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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

World Heritage Sites; Part Eighth

Strasbourg Cathedral (France)
By: Pradeep Kumar Mallik

The site of the Strasbourg cathedral was used for several successive religious buildings, starting from the Argentoratum period (when a Roman sanctuary occupied the site) up to the building that is there today. It is known that a cathedral was erected by the bishop Saint Arbogast of the Strasbourg diocese at the end of the seventh century, on the base of a temple dedicated to the Virgin Mary, but nothing remains of it today.

...... Read complete article in Issue no.61 of “ITS Stamp News” 

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