Inscription of 1631 in Celle

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Inscription of 1631 in Celle, Germany

Another different style of a portal. The inscription dated 1631 gives me a thoughtful insight into the German of the 17th century: ‘Wer Got vetrauwet hat wolgebauwet’. Today we would write: ‘Wer Gott vertraut hat wohl gebaut’.

I love to read inscriptions at old houses like here in Celle or at old cemeteries. So I learn how languages have advanced in the last 200 years. What about you? Do you love reading ancient inscriptions?