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Sankt Antonius (Anthony the Great) - Herten, Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 51° 35.641 E 007° 08.381
32U E 371141 N 5717524
Quick Description: This sculpture is a monument since 5/30/1985
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 4/19/2015 7:33:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMNQE8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The sculpture was created 1903 by Wilhelm Bolte (* 25. Mai 1859 in Münster; † 25. Juli 1941).
It is located on a little place called Kranzplatte in the centre of the city of Herten.

"Anthony the Great or Antony the Great (c. 251 – 356 AD), also known as Saint Anthony or Anthony of Egypt, Anthony the Abbot, Anthony of the Desert, Anthony the Anchorite, Anthony of Thebes, Abba Antonius and Father of All Monks, was a Christian saint from Egypt, a prominent leader among the Desert Fathers. His feast day is January 17 in both the Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches and 22 Tobi according to the calendar of the Coptic Orthodox Church."
Source: Wikipedia
Further Information:
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Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: Kranzplatte in Herten

Entrance Fee: Free

Artist: Wilhelm Bolte

Website: [Web Link]

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