Location on North Colonnade

15. St. Remigius
The 140 Saints of the Colonnade

Location Area
North Colonnade - Curved Arm

The Square

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Colonnade Saints
Floorplan #2

The History

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St. Remigius - Bishop
Born - c. 437
Died - c. 530

Feastday - 1 October

Statue created - c.1668
It was installed between 29 May and 3 July of 1668.

Sculptor - Giovanni Maria de Rossi
He was paid for eight statues from August 1667 to November 1668.

Height - 3.1 m. (10ft 4in) travertine
He is presented in episcopal robes with a miter. His left hand is raised is the act of blessing.

As Bishop of Reims, he baptised Clovis I, King of the Franks, leading to the conversion of the entire Frankish people. His image is particularly numerous in France and Germany.

 16, Ignatius Loyola and 15. Remigius

Saint Remigius (15) and Apollonia (14) on the North Colonnade of St Peter's Square
 15. Remigius and 14. Apollonia

17. Benedict, 16. Ignatius Loyola,
15. Remigius and 14. Apollonia

Saints on NorthEast Colonnade
(21) - (10)




Roma Sacra - San Pietro in Vaticano, Itineraries 21-22, ©Fabbrica of St. Peter's, July 2001
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