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Italy
Firenze
Firenze (prov.)

Toscana

Via Calimaruzza / Via por Santa Maria

Agnello di Dio

Lamb of God

Title for Jesus that appears in the Gospel of John. It appears at John 1:29, where John the Baptist sees Jesus and exclaims, "Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world."
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1953

Firenze /  Agnello di Dio   Firenze /  Agnello di Dio

Description

Sculpture of the Lamb of God on a console.

Inscription(s)

On the wall below the Lamb of God is the text:

qvi dove firenze ebbe le sve
mvra meridionali nell'età
repvbblicane – le terme nell'età
imperiale – le torri nell'età
bizantina – la chiesa di s. maria
sopra porta al tempo del
libero comvne – il centro dei svoi
traffici nell'età moderna – qvi
givnse distrvttrice nel 1944
la gverra

gli operatori economici di
firenze e provincia vniti nel
la lore camera di commercio
ricostrvssero con le loro
forze e nel 1953 apersero
qvesta casa alle opere di
pace –

giacomo devoto – presidente –
araldo orlandi – igino cassi – ernesto paponi
givseppe leoni – gvglielmo ferrero – casare dami
– membri della givnta –
tvrridv romagnoli – secretario generale –

Where Florence had its
southern walls in the republican
age – baths in the imperiao
age – towers in the Byzantine
age – the church of St. Mary
above the gate in to the time of
the free comune – the center of its
trades in the modern age – there
came destruction in 1944
the war

The economic operators of
Florence and province united in
the chamber of commerce
reconstructed with their
forces and opened in 1953
this building to the works of
peace –

Giacomo Devoto – president –
Araldo Orlandi – Igino Cassi – Ernesto Paponi
Giuseppe Leoni – Guglielmo Ferrero – Casare Dami
– members of the board –
Turridu Romagnoli – secretary general –

Sculptor

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Location N 43°46'11" E 11°15'15"

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