Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Ahaus
Kr. Borken

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Schloßstraße
(Schloß Ahaus)

Paulus am Schloß

St. Paul on the Castle

(c. 5 - c. 67 )
persecuted the early followers of Jesus before switching sides and seeking to join them. He was instrumental in creating the Christian Church. He is the protector of tent-makers, theologians and the ecclesiastical press and is depicted with a sword
(Wikipedia)

18th century?

Ahaus /  Paulus am Schloß   Ahaus /  Paulus am Schloß

Description

Stone half figure of St. Paul with sword and book in a niche in the front façade of the castle.

Inscription(s)

S. PAVLUS

Annotation

The castle was built by the Prince-Bishop of Münster. St. Paul is the patron saint of the Prince-Bishopric of Münster

Ahaus - Paulus am Schloß

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°4'30" E 7°0'34"

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