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San Marino
San Marino

Viale Antonio Onofri / Via John Fitzgerald Kennedy

San Marino e San Leo

St. Marinus and St. Leo

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)
St.Leo
c. 275-366
stonecutter from Dalmatia, companion of St. Marinus; bishop of Montefeltro, founded the town of San Leo
(Wikipedia).
Romeo Balsimelli
1937

San Marino /  San Marino e San Leo   San Marino /  San Marino e San Leo

Description

Marble relief of St. Marinus with a bear (left) and St. Leo (right), with in the background the towns of San Marino and San Leo respectively.

To the left and right are smaller reliefs and text plaques:

San Marino - San Marino e San Leo San Marino - San Marino e San Leo San Marino - San Marino e San Leo San Marino - San Marino e San Leo
San Marino San Leo

Inscription(s)

....e la leggenda rin-
novando il mito na-
tvral dei titani mo-
strava i dve grandi
santi a gittarsi da
monte a monte scam-
biando i ferri del me-
stiere...
gosuæ carducci

Fragment of the Ode alla libertà perpetua del Titano by Giosuè Carducci

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°55'46" E 12°27'3"

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Item Code: sm19; Photograph: 10 May 2017
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