[Bell Historians] Latin

John Camp camp at b...
Mon Jan 10 22:55:19 GMT 2005

At 22:08 on 10 January 2005, David Bryant wrote:
> Can someone tell me what the following inscription translates as:

> Laudo Deum Verum Piebem Voco consecro festa

Not really, because there seems to be something wrong with the Latin.
"Piebem" is not a recognisable word.

But the rest of it means: I praise the true God. I call the
[piebem]. I hallow festivals (i.e. holy days). I expect that
"piebem" is intended to mean "the pious", or something of the sort.

John Camp

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