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1767 - Statue of St. Adalbert - Manetin, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 59.486 E 013° 13.606
33U E 372898 N 5539184
Quick Description: A chronogram on the pedestal of the statue of St. Adalbert beside western side of Manetin town.
Location: Plzeňský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/10/2018 8:37:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMZGR0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
Views: 4

Long Description:
Manetín is often called the "Baroque pearl of West Bohemia". The Baroque Manetín chateau, the former residence of the Lažanský family is the heart of this town. Manetín was first mentioned in written records in 1169 when King Vladislav II. There are also two churches . The one is dedicated to St. John the Baptist (visit link) , the other one (The Church of St. Barbora (visit link) ) is located at easter side of the town.

The several Baroque sculptures of saints are located in a number of places in this town. The sculptures were created by artists from the mid 18th century - Joseph Herscher (visit link) . The author of this statue is Václav Ondrej Herscher - the son of Josef_Herscher.

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 1767 from the chronogram refers to erection of statue.


The chronogram: SanCtVs ADaLbrrtVs saLVbrisirrigationis Patronvs qVo Magis Veneraret Vr eX Voto erreXit

The full of Latin inscriptions: SanCtVs ADaLbrrtVs saLVbrisirrigationis Patronvs qVo Magis Veneraret Vr eX Voto erreXit illustriss.ac exscelent.D.D.Maxilianus Wenceslaus S.R.S.Comes Lazansky liber baro de Buccowe, dominus dominiorum Rabestein, Manetin et Lubenz svae s.caesareae ac regia et apostolica Maiestatis intimus consiliarius et camerrius actualis.


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Svetec oblecený do biskupského roucha s mitrou na hlave, má pravou ruku vztycenou a v levé drží knihu. Pravicí ukazuje k nebesum. U Vojtecha je berla a mucednická palma. Materiál: pískovec, socha v životní velikosti. Byla na místo prenesena na pocátku 80. let 20.století.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: SanCtVs ADaLbrrtVs saLVbrisirrigationis Patronvs qVo Magis Veneraret Vr eX Voto erreXit

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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