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1761 - Statue of St. Wenceslaus - Libochovice, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 24.843 E 014° 02.848
33U E 432323 N 5585102
Quick Description: Two chronograms on the pedestal of the statue of St. Wenceslaus
Location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/28/2019 1:55:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM109RV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
Views: 6

Long Description:
The chronograms are located on the sandstone pedestal.
The Roman numerals of chronograms are larger than the other letters and are not color-coded from the rest of the text.

The year 1761 from the chronograms referring to erection of the statue.


The chronograms:
VVenCesLa's hneDetz DeDICat -> 1761
VIr sanCtVs VVenCesLaVs InVICtVs reX CzeChIae LaVreaVIt LeoneM gLorIose -> 1761


The first Czech saint and the patron saint of the Czech state, Wenceslas (Václav in Czech) served as duke of Bohemia from 921 until his death in 929 or 935. Though he died young, this martyr’s accomplishments were many. He built numerous churches in Bohemia and was deeply respected as a pious, moral, educated and intelligent man who promoted the Christian faith and took care of the poor, the sick, the widowed and the orphaned by doing charitable deeds.

Source and more information: (visit link)


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Socha svetce na mohutném podstavci, z roku 1761 od B. Edera. Svetec ve zbroji s praporcem a palladiem v rukou, u jeho pravé nohy andílek se štítem se svatováclavskou orlicí. Volutový sokl s rozšírením v dolní cásti, v ploše zrcadla s dedikacními nápisy.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: VVenCesLa's hneDetz DeDICat // VIr sanCtVs VVenCesLaVs InVICtVs reX CzeChIae LaVreaVIt LeoneM gLorIose

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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