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Portugal
Faro
Faro (distrito)

Algarve

Praça Dom Francisco Gomes
(Arco da Vila)

São Tomás de Aquino

St. Thomas Aquinas

Aquino 1225 - Fossanova 1274
Italian Dominican priest of the Catholic Church, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism
(Wikipedia)
(artist?)
1812

Faro /  São Tomás de Aquino   Faro /  São Tomás de Aquino

Description

Marble statue of St. Thomas Aquinas in a niche above the gate of the Town Arch, built by the architect Francisco Xavier Fabri for Bishop Dom Francisco Gomes do Avelar in the 19th century.

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Location (N 37°0'53" - W 7°56'5")

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