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Saint Bénézet

Biographical Information

Name: Saint Bénézet
Deceased in 1184

Has a vision according to which he is commanded by God to build the Avignon Bridge. When the Bishop of Avignon demans evidence, Bénèzet miraculously lifts a massive stone and carries it to the place on the river bank where the bridge is built.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

Relevant Publications

  • Brown, David J. (1993): Bridges. Macmillan Publishing Company, New York (USA), pp. 28-29.
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