Statues - Hither & Thither

Slovenia
Višnja Gora
(Občina Ivančna Gorica)
Osrednjeslovenska

Mestni trg
(Cerkev sv. Anne)

Kipi svetnikov na Cerkvi sv. Anne

Saint's Statues at St. Anne's Church


18th century?

Višnja Gora /  Kipi svetnikov na Cerkvi sv. Anne   Višnja Gora /  Kipi svetnikov na Cerkvi sv. Anne

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Višnja Gora - Kipi svetnikov na Cerkvi sv. Anne

Sv. Anne / St. Anne
mother of the Virgin Mary. She is often depicted with Mary as a child or a young girl (Wikipedia).

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Neznan saint / Unknown saint

Sv. Egidij (Tilen) / St. Giles
c. 650 - c. 710
also known as Giles the Hermit, was a Greek Christian hermit saint from Athens
(Wikipedia).

Sv. Janez Nepomuk / St John of Nepomuk
(Nepomuk c. 1345 - Praha 1393), confessor of the queen of Bohemia, refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. At the behest of King Wenceslaus of Bohemia he was thrown from the Charles Bridge in Prague and drowned. John of Nepomuk is patron saint of bridges (Wikipedia)

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Location N 45°57'20" E 14°44'37"

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