The Acropolium, Carthage. African ambition; relics of that Crusader zeal
On to the Saint Louis cathedral, now known as the Acropolium and no longer used for worship.
Louis IX (Saint Louis), he of the Crusader zeal, arrived in Tunis on his way to yet another scrum (the eighth and final Crusade). But he died possibly of dysentery and part of his remains were buried in the cathedral.
Originally published at www.rashmee.com on December 28, 2015.