NT7853 : John Duns Scotus bust, Duns

taken 3 years ago, near to Duns, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

John Duns Scotus bust, Duns
John Duns Scotus bust, Duns
This statue, located in the public park in Duns, commemorates the life of John Duns Scotus. Scotus was a 13th century Franciscan philosopher who was born in the town and is regarded as one of his eras most influential philosophers.
The text on the monument reads:
JOHN DUNS SCOTUS
FRANCISCAN AND SUBTLE DOCTOR
WAS BORN IN 1266
IN THIS TOWN OF DUNS
HIS LEARNING HAS SHED LUSTRE
ON THIS TOWN AND SCOTLAND
THE TOWN AND LAND
WHICH GAVE HIS BIRTH

ERECTED BY
THE FRANCISCAN ORDER
ON THE SEVENTH CENTENARY
OF HIS BIRTH. SEPTEMBER 1966

SCOTIA HABET CUNAS FAMAM ORBIS
FUNERA RHENUS CAVLUM ANIMAM
HIC MAGNI SPIRAT IMAGO VIRI

Below this is a latin inscription which I can't read.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Park and Public Gardens 
Person (from Tags)
John Duns Scotus 
Place (from Tags)
Duns 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 7866 5363 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.5314N 2:20.5052W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 78655 53635
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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