St. John of Nepomuk / Sv. Jan Nepomucký, Trebovle, Czech republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1
N 50° 01.712 E 014° 57.762
33U E 497328 N 5541804
Quick Description: Barokní sousoší z cerveného pískovce od neznámého umelce, datováno 1729 / Baroque sculpture from red sandstone by an unknown artist, dated 1729.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/23/2013 2:23:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMGN8T
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 45

Long Description:
St. John of Nepomuk (or John Nepomucene) (Czech: Jan Nepomucký) (c. 1345 – March 20, 1393) is a national saint of the Czech Republic, who was drowned in the Vltava river at the behest of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans and King of Bohemia. Later accounts state that he was the confessor of the queen of Bohemia and refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. On the basis of this account, John of Nepomuk is considered the first martyr of the Seal of the Confessional, a patron against calumnies and, because of the manner of his death, a protector from floods.

Source: Wikipedia
Associated Religion(s): roman - catholic

Statue Location: výklenková kaple

Entrance Fee: free

Artist: unknown

Website: [Web Link]

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