Adelochus

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Who is Adelochus?

Adeloch[us] was the founder of the church and the first bishop of Strasbourg. He is buried in a Romanesque carved sarcophagus supported on couchant lions, and carved with figures in a blind arcade with the Saviour flanked by the kneeling bishop and an angel and in the two outermost panels, a man riding a fish and a man strangling two dragons. formerly in a recess in the quire of St. Thomas, Strasbourg.

Another Adelochus was Adelochus of Dorstadt, Bishop of Hildesheim, 1171–1190.

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on July 23, 2013

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