Tag Archives: Dark Ages

The Shell

Around the 12th century the representation of the shell came to symbolize Christian pilgrims, or the pilgrimage itself within Europe to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.  Not being a scholar in these matters, I can only point to others’ research … Continue reading

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We’re planning a trip to France. It’s been ages for me. And, pity him, my husband has never been to Paris. In my college days studying art history, I was a cathedral maven. Certain towns would end up on my … Continue reading

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