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1713 - Pestsäule / Plague column - Mödling, Austria
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
N 48° 05.159 E 016° 17.070
33U E 595657 N 5326654
Quick Description: Zwei Chronogramme auf Pestsäule / Two chronograms on Plague column
Location: Niederösterreich, Austria
Date Posted: 3/18/2019 5:06:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM10830
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 2

Long Description:
 
< DE >

Auf dem Freiheitsplatz in Mödling steht eine Pestsäule, die 1714 zum Dank für das Ende der Pest errichtet wurde. Die Pest hatte im Jahre 1713 in Mödling 90 Opfer gefordert. Auf einer Seite der Säule ist eine lateinische Inschrift, die zwei Chronogramme enthält, welche beide auf das Jahr 1713 hinweisen. Die römischen Zahlen sind zur Verdeutlichung größer geschrieben. Die gesamte Inschrift lautet:

sanCtIssIMae trIaDI sIt LaVs sIt honor sIt gLorIa
tibi
o individua trinitas
oppidum medlingense una cum suis incolis gratias agit
quas potest maximas
pro aversa
anno MDCCXIII
per summam benignitatem tuam
a loco hoc
dirä pestis lue
atque in pertpetuum debita gratitudinis tesseram
präsens monumentum demississime consecrat
aCCeptatVM a Deo Vno et trIno In personIs
R:1807

 
< EN >

On the Freiheitsplatz (freedom square) in Mödling there is a plague column which was erected in 1714 to thank for the end of the plague. The plague claimed 90 victims in Mödling in 1713. On one side of the column there is a Latin inscription containing two chronograms, both of which refer to the year 1713. The Roman numerals are written larger for clarification. The entire inscription reads:

sanCtIssIMae trIaDI sIt LaVs sIt honor sIt gLorIa
tibi
o individua trinitas
oppidum medlingense una cum suis incolis gratias agit
quas potest maximas
pro aversa
anno MDCCXIII
per summam benignitatem tuam
a loco hoc
dirä pestis lue
atque in pertpetuum debita gratitudinis tesseram
präsens monumentum demississime consecrat
aCCeptatVM a Deo Vno et trIno In personIs
R:1807

Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: sanCtIssIMae trIaDI sIt LaVs sIt honor sIt gLorIa / aCCeptatVM a Deo Vno et trIno In personIs

Pure chronogram?: no

Natural chronogram?: no

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

Website explaining the chronogram: Not listed

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