Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Sankt Pölten
Niederösterreich

Domplatz
(Dom- und Pfarrkirche Mariä Himmelfahrt)

Heiligenstatuen am Dom

Saint Statues at the Cathedral



18th century?

Sankt Pölten /  Heiligenstatuen am Dom   Sankt Pölten /  Heiligenstatuen am Dom

Description

The rather simple façade of the Cathedral of St. Pölten has two niches with statues.

Sankt Pölten - Heiligenstatuen am Dom
St. Hippolytus

(170 - 235), the most important 3rd-century theologian in the Christian Church in Rome (Wikipedia).

Sankt Pölten - Heiligenstatuen am Dom
St. Augustinus

(354 - 430), Bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria), philosopher and theologian; his writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity (Wikipedia).

Sources & Information

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Location N 48°12'18" E 15°37'36"

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