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  • Cluj-Napoca (Romania)*

  • Bucharest, RomaniaThe Anglican ChurchThe sculpture that tops the fountain, called Maternity, is showing St. George as a child.

  • Maternity, showing St. George as a child, was installed in front of the church in June 2008 and it is the work of Virgil Scripcariu

  • Prague Bas-relief of TheSt George and dragon on the basilica St George in Prague castle

  • Prague, Hrad, St. George's Basilica tympanum

  • Prague bronze statue of St. George killing a dragon, unique example of metal casting in 14th century; according to the tradition, the statue was cast by George and Martin of Cluj in 1373

  • Prague bronze statue of St. George killing a dragon, unique example of metal casting in 14th century; according to the tradition, the statue was cast by George and Martin of Cluj in 1373

  • The original statue is stored in the collections of the National Gallery, the actual statue is a copy from 1967.There are currently 3 copies on display: in Sfantu Gheorghe and Cluj (Romania) and in Budapest

  • Cluj Napoca (Romania)

  • Cluj Napoca (Romania)

  • Cluj Napoca (Romania)

  • An interesting detail is that the armor on the saint is similar to the scales covering the body of the dragon! This detail became an inspiration for the poet and philosopher Lucian Blaga, in his poem In front of a statue of Saint George metaphorically capture this resemblance between winners and losers, between the forces of good and evil

  • Cluj Napoca (Romania)

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  • Cluj Napoca (Romania)

    plaza de san jorge*

  • Copy in Sfantu Gheorghe (Romania)

  • Sfantu Gheorghe (Romania)

  • Sfantu Gheorghe (Romania)Shocking, hilarious, weird, offensive and a lot other adjectives can be used to describe thisart work

  • The History of Pharmacy Museum Cluj Napoca

    the museum is tucked in the Hintz House, a historic monument dating from the fifteenth century, which accommodated the town's first pharmacy "St. George" founded by a Saxon family throughout its uninterrupted operation for almost 400 years (1573 1949)

  • Miletn (Czech Republic)

  • Kursk (Russia)Arc de Triomphe

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  • Kursk (Russia)The massive 'Arc de Triomphe', dominates the northern entrance to the city

  • The upper part of the triumphal arch in Kursk

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  • Limburg (Germany) Fountain Neumarkt

  • Nieni, Buzu(Romania)

  • Neni, Buzu(Romania)

  • GermanyThe Most Noble Order of the GarterEx-Rothschild collection

  • St. George and the Dragon, Franconia, c. 1490

  • Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)St. George and the Dragon by Honored Artist of Russia T. Holueva

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  • Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)

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  • Nizhny Novgorod (Russia)

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  • Ochsenfurt (Germany) By Fried Heuler 1926

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  • Palma de Mallorca One ofPalma'soldest churches, the Franciscan Baslica de Sant Francesc. The facade of this 13th century church in Palma was remodelled after it was struck by lightning in the 17th century

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  • Palma de Mallorca The Franciscan Baslica de Sant Francesc

  • Palma de Mallorca The Franciscan Baslica de Sant Francesc

  • Pendant with Saint George and the DragonSaint George and the Dragon, ca. 1330 Austrian, Vienna Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • Poznan (Poland) the Franciscans' church

    The Monument of 15 Uhlans' Regiment Poznan at Ludgarda Street in Poznan city.Monument executed artist sculptor Lubelski Mieczyslaw, and architect designed surroundings in. Adam Ballenstedt. He is been careful for jeden of the most beautiful military monuments in Poland. In connexion to Saint George (Polish: sw. Jerzy) it represents uhlan on horse, piercing dragon's lance. Germans destroyed him during II world war. He was reproduced according to prototype and uncovered again really in 1982 year because the powers of People's Poland earlier did not it assent thereon. The restored surroundings of monument in National Holiday of Independence 11 November 2000 year was has given back.In background: the dome of Franciscans' church. Franciscan church in Poznan is the masterpiece of woodcarvers' art and painter's, harmonized by artists magnificently, Adam and Anthony Swachow. There has not no parish near church. After year 1986 church copper plate along with was coated with chapels. It altars in church were renewed was, restoration polychromy lasts. It it rusty already monumental steps were rebuilt was to church, entry was remade to monastery, the general relining of interior of monastery draws to end.*

  • Monument to the 15th Poznan Uhlans Regiment. The statue shows an Uhlan as Saint George attacking a dragon with his lanceSculptor Lubelski Mieczyslaw

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  • Poznan (Poland)Located on a side street to the rear of the National Museum and just below the Royal Castle this monument was destroyed by the Nazis and reinstated in 1982

  • Riga (Latvia) House of Blackheads

    The original building was erected during the first third of the 14th century for the Brotherhood of Blackheads, a guild for unmarried German merchants in Riga

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  • Riga (Latvia) House of Blackheads

    The structure was bombed to a ruin by the Germans June 28, 1941 and the remains demolished by the Soviets in 1948. The current reconstruction was erected from 1995 to 1999

  • Riga (Latvia) House of Blackheads

  • Riga (Latvia) Saint George and St. Peter's Church Tower

    SculptorsEdvins Krumi (Ugale 1959, Latvian sculptor, specialized in the restoration and reconstruction of historical monuments (CV on Facebook).

    August Volz - Latvian Augusts Folcs (Magdeburg 1851 - Riga 1926), German-Latvian sculptor from Riga (Wikipedia).*

  • Saint George and the Dragon, - weather vane on the gable peak. The original was made in 1622 by the Riga silversmith Eberhart Meier

  • Ryazan (Russia) Monument to Saint GeorgeStella is 22 meters in height; stands at the crossroads near the Moscow highway. Monument St. George is set in the city in 2005. People's Artist of Russia Vyacheslav Canines/Klikov (1939-2006)

    The height of the stele is 22 m. At the top of the stele the equestrian sculpture of St. George. On the four sides of the base of the stele is decorated with four bas-relief depicting the heroic life of Ryazan Evpatii Kolovrat to the present day. The first shows the heroes of the Great Patriotic War, on the second - a festive historic cartouche; the third - the workers of the home front; the fourth - the heroic feat Evpatii Kolovrat.The sculptor of the monument - the winner of the USSR State Prize and the State Prize of the RSFSR named after I. Repin, People's Artist of Russia Vyacheslav Canines(1939-2006) *

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  • Tori (Estonia)-The equestrian statue Saint George's Fight with a Dragon designed by professor Mati Karmin

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  • On the high of the Prnu River in Tori small country town a stone church was built in 1854

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  • The house of worship was destroyed during the Second World WAR, on 22nd September 1944 the retreating German troops blew up Tori Brigde and set the schurch on fire, of which only the boulder walls stayed up.

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  • Tori (Estonia) Local people wanted to restore the church, but the representatives of the Soviet authorities opposed the idea

  • Tori (Estonia) After 1989 the church was restored and in 2003 the first equestrian statue in Estonia- Saint George`s Fight with a Dragon, designed by professor Mati Karmin- was opened beside the church

  • Tori (Estonia)

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  • Tori (Estonia)

  • Yakutsk, Russia Monument to St. GeorgeOn each side of the sculpture is surrounded by an eagle sable, animals, entered in the emblem of the city of Yakutsk.

    George - one of the most revered Orthodox saints. The image of St. George is associated with the idea of the victory of good over the forces of darkness.

    The monument was presented to the city of Yakutsk Moscow prefecture and set September 13, 2006 on the Moscow embankment.

    St. George is depicted on horseback, spear plunges a huge snake - a symbol of evil. On each side of the sculpture is surrounded by an eagle sable, animals, entered in the emblem of the city of Yakutsk.

    Author: Andrew Tartyshnikov young Moscow sculptor, a member of the artistic council of the Moscow Art Center.*

  • Yakutsk, Russia Monument to St. GeorgeAuthor: Andrew Tartyshnikov young Moscow sculptor, a member of the artistic council of the Moscow Art Center

  • Text & pictures: InternetCopyright: All the images belong to their authorsPresentation: Sanda Foioreanuwww.slideshare.net/michaelasandaSound: Minus Sanctus - Lisa Gerrard2016

    Nijnii Novgorod Russia*

    Cluj-Napoca (Romania)*

    *plaza de san jorge*

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    *The Monument of 15 Uhlans' Regiment Poznan at Ludgarda Street in Poznan city.Monument executed artist sculptor Lubelski Mieczyslaw, and architect designed surroundings in. Adam Ballenstedt. He is been careful for jeden of the most beautiful military monuments in Poland. In connexion to Saint George (Polish: sw. Jerzy) it represents uhlan on horse, piercing dragon's lance. Germans destroyed him during II world war. He was reproduced according to prototype and uncovered again really in 1982 year because the powers of People's Poland earlier did not it assent thereon. The restored surroundings of monument in National Holiday of Independence 11 November 2000 year was has given back.In background: the dome of Franciscans' ch