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Marktbrunnen mit Sankt Georg

Market Fountain with Saint George

(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)

Rudolf Breidenbach
1951

Marburg /  Marktbrunnen mit Sankt Georg   Marburg /  Marktbrunnen mit Sankt Georg

Description

Statue of St. George slaying the dragon on a column in the center of a octagonal fountain basin.

Inscription(s)

herzogin
SOPHIE VON BRABANT
tochter der hl. elisabeth
gründete 1248 an dieser stätte
das land hessen

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 50°48'33" - E 8°46'13")

Item Code: dehs266; Photograph: 8 October 2018
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