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Saint Michel

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).

18th century.

Mondorf-les-Bains /  Saint Michel   Mondorf-les-Bains /  Saint Michel


Stone statue in a niche in the tower of the church.

In a small building nearby is the same statue. Obviously, this is the original and the statue in the tower is a replica.




michaele patrone deo exstrvcta

Saint Michael and the dragon

The motif of Michael and the dragon appears in Michael's fight with Samael in the Assumption of Moses, a Jewish apocryphal work.
The characteristic difference with the other dragonslayer saint George is that Michael as an angel is always depicted with wings.


Location (N 49°30'20" - E 6°16'13")

Item Code: lu002; Photograph: 15 June 2011
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