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Bad Iburg
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Sankt Nikolaus

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra
(Wikipedia)

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Bad Iburg /  Sankt Nikolaus   Bad Iburg /  Sankt Nikolaus

Description

Bronze relief of the saint in a boat.

Inscription(s)

fleckenskirche
ST. NIKOLAUS

On the back:

1 kor 15
denn
wie in adam alle sterben
so werden
in christus alle lebendig
gemacht
werden

im gedenken
ab
die verstorbenen
unserer gemeinde
die von
1226 bis 1836
hier
auf diesem friedhof
bestattet wurden

wir erwarten
die
auferstehung der toten
und
das leben
der kommenden welt.

Saint Nicholas Legends

Saint Nicholas is depicted as a bishop, wearing the insignia of this dignity: a red bishop's cloak, a red miter and a bishop's crozier. Attributes often refer to two of the most famous legends:

Tags

Location N 52°9'23" E 8°2'42"

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