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Via Paolo III

San Francisco

Saint Francis of Assisi

born Giovanni Francesco di Bernardone
(1181/82 - 1226)
Italian friar and preacher. He founded among others the Franciscan Order. Saint Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history
(Wikipedia)
Silverio Monteguti
1928

San Marino /  San Francisco   San Marino /  San Francisco

Description

Bronze statue of St. Francis of Assisi under a baldachin carried by four columns, standing on top of a square column. The monument is designed by by Edoardo Collamarini from Bologna, the statue is sculpted by Monteguti.

Inscription(s)

qvi dove il santo nostro
nel romitorio sereno
in comvnione con dio
tra le semplici opere
trovo' e lego ai figli tesoro
della perpetva ....rta
il poeta delle creatvre
FRANCESCO DI ASSISI
apostolo di carita' fraterna
tende in letizia le braccia
propiziatore

fondato l'anno di grazia mcmxxvii
consenzienti governo e popolo
pivto e consacrato nel mcmxxviii
mdcxxvii dell' era repvbblicana

San Marino - San Francisco

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Location (N 43°56'1" - E 12°26'53")

Item Code: sm21; Photograph: 10 May 2017
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