The façade of the baroque Church of St. Barbabas, built 1660, has four niches with statues.
San Agostino / St. Augustine
(354 - 430), Bishop of Hippo Regius (present-day Annaba, Algeria), philosopher and theologian; his writings were very influential in the development of Western Christianity
San Michele / St. Michael
the 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).
San Francesco / St. Francis
born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone (1181/82 - 1226), an Italian friar and preacher. He founded among others the Franciscan Order. Saint Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history
San Barnaba / St. Barnabas
one of the prominent Christian disciples in Jerusalem
Above the portal are the symbols of Faith and Hope
Sources & Information
Location (N 44°38'44" - E 10°55'19")
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Item Code: iter169; Photograph: 14 May 2017
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