1714 - Statuary pedestal - Kutná Hora, Czech Republic
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N 49° 56.744 E 015° 15.846
33U E 518948 N 5532630
Quick Description: The chronogram on the pedestal the statuary of St Anna in front the Jesuit College in Kutná Hora
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 8/26/2018 10:12:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMZ1J1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching
Views: 15

Long Description:
The Jesuits arrived in Kutná Hora in 1626 to convert the Utraquist town to Catholicism. They focused their attention on children and built a college next to St. Barbara's Cathedral (visit link) , connecting the two with a covered bridge.
The Jesuit College was built between 1667 and mid-18th century. The College itself was built according to plans by the architect Giovanni Domenico Orsini. A man-made terrace was created in front of the building and enclosed by a low wall upon which 13 statuaries of saints were placed.


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The chronogram:
sanCtæ annæ Magnæ VIrgInIs fœCVnDæ parentI
CZ: Svatá Anna veliké Panny požehnaná rodicka
EN (Google translation): Holy Virgin Great Virgin Mary blessed

The Roman numerals of chronogram are larger than the other letters and are gold color-coded from the rest of the red color-coded text.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: sanCtæ annæ Magnæ VIrgInIs fœCVnDæ parentI

Pure chronogram?: no

Natural chronogram?: no

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

Website explaining the chronogram: Not listed

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