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Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona

Pla de la Boqueria 1-3

Santa Eulàlia

Saint Eulalia of Barcelona

co-patron saint of Barcelona, was a thirteen-year-old Roman Christian virgin who suffered martyrdom in Barcelona during the persecution of Christians in the reign of emperor Diocletian
(Wikipedia)
Eduard Alentorn

1900

Barcelona /  Santa Eulàlia   Barcelona /  Santa Eulàlia

Description

Stone statue on the roof of a corner oriel.

Inscription(s)

Two marble plaques below the oriel:
D.O.M.
hanc. lapideam. imaginem.
inclitae. barchinonensis. eulaliae.
gloriosissimi. monumentum. martyrii.
per. ipsam. non. procul. ab. hinc. consummati.
priscae. portae
quondam. prope. huic. loco. contiguae.
tantae. heroinae. sacrae.
eversioni. ob. publicam. venustatem. procuratae. superstitem.
ac. religione. servatam.
tandem.
carolo. iii. imperante.
ex. humanissima hujusce civitatis senatus concessione.
in. his. quas. denuo. exaedificavit. aedibus.
publicae. devotionis.
privataeque clientelae. pignus.
reposuit.
josephus. ferrera. et. pasqual. pharmacopola. barchinonae.
anno. domini. m.d.cc.lxxxv
EVLALIAE
virginis et martyris
patronae sanctae opiferae sospitatricis
civitatis barcinonensis
ovvm vetvstissima effigies
heic olim exstans dirvta in domo
prope locvm vbi honorem virginatis
martyrii lavde cvmvlavit
svperiorvm temporvm inivria et negligentia
iamdiv fverit penitvs amissa
nec inter aedificii rvdera
nec vllo in loco amplivs reperta
vt rei ac pristinae imaginis memoria
nvlla vnovam aetate dilabatvr
novam hanc ipsivs lapideam statvam
hisce in aedibvs veteri svper eadem area
sva impensa a fvndamento instavratis
DOMINICVS TABERNER ET PRIMS
constitvendam cvravit
anno christiano m d cccc
as praesentissimvm caelestis patronae avxilivm
sibi svisqve seram in posteritatem
promerendvm
edwardvs maria garcia f rvtos
e societate iesv

Translation?

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 41°22'52" E 2°10'24"

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