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).
Stone statue of St. Michael in a niche in the chamfer of the house on the corner of Gestade and Marktplatz.
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.
Location (N 49°54'55" - E 7°4'29")
Item Code: derp129; Photograph: 20 April 2012
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