1767 - Statue of St. John of Nepomuk - Prague-Dablice, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 08.870 E 014° 29.101
33U E 463205 N 5555194
Quick Description: A chronogram on the pedestal of the statue of St. John of Nepomuk
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/3/2020 11:25:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM125FG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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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 1767 from the chronogram referring to erection of the statue.

The chronogram: DabLICensIVM Vaeso Cerne V

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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Pískovcová socha z roku 1767 je umístena do výklenkové kaple zaklenuté konchou.
Prostá výklenková kaple s ústupkovým štítem, s hluboce vyklenutou nikou, lemovanou pilastry. Konchu niky oddeluje kordonová rímsa, prepasávající i vnejší plášt kaplicky. Socha spocívá na hranolovém soklu s patkou a hlavicí.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: DabLICensIVM Vaeso Cerne V

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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