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Statue Saint Barbara For Sale

Statue Saint Barbara

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Fine Religious antique, coming from Europe
Religious and churchart Eindhoven, The Netherlands


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Saint Barbara

This is a old plaster statue; it's Saint barbara. This statue is ca 70 years old. There is a liitle damage on one finger, see scan. This statue is 15.5 inch H. Shipping with Fedex Economy is 35$. I want to thank the writer of Patron Saints Index.

Saint Barbara Oct262008


Memorial

  • formerly 4 December
  • removed from revised Roman calendar and cultus suppressed in 1969

Profile

A beautiful maiden imprisoned in a high tower by her father Dioscorus for disobedience. While there, she was tutored by philosphers, orators and poets. From them she learned to think, and decided that polytheism was nonsense. With the help of Origen and Valentinian, she converted to Christianity.

Her father denounced her to the local authorities for her faith, and they ordered him to kill her. She escaped, but he caught her, dragged her home by her hair, tortured her, and killed her. He was immediately struck by lightning, or according to some sources, fire from heaven.

Her imprisonment led to her association with towers, then the construction and maintenance of them, then to their military uses. The lightning that avenged her murder led to asking her protection against fire and lightning, and her patronage of firefighters, etc. Her association with things military and with death that falls from the sky led to her patronage of all things related to artillery, and her image graced powder magazines and arsenals for years. One of the Fourteen Holy Helpers.

While there were undoubtedly beautiful converts named Barbara, this saint is legend, and her cultus developed when pious fiction was mistaken for history.

Died

  • beheaded by her father c.235 at Nicomedia during the persecution of Maximinus of Thrace
  • relics at Burano, Italy, and Kiev, Russia

Patronage

  • against death by artillery
  • against explosions
  • against fire
  • against impenitence
  • against lightning
  • against mine collapse
  • against storms
  • against vermin
  • Amaroni, Italy
  • ammunition magazines
  • ammunition workers
  • architects
  • armourers
  • artillery
  • artillerymen
  • Barbara, Italy
  • boatmen
  • bomb technicians
  • brass workers
  • brewers
  • builders
  • carpenters
  • Colleferro, Italy
  • construction workers
  • dying people
  • explosives workers
  • fire prevention
  • firefighters
  • fireworks
  • fireworks manufacturers
  • fortifications
  • foundry workers
  • geologists
  • gravediggers
  • gunners
  • hatmakers
  • hatters
  • against lightning
  • mariners
  • martyrs
  • masons
  • mathematicians
  • military engineers
  • milliners
  • miners
  • Montecatini Terme, Italy
  • ordnance workers
  • Paterno, Sicily
  • prisoners
  • Rieti, Italy
  • safety from storms
  • sailors
  • saltpetre workers
  • Santa Barbara, California
  • smelters
  • stone masons
  • stonecutters
  • storms
  • sudden death
  • Syria
  • tilers
  • Toa Alto, Puerto Rico
  • warehouses
  • watermen

Representation

  • cannon, its attack being reminiscent of the lightning that struck her father
  • catapult, its attack being reminiscent of the lightning that struck her father
  • chalice
  • host
  • princess in a tower with either the palm of martyrdom or chalice of happy death
  • woman holding a feather
  • woman holding a tower
  • palm of martyrdom
  • tower
  • woman trampling a Saracen

Conditions of Sale & Payment Options
Shipping costs are calculated on weight and are therefore predetermined, but multiple buying will decrease your shipping costs! All sales are final!!! buyer to prepay by: I prefer paypal. No personal check.
  • We accept offers from anybody, but if your response is less than 5, please contact us with name, adres & phonenumber prior to offerding. We wil cancel all suspicious looking offers. I expect the winner to contact me within 3 days after the sale.

All items are extremely well packed. Save postage on multiple purchases.Order enquiries welcome! Please email me with any questions PRIOR to offerding. As an international seller I will do my utmost to please; check out my response to see what over 10.000 satisfied customers have written. Contact must be made in 7 days after ending the sale. We love each response, and we will post a response for you. 100% satisfaction is my goal, if any problems should arise please work with me to settle them to both our satisfaction. Having said that my return policy is this: I will make a full refund minus ALL costs to me if the item is not to your satisfaction, and the reason is i have used a misleaded description, or wrong pictures. Please note; buyer is responsible for any customs charges that may apply.
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