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Germany
Fulda
Lkr. Fulda

Hessen

Unterm Heilig Kreuz 1

Maria mit Drache

Saint Mary with Dragon

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)

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Fulda /  Maria mit Drache

Description

Stone statue on the corner or the house. Mary is depicted with crown and sceptre and with a dragon under her feet.

Depictions of Saint Mary

Saint Mary, as the mother of Jesus Christ, has a central role in the life of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic veneration of her as the Blessed Virgin Mary has grown over time both in importance and manifestation, not only in prayer but in art, poetry and music. She is usually depicted as a beautiful young woman, with a (blue) mantle. In the majority of the depictions she is having the Infant Jesus in her arms or on her lap.
Attributes of Saint Mary: The Infant Jesus sometimes has some attributes too:

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Location (N 50°33'4" - E 9°40'34")

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Item Code: dehs046; Photograph: 15 February 2011
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