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Saint Martin's Fountain

Savaria, Pannonia (now Szombathely, Hungary), 316 - Candes-Saint-Martin, Gaul 397
3rd Bishop of Tours. Around his name much legendary material accrued and he has become one of the most familiar and recognizable Christian saints
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Amöneburg /  Martinsbrunnen   Amöneburg /  Martinsbrunnen

Description

Small statue of St. Martin sharing his cloak with a beggar, standing on a sandstone column in an octogonal fountain basin.
The figures of St. Martin and his horse are identical with the statue in Neustadt (Hessen) - the beggar however is different.

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Locatie (N 50°47'50" - E 8°55'22")

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Item Code: dehs299; Photograph: 8 October 2018
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