Hunger Stones of Děčín in Děčín, Czechia

Published: 14/09/2018
Hunger Stones of Děčín in Děčín, Czechia
Source: WWW.ATLASOBSCURA.COM

The most famous hunger stone in Děčín, Czechia, once lived a quiet life. When things were going well, the River Elbe flowed over it, hiding much of it from view. Only in dry years, when the water dropped low enough, was its message revealed. " Wenn du mich siehst, dann weine ," the main inscription on it reads: "If you see me, weep." Děčín, which is right across the border from Germany, is hom

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