1725 - Trinity chapel - Gößweinstein, BY-DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard
N 49° 46.175 E 011° 20.270
32U E 668337 N 5515635
Quick Description: Over the with a rich fence decorated entrance to the trinity chapel in the basilica area of Gößweinstein, you find a Chronogramm.
Location: Bayern, Germany
Date Posted: 10/25/2020 6:19:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM13AB9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Gößweinstein basilica is a minor basilica in the municipality of Gößweinstein. The basilica is the second largest pilgrimage site in the Archdiocese of Bamberg and at the same time the largest Trinity pilgrimage site in Germany. Every year around 140 permanent pilgrimage groups make the pilgrimage to Gößweinstein. Gößweinstein is considered the spiritual and ecclesiastical center of Franconian Switzerland.

The chapel is situated behind the back court, here starts the way of the cross.

The eroded inscription reads: a pIe IntrantIbVs beneDICta sIt sanCta et InDIVIDVa trInItas!

Below is the year 1725.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: a pIe IntrantIbVs beneDICta sIt sanCta et InDIVIDVa trInItas!

English translation of the chronogram: May the holy and undivided Trinity be praised by pious entrants!

Pure chronogram?: no

Natural chronogram?: yes

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

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