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1776 - Statue of St. John of Nepomuk - Mírov, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 48.224 E 016° 51.302
33U E 633480 N 5518459
Quick Description: A chronogram on the pedestal of the statue of St. John of Nepomuk
Location: Olomoucký kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/5/2019 12:36:51 PM
Waymark Code: WM11K8K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 3

Long Description:
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 1776 from the chronogram referring to erection of the statue .


The chronogram: CVLtVs DebIt a qVe gra tIarVM aCtIoIta pertIIt


Saint John of Nepomuk (or John Nepomucene) [Czech: Jan Nepomucký; German: Johannes Nepomuk; Latin: Ioannes (or Ioannis) Nepomucenus (c. 1345 – March 20, 1393) is the saint of Bohemia (Czech Republic), who was drowned in the Vltava river at the behest of Wenceslaus, King of the Romans and King of Bohemia. Later accounts state that he was the confessor of the queen of Bohemia and he refused to divulge the secrets of the confessional. On the basis of this account, John of Nepomuk is considered the first martyr of the Seal of the Confessional, a patron against calumnies and, because of the manner of his death, a protector from floods and drowning.

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Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: CVLtVs DebIt a qVe gra tIarVM aCtIoIta pertIIt

Pure chronogram?: no

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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