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Église de la Madeleine

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Church
Location type: Church
Location address: France, Ile-de-France, Paris
Number of texts: 2
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L’église de la Madeleine (French pronunciation: ​[leɡliːz də la madəlɛn], Madeleine Church; more formally, L’église Sainte-Marie-Madeleine; less formally, just La Madeleine) is a Roman Catholic church occupying a commanding position in the 8th arrondissement of Paris.

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Église de la Madeleine was as a temple to the glory of Napoleon’s army. The Madeleine is built in the Neo-Classical style and was inspired by the Maison Carrée at Nîmes, one of the best-preserved of all Roman temples.

The pediment sculptures shows the Last Judgment, by Henri Lemaire who also made the sculptures fo rthe Arc de Triomphe.

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