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Saint Lupus of Sens giving alms. From a 14th century manuscript.
Saint Lupus of Sens giving alms. From a 14th century manuscript.

Saint Loup was one of the early bishops of Sens and as a result many buildings have been named after him. Image File history File links SaintLupusSens. ... Image File history File links SaintLupusSens. ... Alms Bag taken from some Tapestry in Orleans, Fifteenth Century. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... Inside the cathedral of Sens, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, c. ...


Religious houses

  • The Romanesque church dedicated to Saint Loup at Naud, 8 km from Provins in Champagne in the east of France is distinguished by the outstanding sculptures in the porch of its great doorway, with an ambitious iconographic program in which Saint Loup mediates entry into the mystery of the Trinity.
  • About 980, Sevinus, archbishop of Sens made a gift to the Benedictine community of the abbey of Saint-Pierre-le-Vif at Sens of four altars in villa que dicitus Naudus, in honore sancti lupi consecratum in the demesne of Naud, consecrated in honour of Saint Loup.
  • In 1160/61 Hugues de Toucy, Archbishop of Sens, presented to the priory a relic of Saint Loup; the sculpted portail was doubtless undertaken shortly thereafter.

Romanesque St. ... Provins is a commune of France. ... Iconography usually refers to the design or creation of images and more specifically to the historical study of art which aims at the identification, description and the interpretation of the content of images. ... For other uses, see Trinity (disambiguation). ... Inside the cathedral of Sens, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, c. ... The longest lasting of the western Catholic monastic orders, the Benedictine Order traces its origins to the adoption of the monastic life by St. ...

Chateaux and communes

Numerous châteaux and communes of France[1] are named Saint-Loup; they commemorate several venerable early saints with the Latinized Germanic name of Lupus ("wolf"): Saint Lupus of Sens giving alms. ...

  • Saint Loup de Sens, venerated in Champagne, Île-de-France and Picardy;
  • Saint Loup de Troyes,
  • Saint Loup de Bayeux, one of the early Bishops of Bayeux; and, more locally venerated, *Saint Loup de Limoges,
  • Saint Loup de Soissons and
  • Saint Loup de Châlons-en-Champagne.

A number of the communes called Saint-Loup in the west of France are not easily connected with a specific Saint Loup. Champagne is one of the traditional provinces of France, a region of France that is best known for the production of the sparkling white wine that bears the regions name. ... Île-de-France can refer to: the historical province of France: see Île-de-France (province) the modern French administrative région: see Île-de-France (région) For other meanings without the circumflex accent, see Ile de France. ... wazzup Categories: | ... Troyes is a town in northeastern France. ... Bayeux (pronounced ) is a small town and commune in the Calvados département, in Normandy, northwestern France. ... Location within France Limoges (Limòtges in Occitan) is a city and commune in France, the préfecture of the Haute-Vienne département, and the administrative capital of the Limousin région. ... Soissons is a town and commune in the Aisne département, Picardie, France, located on the Aisne River, about 60 miles northeast of Paris. ... Châlons-en-Champagne is a city and commune in France. ...


For a full list of places of this name - see also Saint-Loup Saint Lupus of Sens giving alms. ...


  • "Saint loup de Naud" the romanesque church.
  • "Les Rencontres de Provins" A website devoted to all the Saints Loup.

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