Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Vrčeň
Plzeňský kraj

Road 191 (at the pond)

Svatý Vojtĕch

Saint Adalbert

(c. 956 - 997)
bishop of Prague and a missionary, was martyred in his efforts to convert the Baltic Prussians. Patron saint of Bohemia, Poland, Hungary and Prussia
(Wikipedia)
Pavel Boťa
2004

Vrčeň /  Svatý Vojtĕch   Vrčeň /  Svatý Vojtĕch

Description

Sanstone statue.

Inscription(s)

On the socle: 19/9 2004

Information Sign

Sv. Vojtĕch
1. český biskup z rodu Slavníkovců
Narozen kolem L.P. 950 na Libici
Zemřel mučednickou smrtí 23. dubna L.P. 997.
Socha posvĕcena dne 19.9.2004

P. Ing. Mgr. Vítĕzslavem Holým
Římskokatolická farnost Vrčeň

starosta obce
Petr Mašek
autor díla
sochař Pavel Boťa

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 49°30'33" E 13°37'18"

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