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1732 - Statue of St. John of Nepomuk - Prague, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 05.321 E 014° 25.736
33U E 459149 N 5548646
Quick Description: A chronogram on the pedestal of the statue of St. John of Nepomuk beside the Church of Saint Joseph
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 1/5/2019 9:57:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMZTVJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
Views: 3

Long Description:
Outside the church, facing the street, are two alcoves containing eighteenth-century statues, one of Saint Francis and the other of Saint John Nepomuk. The inscription below the latter reads ‘Hoc syncerus Amor struxit tibi, dive Joannes’ (‘Love sincere erected this [statue] to you, Blessed John’).

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 1732 from the chronogram refers to erection of the statue.


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The chronogram: hoC sIInCerVs aMorstrV XIt,tIbI DI Ve Ioannes
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: hoC sIInCerVs aMorstrV XIt,tIbI DI Ve Ioannes

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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