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  Peacock in the cathedral
by himalia11

Inside the cathedral and also as doorhandle of the little Chapel of Saint Bartholomew (next to the cathedral and Kaiserpfalz), you?ll find a peacock. It?s the symbol of Saint Liborius.
There?s a legend that when transfering the relics of St Liborius to Paderborn, a peacock was flying ahead to show them the way. When coming over the cathedral, the peacock plunged down and was dead.

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  • Written Jun 12, 2005
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