Five statues in niches in the front façade of the St. John the Baptist Church.
- Svatý Metoděj - (Old Church Slavonic: Меѳодїи), 9th century, with his brother Cyril missionaries among the Slavic peoples; credited with devising the 'Cyrillic' alphabet (Wikipedia).
- Nejsvětější Srdce Ježíšovo - Sacred Heart of Christus
- Svatý Cyril - (Old Church Slavonic: Кѷриллъ) (9th century), with his brother Methodius missionaries among the Slavic peoples; credited with devising the 'Cyrillic' alphabet (Wikipedia).
- Svatý Jindřich II - (972 - 1024), Holy Roman Emperor, 1014-1024, King of the Germans in 1002 and King of Italy in 1004. He is the only King of Germany to have ever been canonized
- Svatý Augustin - (354 - 430), Bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria), philosopher and theologian; his writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity
The five statues are bought in 1910 from the Brno firm of Loos.
- Adolf Loos (1831-1879), stonemason of Brno. After his death his firm was continued by his widow Marie Loos.
Locatie (N 49°12'26" - E 16°9'29") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: czvy044; Photograph: 4 September 2012
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