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This image is of the archangel Michael from the Apse Mosaic of San Paolo fuori le Mura (Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls). “According to Catholic legend, in the year 492 a rich Italian named Gargan, who fed his cattle upon a hill known after him as Mount Gargano (now Monte Sant’ Angelo), missed one of his bulls. It was found in a cavern wounded by an arrow. When one sought to remove this arrow, straightway it

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Mont Sant-Michel: An Earthly Image Of Paradise

Mont Sant Michel is an island lying between Normandy and Brittany on the west coast of France. Famous since medieval times, it remains a perfect place to stay and escape the hectic world of travel.

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Mont Sant-Michel: An Earthly Image Of Paradise

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