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San Marino
San Marino

Piazza della Libertà
(Palazzo Pubblico)

San Leone, San Marino e Sant'Agata

Saint Leo, Saint Marinus and Saint Agatha


1894

San Marino /  San Leone, San Marino e Sant'Agata   San Marino /  San Leone, San Marino e Sant'Agata

Description

Triptych with polychrome mosaics of Murano in the tower of the Palazzo Pubblico show, from left to right:
  1. San Leo di Montefeltro / St. Leo of Montefeltro (c. 275-366), stonecutter from Dalmatia, companion of St. Marinus; bishop of Montefeltro, founded the town of San Leo (Wikipedia).
  2. San Marino / St. Marinus (Rab c. 275 - Città di San Marino 366), stonemason, founded in 301 a chapel and monastery on Mt. Titano, from where the republic of San Marino grew (Wikipedia).
  3. Sant'Agata / St. Agatha of Sicily (231-251), virgin martyr, patron saint of San Marino (Wikipedia).

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Location (N 43°56'11" - E 12°26'47")

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