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St. Augustine at St. Martin Church / Sv. Augustýn pred kostelem Sv. Martina - Horní Vidim (Central Bohemia)
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N 50° 28.054 E 014° 31.590
33U E 466395 N 5590726
Quick Description: Depicted Baroque statue of St. Augustine (Sv. Augustýn) You can find in the front of Church of St. Martin (kostel Sv. Martina) in village Horní Vidim in Central Bohemia region of the Czech Republic.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 4/11/2015 2:44:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMNP0X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
Views: 4

Long Description:

Depicted Baroque statue of St. Augustine (Sv. Augustýn) You can find in the front of Church of St. Martin (kostel Sv. Martina) in village Horní Vidim in Central Bohemia region of the Czech Republic.

The statue was sculpted by unknown Baroque artist in ca 1740.

Augustine of Hippo (Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine or Saint Austin, was an early Christian theologian and philosopher whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. He was the bishop of Hippo Regius (modern-day Annaba, Algeria), located in Numidia (Roman province of Africa). He is viewed as one of the most important Church Fathers in the Western Christianity for his writings in the Patristic Era. Among his most important works are City of God and Confessions.

Monumental Baroque Church of St. Thomas (Chrám Sv. Tomáše), the key architectonic element of Moravské námestí (Moravian Square), is one of the most important Catholic churches in Moravian metropolis Brno. The full name of the church is "chrám Zvestování Panny Marie a svatého Tomáše apoštola" (The church of the Annunciation of Virgin Mary and the St. Thomas the Apostle).

Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: in the front of Church of St. Martin in village Horní Vidim

Entrance Fee: free

Artist: unknown Baroque sculptor (ca 1740)

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