Fleury, Abbey of

Fleury, Abbey of
Fleury, Abbey of
One of the oldest and most celebrated Benedictine abbeys of Western Europe. Its modern name is Saint-Benoît-sur-Loire, applicable both to the monastery and the township with which the abbey has always been associated

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