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Jean de Gerson

Jean Charlier dit Jean Gerson
Gerson-lès-Barby 1363 - Lyon 1429
French scholar, educator, reformer, and poet
(Wikipedia)
Charles-François Bailly
1880

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Description

Stone statue of Jean de Gerson showing the heaven to a pupil. The statue is rather damaged, the open book the child holds in his both hands ang Gerson's pointing fingers have disappeared.

Inscription(s)

SVI TEMPORIS
CLARISSIMVM
LVMEN

bened. xiv p.m.


SVRSVM CORDA - PAENITEMINI


ET CREDITE EVANGELIO

Information Sign

Jean GERSON
(1363 - 1429)
Chancelier de l'Université de Paris,
il termina sa vie dans le cloître
de l'église Saint Paul où il enseignait
la religion aux enfants du quartier

Sculptor

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Location (N 45°45'59" - E 4°49'36")

Item Code: frra073; Photograph: 11 August 2018
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