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Saint Michel terrassant le dragon

Saint Michael slaying the Dragon

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).
(Wikipedia)
Paul-Émile Millefaut
1885

Lyon /  Saint Michel terrassant le dragon   Lyon /  Saint Michel terrassant le dragon

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Bronze statue of Saint Micheal slaying the dragon with his spear. The statue stands on top of the absis of the basilica of Notre-Dame-de-Fourvière.

Lyon - Saint Michel terrassant le dragon

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Location (N 45°45'44" - E 4°49'22")

Item Code: frra152; Photograph: 12 August 2018
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