Definitions for "Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune"
The Abbey of Saint-Maurice d'Agaune in the diocese of Sion, Switzerland is situated against a cliff in a picturesque section of the Simplon Pass between Geneva and northern Italy.http://www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/artist08.html, website accessed September 27, 2006. It is perhaps best known for its connection to stories of martyrdom of the Theban legions, its practice of perpetual psalmody, and a renowned collection of art and antiquity.