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).
Stone statue depicting St Michael's victory over the Devil.
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1952 (the numerical letters are not indicated)
In the church is an identical statue. Obviously, the statue outside is a replica, probably from 1952.
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.
- Michel Deutsch (Vianden 1837 - Esch-sur-Alzette 1905),
Location (N 49°36'40" - E 6°8'4")
Item Code: lu022; Photograph: 16 June 2011
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