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Sankt Michael

Saint Michael

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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18th century sculptor
c. 1753

Hildesheim /  Sankt Michael   Hildesheim /  Sankt Michael

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Statue of St. Michael as a dragon slayer in a niche in a remnant of the St. Michael monastery on the grounds of the Andreanum Gymnasium. It dates from after 1753.

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Locatie (N 52°9'12" - E 9°56'33") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: dens518; Photograph: 29 August 2022
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