1712 - Marian Column - Cervená Recice, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 30.687 E 015° 10.760
33U E 512981 N 5484329
Quick Description: A chronogram on the Marian Column in centre of Cervená Recice
Location: Kraj Vysočina, Czechia
Date Posted: 11/23/2019 10:16:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM11NZ1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 11

Long Description:
The Marian Columns were built in Bohemia and Moravia often as commemorative columns, as a reminder of the tragic events, especially the wars and the plague epidemics. The last major plague epidemic strucked Bohemia in 1711-1713.

The chronogram is located on the Marian Column. The Roman numerals of chronogram are larger than the other letters and are not color-coded from the rest of the text.

The year 1712 from the chronogram referring to erection of the column.

The chronogram: o MarIa VIrgo Castaesto aDVoCata


Žulový toskánský sloup vyrustající z hranolového soklu s rytým nápisem a vrocením 1712 je zakoncený kvalitne zpracovanou pískovcovou sochou Panny Marie v ikonografickém ztvárnení Immaculáty. Iniciátorem stavby byl místní dekan P. Tomáš Zimmermann.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: o MarIa VIrgo Castaesto aDVoCata

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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