Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Éguisheim
Haut-Rhin

Alsace

Place de l'Église
(Église Saints-Pierre-et-Paul)

Pape Léon IX

Pope Leo IX

born Bruno of Eguisheim-Dagsburg (Éguisheim 1002 - Rome 1054)
Pope from 1049-1054
(Wikipedia)
Bernard Glorieux
1810

Éguisheim /  Pape Léon IX   Éguisheim /  Pape Léon IX

Description

Stone statue in a niche above the entrance of the church. In his hands, Leo IX holds a book with the text ego cogito pacis cogitationes | et non afflictionis (I think thoughts of peace, and not of affliction, Jer. 29, 11).

Inscription(s)

leoni ix summo pontifici
anno domini mdcccx

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 48°2'32" - E 7°18'18")

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