Black square (“and so on to infinity…” inscribed in Latin around its edges) representing the nothingness that was prior to the universe, as pictured by the great occult philosopher Robert Fludd, who himself passed into infinity
#onthisday in 1637. https://buff.ly/3bGU5um #OTDpic.twitter.com/qe4UzpAuyk
To coincide with the 2,510th anniversary of the Battle of Marathon, we've chosen the helmet of the commanding Athenian general as our
Offered in thanks of victory by Miltiades, it is inscribed: “Miltiades dedicated [it] to Zeus”
#Classics #Greek #War #Historypic.twitter.com/DSSMoBz9r4
No calamity befalls on the earth or in yourselves but is inscribed in the Book of Decrees (Al-Lauh Al-Mahfuz), before We bring it into existence. Verily, that is easy for Allah. -Surah Al-Hadid, Ayah 22 Khan & Hilali.
#myth, the 'Tablet of Destinies' contained prophesies of the future. Envisaged as a clay tablet inscribed with cuneiform #writing & impressed with cylinder seals; theoretically whomsoever possessed it, could rule the universe as all supreme being! #FolkloreThursdaypic.twitter.com/NqHSgD844E
That said, I wish you an easy fast if you are observing and that you all will be inscribed in the book of life. Lots of love to you all and see you on the other side. Over and out.
Rings were once made to carry deep symbolic power. This gimmel (twin) ring has 2 hoops inscribed with the groom & bride’s names.
Behind the gems are secret cavities for memento mori – a baby & a skeleton – symbols of the beginning & end of life (German 1631)
Inscribed plate with fish & bird pattern. Chandraketugarh. It's a fine specimen of NBPW, so it's dating can't be sooner than at least 2nd Century BC. NBPW has been found from atleast 17-18 archeological sites in Bengal. Chandraketugarh was a rare site where it was produced. pic.twitter.com/tq6qqLc7Z3