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Neptunbrunnen

Neptune's Fountain

Poseidon (Ποσειδῶν) in Greek, or Neptunus, in Roman mythology
god of water and the sea
(Wikipedia: Poseidon and Neptune)
Martin Gottlieb Klauer
1774

Weimar /  Neptunbrunnen   Weimar /  Neptunbrunnen

Description

Octagonal fountain with in the center a sandstone statue of Neptune with trident, and a putti riding a dolphin at his feet. Below the statue the words "QUOS EGO" (Whom I), a quote from Virgil's Aeneid, uttered by Neptune in threat to the disobedient and rebellious winds.

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The original statue was replaced by copies in 1928 and 1971.

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Location (N 50°58'46" - E 11°19'47")

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Item Code: deth050; Photograph: 7 August 2013
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