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HD photographs of Sainte Marie d'Egypte statue on Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois - Page 713



We were at the Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois in the 1st Arrondissement of Paris when we took these high definition photos showing the statue of Sainte Marie d'Egypte.

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Sainte Marie d'Egypte Statue Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois

This first HD photo shows the statue of Sainte Marie d'Egypte, which in English translates to Saint Mary of Egypt and she is known as the Patron Saint of Penitents in Eastern and Oriental Orthodox churches as well as within Roman Catholic Religion, where penance is basically repenting sins via confession, hence why there is a statue of her on this Roman Catholic church in Paris called the Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois.

Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois Arched Porch

Now this next image shows the location of the statue on the outside edge pillar within the porch of the Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois, which is on the western side of this extremely historical former royal church located at the Place du Louvre, opposite the Cour Carree of the Musee du Louvre in the 1st Arrondissement.

Eglise Saint-Germain l'Auxerrois Statue Sainte Marie d'Egypte

And in this last close up photo you can see the statue of Sainte Marie d'Egypte who is depicted holding three loaves of bread, and although this statue is old, dating from the 1800s, it is actually a copy of the original statue that was put in place in the 1500s, but was destroyed during the French Revolution, yet it still follows the same story of when she went to live as a hermit in penitence, only taking with her the loaves of bread.




Tourist attractions close by


  -  Musee du Louvre
  -  Pont Neuf
  -  River Seine
  -  Pont des Arts
  -  Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel


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