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Sankt Bonifatius

Saint Boniface

born Winfrid
(Wessex c. 672 - Dokkum 754)
the Apostle of the Germans, missionary in the Frankish Empire; patron saint of Germany and the first archbishop of Mainz. He was martyred in Frisia in 754.
Kaspar Hiernle
c. 1750

Mainz /  Sankt Bonifatius   Mainz /  Sankt Bonifatius

Description

Sandstone statue (copy) of St. Boniface with in his hand the bible with a dagger through it. The original statue is in the cathedral.

Mainz - Sankt Bonifatius

Inscription(s)

ST. BONIFATIUS
675-754
angelsächsischer benediktiner
missionserzbischof in thüringen,
oberhessen, friesland · organisator
der kirche bayerns und mittel-
deutschlands · 746-754 bischof
von mainz · 751 märtyrertod
in dokkum (friesland) · im dom
zu fulda begraben

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Locatie (N 49°59'57" - E 8°16'24")

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Item Code: derp169; Photograph: 1 October 2012
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