1726 - Lausitz seminar - Prague, Czech Republic
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N 50° 05.254 E 014° 24.509
33U E 457684 N 5548534
Quick Description: The chronogram on the wall of Lausitz seminar [CZ: Lužický seminar]
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 8/13/2018 7:44:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMYYWR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
The chronogram is located on the on the wall of Lausitz seminar [CZ: Lužický seminar].
The Roman numerals of chronogram are larger than the other letters and are pink color-coded from the rest of the text.
The year 1726 corresponds to the year of the construction of the building.

Lužický seminar in Prague was founded in 1724 as a seminary for the training of future Roman Catholic priests coming from the Upper Lausitz. Lužický seminar was built between 1726-1728 according to plans by K. I. Dientzenhofer. It is interesting that throughout the facades to retain the original architectural expression. In the first decades of its existence it served only for Sorbian students. Some of them occurred in the Lesser gymnasium, theologians attended lectures at Prague University. Lužický seminar had a large influence on the revival and Sorbian culture. There were also presented Czech theater plays in Sorbian translation.

The chronogram:
Deo et apostoLorVM prInCIpI LVsatIae pIeta ereXIt
Type of numerals used: Roman

Text of the original chronogram: Deo et apostoLorVM prInCIpI LVsatIae pIeta ereXIt

Pure chronogram?: no

Natural chronogram?: no

Website explaining the chronogram: [Web Link]

English translation of the chronogram: Not listed

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