Guardian Angel with a child
Greek statue of a Guardian Angel with a child praying.
Comes in Patina color at 21 cm (8.27 inches) height – 500 g (1.1 lbs) weight.
A guardian angel is an angel that is assigned to protect and guide a particular person, group, kingdom, or country. Belief in guardian angels can be traced throughout all antiquity.
The concept of angels that guard over particular people and nationalities played a common role in Ancient Judaism, while a theory of tutelary angels and their hierarchy was extensively developed in Christianity in the 5th century by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite. Read more…
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