José A. Navarro

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HU-V-3311 ,
22122 Ibieca, Huesca, España

Although it may seem that this church is in a strange place, in the middle of the field, look at the picture on Google ma and see it next to a road, this was the ´royal road´ linking Huesca with Barbastro, the church was next to a main route of the Middle Ages. In addition lay within the population Foces since disappeared, and that was uninhabited after the great epidemic of plague that devastated Europe to 1440.

Although now you can only see a church here, in the thirteenth century was a monastic complex where lived fourteen monks belonging to the Military Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. The monastery also had a hospice for pilgrims and a hospital for lepers.

On the front of the church, that we have in this picture, we see the sculptural decorations in the predominantly geometric shapes and decorations plant.