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The people of the saints


The chapel saint Erige in Auron, with its three cycles,
clearly shows that the worship of a saint was not exclusive.

People wanted to have as many intercessors as possible
and thus multiplied their devotion.


One of the manifestations of this phenomenon can be seen in the representation of the assembly of saints, called « heavenly court » when then gather around Jesus Christ and his mother.


Saints are usually grouped by categories.

On this detail, one can distinguish the warrior saints, with Saint Maurice and Saint Pons especially worshipped in the region, and the confessor saints, ecclesiastic and laic.

Heavenly Court - group of the saints -


- Protector and healing saints -
Narrative scenes -