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Sunday, February 13, 2011

San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries

Card No. 104
Another UNESCO postcard by my postcrossing

The monasteries of San Millán de Suso and San Millán de Yuso are two monasteries situated in the village of San Millán de la Cogolla, La Rioja, Spain. There is a continuous history of Christianity at San Millán since the time of the saint. The scriptorium remained active during the period of Muslim rule; and over the centuries, the religious community has overcome various vicissitudes which affected the monasteries (for example being sacked by the Black Prince. Read more
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