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Svätý Michal

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).
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Daniel Brunovský
2006

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Description

Modern steel sculpture of Saint Michael with the dragon, standing in Michalská (Michael Street) front of a house with a tile showing Saint Michael, in which the artist has his gallery.

Bratislava - Svätý Michal

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Signed: 2006 d brvnovský

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.

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Location (N 48°8'39" - E 17°6'24")

Item Code: skbr018; Photograph: 5 September 2012
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