1709 - Statue pedestal - Prague, Czech Republic
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 50° 05.203 E 014° 24.590
33U E 457780 N 5548438
Quick Description: A several chronograms on the pedestal the statue of Saint Anthony of Padua
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 8/12/2018 10:08:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMYYPQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The chronogram is located on the sandstone pedestal.
Some inscription of chronograms atr somewhat dilapidated.
The Roman numerals of chronogram are larger than the other letters and are not color-coded from the rest of the text.


The main (the most readable) chronogram:
Deo InCarnato sanCto antonIo De paDVa DICatqVe C.M.V. (2x1707)
EN: To the incarnated God and St. Anthony of Padua dedicated by C.M.V

The other chronograms:
Deo InCarnato et sanCto antonIo De paDVa erIgebat et DICabat C.M.V.
EN: To the incarnated God and St. Anthony of Padua erected and dedicated by C.M.V

De gLoriæ zeLotes hostes IosephI CæsarIs ferI tIMore
EN: The zealot of God's glory, make the enemies of Emperor Joseph tremble with fear



The Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge (visit link) is a historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV (visit link) , and finished in the beginning of the 15th century.
The bridge is decorated by a continuous alley of 30 statues and statuaries, most of them baroque-style, originally erected around 1700 but now all replaced by replicas.


Saint Anthony of Padua, born Fernando Martins de Bulhões, (Lisbon c. 1195 - Padua 1231), priest and friar of the Franciscan Order, known for his preaching and expert knowledge of scripture.
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: Deo InCarnato sanCto antonIo De paDVa DICatqVe C.M.V.

Pure chronogram?: yes

Natural chronogram?: no

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

Website explaining the chronogram: Not listed

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