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SP 303 Peñíscola (Castillo del Papa Luna)

Papa Luna is Pedro de Luna, a powerful Catholic cardinal who ruled as antipope at Avignon, France, from 1394 to 1417, when there were competing popes at Avignon and Rome. His castle is built on a walled promontory extending from the village of Peñíscola; the lighthouse stands below the castle shining its light over the wall. ARLHS # SPA-067 (E 0232)


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