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ad Pontem.

Discussion in 'Lingua Latina (Latin)' started by AlexanderIII, Dec 1, 2013.

  1. AlexanderIII Senior Member

    Moscow
    Russian
    Dear all,
    I translate a book by Francis Grose “The Antiquities Of England And Wales” and have come across a phrase in Latin.


    De pixidib. omnium sanctor. in eccles, St. Margaret et Capellis St. Nicholai et St. Jacobi una cum Capella Beatæ Mariæ ad Pontem. 6s. 4d.

    Could someone help me out with “ad Pontem.” please? I take it's again a corruption (misrendering) of the original. My guess it means "for the pay 6 shillings and 4 pence".
     
  2. Scholiast

    Scholiast Senior Member

    Reading, UK
    English - UK
  3. fdb Senior Member

    Cambridge, UK
    French (France)
    Capella Beatæ Mariæ ad Pontem = the Chapel of St Mary on the Bridge (as described in Scholiast's link).
     
  4. AlexanderIII Senior Member

    Moscow
    Russian
    Thank you very much, Scholiast and Fdb!
     

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