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1769 - Statue of St. Aloysius Gonzaga - Trebívlice, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 27.435 E 013° 53.900
33U E 421798 N 5590051
Quick Description: A chronogram on the pedestal of the statue of St. Aloysius Gonzaga
Location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/28/2019 1:09:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM109RH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
Views: 4

Long Description:
The chronogram is located on the sandstone pedestal.
The Roman numerals of chronogram are larger than the other letters and are not color-coded from the rest of the text.
The year 1769 from the chronogram referring to erection of the statue.

The chronogram: DIVo aLoIIsIo gonzagae Voto ConseCratVM

Saint Aloysius de Gonzaga, SJ (Italian: Luigi Gonzaga; 9 March 1568 – 21 June 1591) was an Italian aristocrat who became a member of the Society of Jesus. While still a student at the Roman College, he died as a result of caring for the victims of a serious epidemic. He was beatified in 1605 and canonized in 1726.

The general attributes of sculpture of St. Aloysius Gonzaga: children, crucifix, lilie
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: DIVo aLoIIsIo gonzagae Voto ConseCratVM

Pure chronogram?: no

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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