Christus Salvator, Sankt Bonifatius und Sankt Benedikt
Christ Saviour, Saint Boniface and Saint Benedict
Above the entrance in a niche is the statue of Christ with an orb. On the side columns stand the statues of
- St. Bonifatius / St. Boniface as bishop with staff and a Bible pierced by a dagger.
(Wessex c. 672 - Dokkum 754), the Apostle of the Germans, missionary in the Frankish Empire; patron saint of Germany and the first archbishop of Mainz. He was martyred in Frisia in 754.
- St. Benedikt / St. Benedict of Nursia as monk with staff and a Biblie topped by a cup and serpent and at his foot a raven.
Bonifiatius and Benedict are copies from 1890, the originals were placed at a fountain on the Borgiasplatz, but are now replaced by copies (see here).
Sources & Information
Locatie (N 50°33'15" - E 9°40'15") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: dehs040; Photograph: 15 February 2011
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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