SAN BOVO di Voghera (c. 940 - 22 May 986), a noble provencian knight in armor, with the banner depicting oxen (symbol of the spirit of sacrifice, the virtue of work and submission to the Word of God), greets a farmer. Already a valiant fighter with William I, after defeating the Saracens he devoted himself to penance and pilgrimage; a malignant fever seized him near Voghera (Pavia), and the faithful of the town that hosted the tomb elected him as their patron, invoking his protection also on domestic animals and in particular against diseases of cattle. Liturgical celebration 22 May. Devotional image, chromolithography first half of the 20th century.

Francia

title: BOVO PATRON SAINT OF ANIMALS

subject date: 2015-03-10

caption: SAN BOVO di Voghera (c. 940 - 22 May 986), a noble provencian knight in armor, with the banner depicting oxen (symbol of the spirit of sacrifice, the virtue of work and submission to the Word of God), greets a farmer. Already a valiant fighter with William I, after defeating the Saracens he devoted himself to penance and pilgrimage; a malignant fever seized him near Voghera (Pavia), and the faithful of the town that hosted the tomb elected him as their patron, invoking his protection also on domestic animals and in particular against diseases of cattle. Liturgical celebration 22 May. Devotional image, chromolithography first half of the 20th century.

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country: Francia

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continent: Europa

image century : XX

image epoch: Anni Quaranta

subject century: X

subject epoch: Medioevo

technique: Cromolitografia

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