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1713 - St. John of Nepomuk column - Krivoklát, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 02.216 E 013° 52.323
33U E 419225 N 5543346
Quick Description: A chronogram on the lower part of St. John of Nepomuk column in Krivoklát
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/13/2018 9:40:22 AM
Waymark Code: WMZHCF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
Views: 3

Long Description:
The chronogram is located on the lower part of St. John of Nepomuk column.
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 full inscription has red color.
The year 1713 from the chronogram refers to erection of the column.


The chronogram: Deo et IoannI nepoMVCeno saCraVIt
CZ: Bohu a Janu Nepomuckému zasvetil

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Sloup se sochou sv. Jana Nepomuckého stojí pri silnici na hrad (jižne od hradu) u tarasní zdi. Materiálem je pískovec. Sloup nese zdený sokl (z cihel) tvaru komolého jehlance, pristavený k tarasní zdi. Podstavec je hranolový, jeho celní (severní) strana je zdobena reliéfním oválným vencem, vyplneným rytým a cervene obtaženým majuskulním nápisem s datací v chronogramu: DEO / ET / IOANNI / NEPOMV / CENO / SACRAVIT. Sloup s mírnou entazí je završen stylizovanou korintskou hlavicí. Socha sv. Jana Nepomuckého je ztvárnena v podživotní velikosti. Váha tela spocívá na levé noze, pravá je nakrocena. Krucifix drží v pravé ruce. Svetec je oblecen v tradicním kanovnickém rouchu. Hlava je mírne naklonena k levé strane.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: Deo et IoannI nepoMVCeno saCraVIt

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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