July 30, 2013

Above: Stained glass in Église Saint-Séverin, one of the oldest churches that remains standing on the Left Bank of Paris. St. Séverin was devout hermit, who lived by the Seine River during the early fifth century. The oratory which was built over his tomb, which became a small Romanesque church built around the eleventh century. A new gothic church was built at the beginning of the 13th century.

Pictures 1 and 2 are front and back views of the alter in Église Saint-Séverin
Pictures 3 to 6 are views are paintings in the church
Pictures 7 to 13 are examples of the quite excellent stained glass in the church, installed from the 14th to 20th century

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