Statues - Hither & Thither

Portugal
Lisboa
(Fr. de Santa Maria Maior)
Lisboa (distrito)

Lisboa (região)

Rua de Santa Cruz do Castelo
(Porta de São Jorge)

São Jorge

Saint George

(ca. 275/281 - 303)
Roman soldier from Syria Palaestina and a priest in the Guard of Diocletian, one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers. He is immortalized in the tale of Saint George and the Dragon
(Wikipedia)


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Lisboa /  São Jorge   Lisboa /  São Jorge

Description

Polychrome statue of St. George in a niche in the wall at the Porta de São Jorge.

Inscription(s)

Glorioso Mártir São Jorge
Protector e Defensor de Portugal
Paróquia de Santa Cruz do Castelo

Tags

Location N 38°42'43" W 9°7'58"

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Item Code: ptli043; Photograph: 29 August 2017
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