Liberation of St Peter, showing St Peter being freed from prison by an angel prior to his crucifixion, from the main altarpiece by Lluis Borrassa, 1411, in the Church of Sant Pere, or Church of St Peter, churches of Sant Pere, Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain. The Church of Sant Pere has a 12th century nave, but the transept and apse date back to the 10th century. The church contains floor mosaics, a stone altarpiece and Gothic frescoes. The Sant Pere complex consists of 2 churches (Sant Pere and Santa Maria) and a baptistery (Sant Miquel, following the Byzantine model. They were built close to the site of old Egara to be the seat of the Egara diocese, founded c. 450 AD. The buildings were completed in the 11th and 12th centuries in Romanesque style, on the site of pre-Romanesque buildings from the Visigothic period. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Liberation of St Peter, showing St Peter being freed from prison by an angel prior to his crucifixion, from the main altarpiece by Lluis Borrassa, 1411, in the Church of Sant Pere, or Church of St Peter, churches of Sant Pere, Terrassa, Catalonia, Spain. The Church of Sant Pere has a 12th century nave, but the transept and apse date back to the 10th century. The church contains floor mosaics, a stone altarpiece and Gothic frescoes. The Sant Pere complex consists of 2 churches (Sant Pere and...
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