Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Herzlake
Lkr. Emsland

Niedersachsen

Haselünner Straße
(Kirche St. Nikolaus)

Sankt Nikolaus

Saint Nicholas

(4th century)
Bishop of Myra
(Wikipedia)

1881

Herzlake /  Sankt Nikolaus   Herzlake /  Sankt Nikolaus

Description

Statue of St. Nicholas, with staff and book with spheres.
The stone tower of the church was built in 1881.

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°41'3" E 7°36'9"

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