Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Pardubický kraj

(Castle gate)

Svatý Florian

Saint Florian

Saint Florian von Lorch (d. c. 304)
Roman officer in the province of Noricum (at present the region of Bavaria), responsible for organizing firefighting brigades. He is usually depicted pouring water from a pitcher over a fire

18th century

Žamberk /  Svatý Florian


Stone statue of Saint Florian, a Roman soldier with flag and throwing water from a bucket on a burning house (with his left hand). The status is on the gate of the castle.

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Location (N 50°5'11" - E 16°27'59")

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Item Code: czpa008; Photograph: 3 September 2012
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