Photographer's Note

January 21, 2009
Saint-Thibéry 340289 34630
Herault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.400 3.417 5 m

700th, and 1036 complementary images.

Roman ruins. Click to enlarge the PANORAMA. 8 images.

One sight. January 20, 2008.
Other sight. January 27, 2008.

Roman bridge 1st century, where Via Domitia crosses Herault river.

_The bridge was built by the Romans to allow the Via Domitia, to cross the Herault river. With its 9 arches, it was the longest bridge of Via Domitia.

_Damaged by the risings of 1536 and 1678, the bridge was repaired on order of the States of Languedoc to allow the merchants and pélerins to take this way.

_Today, it only remains 4 arches out of the 9 than it had in the beginning. They were destroyed at the XIXe century following important floods.

_The Domitienne way is a Roman way built starting from 118 av. J.-C., of the name of the Roman general, Cneus Domitius Ahenobarbus, which is in the beginning.
It connected Rome to Spain while crossing Gaule Narbonnese. Paved or simple dirt track on layers of gravel and stones, it was marked all the miles, 1481 m, by a milliary landmark.

Saint-Thibéry, in occitan Sant Tibèri, is a French commune, located in the department of the Herault of the Languedoc-Roussillon area, populated of 200 Saint-Thibériens, distributed on 19 km², that is to say 119 hab./km².

The ancient name of the village was Cessero. The village was then called Saint-Thibéry.
The village is located at the confluence of Herault river and Thongue river, and is close to an old volcano, the Ramus Mount.

My images of Saint-Thibéry.

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