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Inscription of 1631 in Celle

Inscription of 1631 in Celle, Germany

Another different style of portal. The inscription dated with 1631 gives me an interesting insight in 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 the last 200 years. What about you? Do you love reading old inscriptions?