Statues - Hither & Thither

Austria
Graz
Steiermark

Herrengasse 23
(Stadtpfarrkirche zum Hl. Blut)

Heiligenstatuen am Nordportal der Stadtpfarrkirche

Saint statues at the North Portal of the Town Parish Church


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Graz /  Heiligenstatuen am Nordportal der Stadtpfarrkirche

Description

Gothic portal with 19th century statues of:

Graz - Heiligenstatuen am Nordportal der Stadtpfarrkirche
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  1. Sankt Christophorus / Saint Christopher (Greek: Χριστόφορος, 'Christ-bearer'), martyr of the 3rd century. Carried Christ as a child across a river (Wikipedia).
  2. Sankt Elisabeth von Thüringen / Saint Elisabeth of Thuringia, (1207-1231), a princess of the Kingdom of Hungary, patroness of the Third Order of St. Francis (Wikipedia).
  3. Sankt Nikolaus / Saint Nicholas (4th century), Bishop of Myra (Wikipedia).
  4. Sankt Katharina / Saint Catherine Virgin princess and a noted scholar, martyred in the early 4th century at the hands of the pagan emperor Maxentius, he condemned her to death on the spiked breaking wheel, but, at her touch, it shattered (Wikipedia).

Sources & Information

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Location N 47°4'9" E 15°26'27"

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