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@article{Jacobsen1997SaintsTI,
  title={Saints' Tombs in Frankish Church Architecture},
  author={Werner Jacobsen},
  journal={Speculum},
  year={1997},
  volume={72},
  pages={1107 - 1143}
}
Toutes les observations faites par l'A. sur les eglises possedant une crypte remettent en cause l'opinion commune selon laquelle les cryptes furent partout employees comme la forme architecturale habituelle pour les tombes des saints. En outre, les cryptes n'ont pas remis en cause les pratiques merovingiennes qui consistaient a disposer la tombe du saint dans le choeur de l'eglise. Si les reliques etaient une condition necessaire pour la constitution d'une crypte, en aucun cas, les reliques n… 
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