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Sankt Michael

Saint Michael

Archangel, the field commander of the Army of God. He is often depicted slaying Satan represented as a dragon, and with a shield with text quis ut deus (Who is like God?, a literal translation of the name Michael).
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Statue of Saint Michael slaying Lucifer on the portico of the St. Michael's Church. On the sides are statues of angels.

Saint Michael and the dragon

The motif of Michael and the dragon appears in Michael's fight with Samael in the Assumption of Moses, a Jewish apocryphal work.
The characteristic difference with the other dragonslayer saint George is that Michael as an angel is always depicted with wings.


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Item Code: atwi111; Photograph: 10 September 2012
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