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Saint-Martin et Saint-Georges

Saint Martin and Saint George

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Domrémy-la-Pucelle /  Saint-Martin et Saint-Georges   Domrémy-la-Pucelle /  Saint-Martin et Saint-Georges

Description

Two stone statues in the portal of the basilica:
  1. (Savaria, Pannonia (now Szombathely, Hungary), 316 - Candes-Saint-Martin, Gaul 397), 3rd Bishop of Tours. Around his name much legendary material accrued and he has become one of the most familiar and recognizable Christian saints (Wikipedia).
  2. (ca. 275/281 - 303), Roman soldier from Syria Palaestina and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon (Wikipedia)

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Locatie (N 48°25'40" - E 5°40'11")

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