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Sankt Bonifatius

Saint Boniface

born Winfrid
(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.
artist unknown
2013

Amöneburg /  Sankt Bonifatius   Amöneburg /  Sankt Bonifatius

Description

Wooden statue of St. Boniface.

Amöneburg Bonifatius founded in 721 his first monastery on German soil in an attempt to establish a starting point for Christianity in the region.

Inscription(s)

ehren des
gründung
"geht in
hl. bonifatius
im jahr 721
alle welt"
im [jah]r 2013
burg amöneburg
wanderer
...
kloster
christi

Amöneburg - Sankt Bonifatius

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°47'46" - E 8°55'16")

Item Code: dehs301; Photograph: 8 October 2018
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