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Avignon Pictures - Europe Travel - About.com
Avignon pictures from our Avignon picture gallery. ... Avignon Pictures - A Virtual Tour of Avignon Places to Visit. By James Martin · Europe Travel Expert.
Palace of the Popes Picture - Avignon Pictures - Europe Travel
Built in the 14th century to transform Avignon into the capital of the Christian world, the Palace of the Popes has 25 rooms you can visit. The Avignon festival ...
Avignon Bridge Picture - Avignon France Pictures - Europe Travel
Why was the Avignon Bridge important? It was the only crossing point on the Rhone river, which in the 12th century formed the natural boundary between the  ...
Avignon Papacy - When the Popes Resided in France
Definition of the Avignon Papacy: The term "Avignon Papacy" refers to the Catholic papacy during the period 1309-1377, when the popes lived in and operated ...
Avignon Travel Guide: Visit the Former Home of the Papacy
Few people realize that the pope's palace was relocated to France during the Middle Ages. In lovely Avignon, visitor's can still visit the former seat of the papacy ...
The Popes At Avignon - Atheism and Agnosticism from About.com
... in Rome, it wasn't always located there. For a time, the popes were based in Avignon, France, commonly known as the 'Babylonian Captivity' of the papacy.
Paris to Avignon by Train, Car and Flights - France Travel - About.com
Located on the river Rhone and officially in the Vaucluse, Avignon is on the borders of three departments, Bouches-du-Rhone, Gard and Vaucluse.
The Palais des Papes (Pope's Palace) in Avignon - France Travel
The Palais des Papes (Pope's Palace) in Avignon has dominated the beautiful city since it was built in the early 14th century. The warm stone buildings with its ...
South of France Tour Stop in Avignon - France Travel - About.com
Avignon is one of the most charming and quaint cities in the South of France. Avignon is bustling with tourists and locals, and features lovely side streets lined  ...
Popes of the Avignon Papacy and the Great Schism - Catholicism
From Boniface VIII (1294-1303) to Gregory XII (1406-15), find the popes of the Avignon Papacy and the Great Schism here, with the dates of their reigns.
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