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St. Olav of Norway

St. Olav of Norway

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Norway, Nord Trondelag, Stiklestad, Statue of St Olav Stiklestad is the battlefield where King Olav Haraldsson fell 29 July 1030, and he became known as St Olav The battle of Stiklestad represents the introduction of Christianity in Norway

Norway, Nord Trondelag, Stiklestad, Statue of St Olav Stiklestad is the battlefield where King Olav Haraldsson fell 29 July 1030, and he became known as St Olav The battle of Stiklestad represents the introduction of Christianity in Norway

Saint Olaf: Kirkwall Cathedral, Orkney. Attributes: crown, axe, dragon. Feast day 29th July. (King Olaf II Haraldsson of Norway, 995-1030) http://www.vsnrweb-publications.org.uk/Text%20Series/Historia%26Passio.pdf

Saint Olaf: Kirkwall Cathedral, Orkney. Attributes: crown, axe, dragon. Feast day 29th July. (King Olaf II Haraldsson of Norway, 995-1030) http://www.vsnrweb-publications.org.uk/Text%20Series/Historia%26Passio.pdf

The Chapel of St. Olav of Norway, dedicated to the martyr king killed in the Battle of Stiklestad (1030). Olav stands atop a dragon (representing his victory over his Viking past), holding a golden orb with a cross representing his conversion to Christianity. Painted by Pius Wleonski. The Sacred Heart below St. Olav was painted by Marco Carichia in 1797. The relics of the Roman martyr Saturninus are below the altar.

The Chapel of St. Olav of Norway, dedicated to the martyr king killed in the Battle of Stiklestad (1030). Olav stands atop a dragon (representing his victory over his Viking past), holding a golden orb with a cross representing his conversion to Christianity. Painted by Pius Wleonski. The Sacred Heart below St. Olav was painted by Marco Carichia in 1797. The relics of the Roman martyr Saturninus are below the altar.

Norway, Nord Trondelag, Stiklestad, Statue of St Olav  Stiklestad is the battlefield where King Olav Haraldsson fell 29  July 1030, and he became known as St  Olav  The battle of Stiklestad represents the introduction of Christianity in Norway

Norway, Nord Trondelag, Stiklestad, Statue of St Olav Stiklestad is the battlefield where King Olav Haraldsson fell 29 July 1030, and he became known as St Olav The battle of Stiklestad represents the introduction of Christianity in Norway

Haakon V of Norway.  With Sigrid Undset in The Wreath

Haakon V of Norway. With Sigrid Undset in The Wreath

Oppdal, Norway

Oppdal, Norway

maihaugen.museum St Olav, medieval, Norway

maihaugen.museum St Olav, medieval, Norway

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