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Emery d'Amboise (2 Subjects)

Relief of angel and coat of arms of Grand Master Émery d'Amboise, from D'Amboise Gate. Ottoman inscription from the same gate (“There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God."). Relief of Virgin with infant and coat of arms of Grand Master Pierre d'Aubusson, discovered in the Jewish quarter and kept at the Franciscan monastery in Rhodes. Coat of arms of the Knights Hospitaller from the medieval town. Latin inscription «In convertendo inimicum meum retrorsum infirmabuntur et peribunt a facie tua» (Psalms 9:3 “When mine enemies are turned back, they shall fall and perish at thy presence”), referring to the siege of Rhodes by the Ottomans.


From Agios Stefanos or Monte Smith hill: Coats of arms of Grand Masters Pierre d'Aubusson and Émery d'Amboise, decorative features from several buildings, inscriptions and a gargoyle.