Mary Magdalene
AixcentricLifestyle: Art & CultureProvencal History & Traditions

Is This the Face of Mary Magdalene?

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: As most of you living in and around Aix will know, the region has long been associated with Mary Magdalene the companion of Jesus who, according to legend, was driven out of Palestine during early Christian persecutions. She was expelled together with other saints in a …

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Saintes Maries de la Mer @bfBlogger2015
Barefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & CultureProvencal History & Traditions

Saintes-Maries-De-La-Mer Who Knew?

Contributor blog post by Deborah @Barefoot Blogger: Planning a visit to the Camargue to see the white horses? Here’s another stop to add to your list. What I love about living in France is not only the opportunity to travel in this fabulous country, but also the chance to re-learn history. What …

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Sacred Site St Baume @MirabeauWine
Mirabeau WinesProvencal History & Traditions

Sacred site of Sainte-Baume

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: With its mythical and ancient forest, the sacred site of Sainte-Baume is one of the oldest religious sites in the Western world. According to the ancient Greeks, Romans and Ligurians, it was inhabited by the goddess of fertility. It is believed that Mary …

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Sainte Baume Grotto #MaryMagdalene #Provence @GingerandNutmeg
Explore: Travel in ProvenceGinger and Nutmeg

Sainte Baume Grotto and Mary Magdalene in Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Nutmeg got a little lost on her way to this hike. Given the religious significance of the location, maybe she was not the first lost soul during the long history of the Sainte Baume grotto. The grotto is located inside a natural cave high on …

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