Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Paderborn
Lkr. Paderborn

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Am Busdorf 8
(Kirche St. Petrus und St. Andreas, Busdorfkirche)

Hl. Maria, Petrus und Andreas

St. Mary, Peter and Andrew


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Paderborn /  Hl. Maria, Petrus und Andreas   Paderborn /  Hl. Maria, Petrus und Andreas

Description

Three stone statue at the northern side portal of the Busdolf Church.

Paderborn - Hl. Maria, Petrus und Andreas
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Paderborn - Hl. Maria, Petrus und Andreas
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Paderborn - Hl. Maria, Petrus und Andreas
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  1. center: Unse Liebe Frau / St. Mary with child
  2. left: St. Petrus / St. Peter (possibly died AD 67), apostle, featured prominently in the New Testament and the Acts of the Apostles. Patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually depicted holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand. Peter is the first Pope (Wikipedia).
  3. right: St. Andreas / St. Andrew apostle and the brother of Saint Peter; founder and the first bishop of the Church of Byzantium. Protector of fishermen, in particular. He is shown with a saltire cross, in accordance with the way in which he died (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 51°43'8" - E 8°45'37")

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Item Code: denw413; Photograph: 12 September 2015
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