Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Paderborn
Lkr. Paderborn

Nordrhein-Westfalen

Kamp

Friedrich Spee

Kaiserswerth bei Düsseldorf 1581 - Trier 1635
German Jesuit and poet, most noted as an opponent of trials for witchcraft,
The often cited name "Friedrich von Spee" is incorrect
(Wikipedia)
Heinrich Gerhard Bücker
1994

Paderborn /  Friedrich Spee   Paderborn /  Friedrich Spee

Description

Bronze statue of Friedrich von Spee reading a book.

Inscription(s)

FRIEDRICH
von
SPEE
jesuit

in
PADERBORN
1623-1626
1629-1631

professor
dichter
seelsorger

verfasser der
cautio criminalis
gegen hexenwahn
und folter

Signature

gestiftet von der bank für kirche und caritas paderborn

Sculptor

Tags

Location (N 51°42'59" - E 8°45'18")

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Item Code: denw416; Photograph: 12 September 2015
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