1715 & 1229 - Holy Trinity Column - Námešt nad Oslavou, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 12.436 E 016° 09.462
33U E 584324 N 5451142
Quick Description: Three chronograms on the pedestal of the Holy Trinity Column
Location: Kraj Vysočina, Czechia
Date Posted: 6/27/2020 12:35:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM12PH9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
This baroque sculpture of the Holy Trinity was erected in 1715 by Mary Isabella, wife of the former owner of the estate, Count John Philip of Werdenberg. The sculpture expressed the thanksgiving for the fact that the city survived the plague.

Sculpture group showing God the Father (old man with sceptre and making a blessing gesture), the Son (Jesus, holding a cross) and the Holy Ghost (a dove). In front of them a statue of Saint Mary.

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 chronograms:
In gLorIaM DeI patrIs fILII et spIrItVs sanCtI anno // 1715
statVam praesenteM isabeLLa VVerDenberg Consors // 1715
ereXIt nata fILIa LaMberk eX stoCkern aVstrIa // 1229


Barokní sousoší od brnenského sochare Antonína Rigy nechala postavit v roce 1715 Marie Isabella rozená Lamberkova, manželka tehdejšího majitele panství hrabete Jana Filipa z Werdenbergu jako podekování, že se mestu vyhnula morová epidemie. Kovaná mríž okolo sousoší byla odstranena pri predláždení námestí v roce 1947.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: In gLorIaM DeI patrIs fILII et spIrItVs sanCtI anno // statVam praesenteM isabeLLa VVerDenberg Consors // ereXIt nata fILIa LaMberk eX stoCkern aVstrIa

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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