Sombor, 1850

Sombor (Serbia), The presbytery of the Holy Trinity Church, 1850

(45° 46′ 23″ N,  19° 06′ 50″ E )

Sombor-2Fig. 1. The original sundial. In 2013 it was moved to the City Museum of Sombor, and replaced by a replica. The constructor of the original sundial was a Serbian monk, teacher and lecturer Jovan Čokor, who is considered to be the first Serbian amateur astronomer; the bilingual (Serbian and Hungarian) inscription: “One of these [hours] is your last!”

References

Tadić, M. (1998). News from Yugoslavia: Project of a Catаlogue of Yugoslav  Sundials. BSS Bulletin. 98.1, 40-41.

Review

Tadić, M. (1998).Old Sundials in Serbian Lands. BSS Bulletin. 98.3, 39-40.