Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay

The Basilica of Saint-Martin d'Ainay is a Romanesque church in Ainay in the Presqu'île district in the historic centre of Lyon, FranceHistoryLegendLegendary origins of a remarkably large church, which may once have stood on this site, are noted by Gregory of Tours and may be connected to the account of Eusebius, in his Historia Ecclesiae, of the martyrdom of Blandina, the young girl among 48 Christians fed to lions by the Romans in 177 in Lyon's amphitheatre. The lions refused to eat her, according to Eusebius: she and the others were martyred nevertheless. Their bones were burnt, thrown into the river, and washed up downstream where the surviving Christians of the community buried them secretly beneath the altar of what Gregory calls a "basilica of remarkable magnitude." Other candidates for the martyrs' basilica site include the Church of Saint Nizier, upstream, and Lyon Cathedral across the Saône.Ainay AbbeyA Benedictine priory was founded on the Lyon peninsula in 859. When later it was raised to the rank of an abbey, major building works began: the abbey church was built at the end of the 11th century under Abbot Gaucerand, consecrated on 29 January 1107 and dedicated to Saint Martin of Tours by Pope Pascal II. This church is today one of the Romanesque churches still extant in Lyon.

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Rue Des Remparts D'Ainay
Autres Églises catholiques à Lyon (voir toutes)
Église du Sacré-Cœur de Lyon Église du Sacré-Cœur de Lyon
89 Rue Antoine Charial
Lyon, 69003

Église Notre-Dame Saint-Louis de Lyon Église Notre-Dame Saint-Louis de Lyon
Rue De La Madeleine
Lyon, 69007

Basilique Saint-Martin d'Ainay Basilique Saint-Martin d'Ainay
Rue Bourgelat
Lyon, 69002

Primatiale Saint-Jean de Lyon Primatiale Saint-Jean de Lyon
8 Place St Jean
Lyon, 69005

Église Saint-Georges de Lyon Église Saint-Georges de Lyon
Quai Fulchiron
Lyon, 69005

Église Saint-Bonaventure de Lyon Église Saint-Bonaventure de Lyon
7, Place Des Cordeliers
Lyon, 69002

Église Saint-Nizier (Lyon) Église Saint-Nizier (Lyon)
Place Saint-Nizier
Lyon, 69002

Eglise Saint-Georges de Lyon Eglise Saint-Georges de Lyon
Quai Fulchiron
Lyon, 69005

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Chapelle de la Trinité Chapelle de la Trinité
29-31 Rue De La Bourse
Lyon, 69002

Église Saint-Bruno-les-Chartreux de Lyon Église Saint-Bruno-les-Chartreux de Lyon
Allée Des Marronniers
Lyon, 69001