the south transept, the cloisters, part of the south wall and part of the entry portal. From the height of the nave and the footp ... read more
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