The name of this street is a reference to the Bâtiment de la Temporalité, a civilian court (for theft, homicide, assault etc.) which represented a means for the bishop, lord of the town, to extract justice in the name of his worldly powers. This street passes by the site of the old cathedral and its cloister, and gives a view which displays the architectural similarities between Sainte-Cecile cathedral and the Palais de la Berbie.
El nombre de esta calle hace referencia al tribunal de la Temporalité, en el que el obispo, señor de la ciudad, impartía justicia en virtud de su pode temporal o político en casos de robo, homicidio y agresión.
La calle bordeaba la Antigua cathedral y el claustro; al recorrerla se puede apreciar claramente el parecido arquitectónico que existe entre la catedral de Santa Cecilia y
Erected by Ville d’Albi.
Location. 43° 55.73′ N, 2° 8.584′ E. Marker is in Albi, Midi-Pyrénées, in Tarn Département. Marker is on Rue de la Temporalité. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2-4 Rue de la Temporalité, Albi, Midi-Pyrénées 81000, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le palais de la Berbie (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Le palais de la Berbie (within shouting distance of this marker); Les jardins de la Berbie (within shouting distance of this marker); Les berges du Tarn (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Le Castelnau (about 180 meters away); Le bourg Saint-Salvi (about 180 meters away); Hôtel de Fenasse (about 180 meters away); L’hôtel Séré de Rivières (about 180 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Albi.
Also see . . . Albi Cathedral. "Albi Cathedral, formally the Cathedral of Saint Cecilia (French: Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile d'Albi), is the most important religious building in Albi, southern France, and the seat of the Archbishop of Albi (in full, Albi-Castres-Lavaur). First built as a fortress begun in 1287 and under construction for 200 years, it is claimed to be the largest brick building in the world. In 2010 the cathedral (Submitted on October 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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