Emmelner straße, Emmeln
(St. Josef Kirche)
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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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.
Locatie (N 52°47'8" - E 7°17'35") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: dens025; Photograph: 10 August 2008
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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