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Saint Lizier

Saint Lizier
Picture of Saint Lizier (French Pyrenees)
Date: Aug-2011
Camera: Sony DSC-H5
Comments: Saint-Lizier has a rich history stretching back to pre Gallo-Roman times. In 72 BC, Pompey, returning from his triumphs in Spain against Sertorius, stopped here. He gathered together the ancient tribes of the area under the name Consorani. The ramparts seen today date from 3rd century AD and enclose the oppidum. During the fifth century the citadel became an episcopal see, the oldest in the Ari├Ęge area. Its first bishop is thought to have been Saint Valier. The town is named in honor of its 6th Century bishop Lycerius, canonized as Saint Lizier, a bishop who participated in the Council of Agde in 506. For more info about this travel see http://www.dxmaps.com/travel/fpyrenees.html

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