Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Castel San Pietro Terme
Bologna (prov.)

Emilia-Romagna

Piazza XX Settembre

Beata Vergine del Rosario

Our Lady of the Rosary

Our Lady of the Rosary, also known as Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, is a title of the Blessed Virgin Mary in relation to the Rosary
(Wikipedia)

1781

Castel San Pietro Terme /  Beata Vergine del Rosario   Castel San Pietro Terme /  Beata Vergine del Rosario

Description

Marble statue of St. Mary with Child on a brick column. The statue was erected as thank for saving the population of Castel San Pietro in the earthquake of 1778.

Inscription(s)

colonna monumento di gratitudine
alla B.V. del Rosario
celeste Patrona del Castello
scampato dal terremoto nel mdcclxxix
la eresse a sue spese nel mdcclxxx
il Cap. Lorenzo Graffi Cons. dell ordine
la restauro due volte il Municipio
nel mdcccxxv e nelle mdcccxcvi
la ripristinano ora nel mcmxxix
popolo e comunita insieme
scongiurate appena altre gravi minaccie
del terribile flagello

restaurata nell' anno 1980

Castel San Pietro Terme - Beata Vergine del Rosario

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 44°23'52" E 11°35'22"

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