Záboj and Slavoj

Záboj and Slavoj (Czech: Záboj a Slavoj) is an outdoor sculpture by Josef Václav Myslbek, installed at Vyšehradské sady in Vyšehrad, Prague, Czech Republic.[1] It depicts the heroic brothers from the manuscripts of Dvůr Králové and of Zelená Hora.[2] The brothers were leaders of the rebellion against invasion of the German troops of Charlemagne and allegedly led the victorious battle in 805.[3]

Záboj and Slavoj
Czech: Záboj a Slavoj
Pevnost Vyšehrad, Praha 2-Vyšehrad - Záboj a Slavoj.JPG
The sculpture in 2008
Záboj and Slavoj is located in Central Prague
Záboj and Slavoj
Záboj and Slavoj
Location in Prague
ArtistJosef Václav Myslbek
TypeSculpture
LocationPrague, Czech Republic
Coordinates50°3′50.48″N 14°25′5.73″E / 50.0640222°N 14.4182583°E / 50.0640222; 14.4182583Coordinates: 50°3′50.48″N 14°25′5.73″E / 50.0640222°N 14.4182583°E / 50.0640222; 14.4182583

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Richard Burton; Burton, R.D.E. (2003). Prague: A Cultural and Literary History. Signal Books. p. 81. ISBN 9781902669632. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
  2. ^ "Sochy a sousoší na Vyšehradě I." praguecityline.cz. Retrieved 2016-04-30.
  3. ^ "Záboj". Rukopisy-rkz.cz.

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