Statues - Hither & Thither

Czech Republic
Přeštice
Plzeňský kraj

Masarykovo náměstí

Svatý Kilián

Saint Kilian

Ireland c. 640 - Würzburg c. 689,
Irish missionary bishop and the apostle of Franconia, where he began his labours towards the end of the 7th century
(Wikipedia)

1784 (copy 2003)

Přeštice /  Svatý Kilián   Přeštice /  Svatý Kilián

Description

Statue of St. Kilian on a richly decorated pedestal.

Inscription(s)

Přeštice - Svatý Kilián SanCtVs
ChIlIanVs
In perICVLIs
InCenDII
CIVItatIs
PrestICensIs perennIs
proteCtor
et
Defensor
Chronogram 1784
the chronogram is not
correct, the L in Chilianus
is not counted

Signed:
kopie provedli r. 2003
ak. soch. m. široký
ak. soch. v. bukovinská

Annotation

St. Kilian is the town patron.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 49°34'20" - E 13°19'48")

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