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Albi in Tarn Département, Midi-Pyrénées, France
 

La Temporalité

 
 
La Temporalité Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 24, 2012
1. La Temporalité Marker
Illustration caption: Extrait du dessin chantier de la cathedrale. Conception Pascal Waringo, dessin Michel Delcausse.
Inscription. Le nom de cette rue rappelle l’emplacement du bâtiment de la Temporalité, tribunal des affairs civiles (vols, homicides, coups et blessures) qui permettait à l’évêque, seigneur de la ville, de rendre la justice au nom de son pouvoir temporel. En suivant son tracé, a longe le site de l’ancienne cathédrale avec son cloître et l’on peut mieux saisir les similitudes architecturales entre la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile et le palais de la Berbie.

English:
La Temporalité
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.

Spanish:
La Temporalité
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

La Temporalité Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 24, 2012
2. La Temporalité Marker
el palacio de la Berbie.
 
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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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.[1] In 2010 the
Side entrance to la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile just of Rue de la Temporalité image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 24, 2012
3. Side entrance to la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile just of Rue de la Temporalité
cathedral was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site." (Submitted on October 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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La cathédrale Sainte-Cécile image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 24, 2012
4. La cathédrale Sainte-Cécile
Entrance to la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 24, 2012
5. Entrance to la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile
Above the Entrance to la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 23, 2012
6. Above the Entrance to la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile
La cathédrale Sainte-Cécile image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 23, 2012
7. La cathédrale Sainte-Cécile
Le palais de la Berbie (in front) and la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile (in back) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 23, 2012
8. Le palais de la Berbie (in front) and la cathédrale Sainte-Cécile (in back)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on October 24, 2012. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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