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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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1752

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Description

Statue of Saint Michael holding a shield with the IHS-symbol and the text Quis ut Deus, Latin for "Who is like God?", a literal translation of the name Michael (Hebrew: מִיכָאֵל‎, transliterated Micha'el or Mîkhā'ēl), with the devil under his feet, in a niche above the entrance of St. Michael's Chapel.
In a shield under the statue is the coat of arms of the canon Matthias Dormann (1711-1763) with the date 1752.

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Location (N 50°21'38" - E 7°35'45")

Item Code: derp220; Photograph: 1 November 2015
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