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22:02 May 12, 2001
Lithuanian to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Lithuanian term or phrase: Austras Bromu Lanelas Szwencziousos
Found in geneological study of records pertaining to Shenandoah PA Lithuanian neighborhood.
Jennifer Horner
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Vidmantas Stilius
naThe Blessed Virgin MaryMother of Mercy of the Ausros Gate
Vidmantas Stilius


  

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The Blessed Virgin MaryMother of Mercy of the Ausros Gate


Explanation:


At the beginning of the 16th century, Vilnius was surrounded by a brick and stonewall with nine gates. The most representative was the Gate of Dawn (or Medininkai), the road, through which (by streets of Ausros Vartai, Didzioji, Pilies) led straight to the Palace of Grand Dukes next to the Cathedral. Usually, the town gates had chapels in them, filled with religious pictures that were meant to protect the city from enemies and to bless people leaving the town. The chapel in the Gate of Dawn contains a famous miraculous picture "The Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of Mercy", which makes it very eminent. Today this is the only gate survived of all towns’ gates.

Your inscription comes from the 19th century or earlier (Polish style):
Auszros Bromu Panelas Szwencziousos




    Reference: http://www.vilnius.sav.lt/tourism/attract/church1.htm
Vidmantas Stilius
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Additional info


Explanation:
Gates of Ausra (Dawn) - along with the Ausros (Dawn) Gate Chapel - 18-19th. centuries. The Gates of Dawn- sixteenth century renessaince- originally formed part of the town fotifications. In 1671 Carmelites from neighboring St. Theresa's built a chapel to house a holy image of the Virgin Mary reputed to have miracle-working powers. The chapel's interior was refurbished in the neoclassical style in 1829. This is a pilgrimage site for Eastern Catholics.

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