Allée Jean Linster 1
Archangel, the field commander of the Army of God. He is often depicted slaying Satan represented as a dragon, and with a shield with text quis ut deus (Who is like God?, a literal translation of the name Michael).
Stone statue in a niche in the tower of the church.
In a small building nearby is the same statue. Obviously, this is the original and the statue in the tower is a replica.
michaele patrone deo exstrvcta
Saint Michael and the dragon
The motif of Michael and the dragon appears in Michael's fight with Samael in the Assumption of Moses, a Jewish apocryphal work.
The characteristic difference with the other dragonslayer saint George is that Michael as an angel is always depicted with wings.
Location N 49°30'20" E 6°16'13"
Item Code: lu002; Photograph: 15 June 2011
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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