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(Rathaus - Neue Ratsstube)

Die fünf Kardinaltugenden

The Five Cardinal Virtues

1589 (reconstruction)

Lemgo /  Die fünf Kardinaltugenden   Lemgo /  Die fünf Kardinaltugenden


At the base of the Ionic columns between the windows of the first floor of the Neue Ratsstube (New Council Chamber) are five stone reliefs showing the cardinal virtues:
  1. FIDES. - Glaube / Faith, with cross and book.
  2. PRVDENTIA. - Klugheit / Prudence, with mirror and snake.
  3. IVSTITIA. - Gerechtigkeit / Justice, double-headed woman with a sword
  4. FORTITVDO. - Tapferkei / Strength, with column and slain lion.
  5. TEMPERANT[IA]. - Mäßigung / Temperance, pouring water in a chalice.
Lemgo - Die fünf Kardinaltugenden
Lemgo - Die fünf Kardinaltugenden
Lemgo - Die fünf Kardinaltugenden
Lemgo - Die fünf Kardinaltugenden
Lemgo - Die fünf Kardinaltugenden

Sources & Information


  • Country: Germany
  • Faith (Fides)
  • Justice (Justitia)
  • Prudentia
  • Strength (Fortitudo)
  • Temperantia
  • Town Hall
  • Virtues
  • Location (N 52°1'40" - E 8°54'5")

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    Item Code: denw313; Photograph: 5 April 2014
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