St. Michael the Archangel

Gothic period
Stone relief
South portal, Cathedral of St. Mary, Pamplona, Spain

With his spear St. Michael the Archangel defeats Satan, the leader of the rebellious angels, traditionally pictured as a dragon. Other images of this episode have Michael in medieval armor; in this one he wears a simple shirt over a long tunic.

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Photographed at the cathedral by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.