San Parteo Church
San Parteo Church is a ruined Pisan church in Corsica, dated to the 11th and 12th century. It takes its name from the fifth century San Parteo, a saint of regional renown. It lies near the Roman town of Mariana, about 300 metres or 330 yards to the south of the Church of Santa Maria Assunta (La Canonica). The church is described as having a "grandly sober style".It is built over a pagan cemetery and its lintel is said to be "decorated with a Middle Eastern motif; two lions guarding what is believed to be the Tree of Science in the Garden of Eden.
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