Central Angevin nave, with both Romanesque and Gothic elements, measuring 55m long, 23m wide and 24m high, at the Cathedrale Saint-Julien du Mans or Cathedral of St Julian of Le Mans, Le Mans, Sarthe, Loire, France. The capitals are intricately carved with acanthus leaves. The cathedral was built from the 6th to the 14th centuries, with both Romanesque and High Gothic elements. It is dedicated to St Julian of Le Mans, the city's first bishop, who established Christianity in the area in the 4th century AD. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Central Angevin nave, with both Romanesque and Gothic elements, measuring 55m long, 23m wide and 24m high, at the Cathedrale Saint-Julien du Mans or Cathedral of St Julian of Le Mans, Le Mans, Sarthe, Loire, France. The capitals are intricately carved with acanthus leaves. The cathedral was built from the 6th to the 14th centuries, with both Romanesque and High Gothic elements. It is dedicated to St Julian of Le Mans, the city's first bishop, who established Christianity in the area in the...
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