Unienville, St Syre

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Eglise Saint-Symphorien
Rue de la Garenne
10140 Unienville
Latitude: 48.325256
Longitude: 4.547567
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I am a martyr because I’m carrying the palm that indicates that I suffered for Jesus Christ. I am also carrying the Gospels that show that I was associated with the announcement of the message of Jesus Christ in the diocese of Troyes. I am certainly a local saint bearing the pretty name of Syre. Long ago the churchmen of Troyes gathered a lot of legends about me. Although I was blind I discovered the tortured body of the first bishop of Troyes, Savinien and regained my sight at the same time.
As I am, sculpted from a block of wood, the modest local artist at the end of the C15th well respected the fashion of his time, he clothed me in a comfortable and decent way. He was a virtuoso of folds, look at the whirlwind of my balloon sleeve . It was important for him to represent me as a serious girl dedicated to her mission. He didn't however hesitate to decorate me with a pretty, very fashionable headband out of which my hair flows. It is submissively plaited in two discreet braids very «young girl».

M. H. 09-10-1961 

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Unienville, St Syre
Rue de la Garenne
10140 Unienville

Tel 03 25 43 38 88
Mail info@pnrfo.org