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1715 - Chapelle Saint-Bernard - Villers-la-Ville, Belgique
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter
N 50° 35.406 E 004° 31.752
31U E 608244 N 5605359
Quick Description: [FR] Un chronogramme gravé dans un bloc de pierre au dessus du portail baroque de la chapelle. [EN] A chronogram engraved in a block of stone above the baroque portal of the chapel.
Location: Brabant wallon, Belgium
Date Posted: 11/24/2018 9:15:02 AM
Waymark Code: WMZKGQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 9

Long Description:
FR Le portail, au tympan au motif rayonnant, est surmonté d'une niche abritant la statue de saint Bernard sous laquelle est encastré un bloc de pierre portant un chronogramme qui compose la date de 1715:

bernarDo et ILLIbate VIrgInI saCrUM

EN The portal, with its radiating tympanum, is surmounted by a niche housing the statue of Saint Bernard, under which is embedded a block of stone bearing a chronogram that makes up the date of 1715:

bernarDo and ILLIbate VIrgInI saCrUM

Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: bernarDo et ILLIbate VIrgInI saCrUM

English translation of the chronogram: worship of Bernard and entirely to the Virgin

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

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