Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Beja
Beja (distrito)

Alentejo

Jardim Municipal

Gonçalo Mendes da Maia

Guilhabreu 1079 - Beja 1170
Portuguese knight also known as O Lidador (the hardworking), so named for his fearlessness in the struggle against the Saracens
(Wikipedia)
Júlio Vaz júnior
1940

Beja /  Gonçalo Mendes da Maia   Beja /  Gonçalo Mendes da Maia

Description

Stone statue of Maia with sword and shield.

Inscription(s)

O LIDADOR
Gonçalo Mendes da Maia
1075 — 1170

Signature

Julio Vaz junior Lisboa 1940

Beja - Gonçalo Mendes da Maia

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 38°0'49" W 7°51'33"

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