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1766 - Statue of John of Nepomuk - Touskov, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 46.299 E 013° 14.853
33U E 373816 N 5514715
Quick Description: A chronogram on the pedestal the statue of St. John of Nepomuk beside Touskov
Location: Plzeňský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/11/2018 12:10:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMZH0T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 3

Long Description:
The chronogram is located on the sandstone pedestal.
The inscription is somewhat dilapidated.
The Roman numerals of chronogram are larger than the other letters and are not color-coded from the rest of the text.
The year 1766 from the chronogram refers to erection of statue.

The chronogram: pro VeneratI one s IoannIs nepoMVCenI patrIa nostre patronIVbIg VeproDIgIosI hoCopVseX VotostrV XIt
CZ: Pro oslavu svatého Jana Nepomuckého, vlasti naší ochránce kdekoliv neobycejného, toto dílo ze slibu/obeti postavil

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Na ctvercovém fundamentu na betonové desce, v horní cásti profilované a zúžené, stojí hranolový sokl se stredním vpadlým obdélným polem na celní strane (s ctvrtkruhove vykrojenými rohy). Na soklu spocívá silná deska, na bocích profilovaném, jež nese na plintu sochu sv.Jana Nepomuckého - postavu napravo nachýlenou. Svetec je oden v komží, rochetku a plášt / kožešinovou perelinu s límcem, na hlave má baret, tvár vousatá. Na pravé ohnuté paži kríž, levou rukou ho pridržuje. Hlava je nachýlena ke kríži.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: pro VeneratI one s IoannIs nepoMVCenI patrIa nostre patronIVbIg VeproDIgIosI hoCopVseX VotostrV XIt

Pure chronogram?: no

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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