Symbology

The Sator Square
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1.The enigmatic Sator Square   It was November 12th, 1936. The archeologist Matteo della Corte was doing an inspection in the Gymnasium at the archaeological site of Pompeii [1]. This large building, dating back to the 1st century BC, today … Read More

The symbology of the Omphalos
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  The Omphalos (also known as Sacred Center) belongs to a rich set of exoteric symbols, largely used for decoratives scopes and with a great symbolic tradition. This fascinating symbol corresponds to eight linear segments converging towards a central point … Read More

The ancient symbolism of the swastika
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Introduction The symbology of the swastika is much more ancient than you think. The first archaeological evidences dated back to the Neolithic, whose specimens are known at the rock engravings of the Val Camonica. It is the case of the … Read More

The Camunian Rose
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The Camunian Rose is an ancient symbolism dated back to the Iron Age and frequently found among the rock carvings of the Val Camonica. Particularly, among the 300.000 petroglyphs of the various archaeological sites of the valley, there are 92 … Read More

The Chessboard
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The chess game has ancient origins. These could be found in India, because over there was the chaturanga, a set of rules that would have anticipated the current ones. It may also derive from the old Chinese game of the xianggi. … Read More

The Siren
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Since its anciest conception, the siren symbolism is permeated by a terrifying and dangerous aura. It represents the man’s condition in the grip of the spell: the lost of the ultimate intellect, in favor of the abandonment to the senses and … Read More

The Cross Pattée and the Maltese Cross
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The Cross Pattée is one of the identification symbols of the Knights of the Temple in Jerusalem. It is a little red cross that the Knights Templar had on their armors. The symbolism was usually white or black for sergeants, … Read More

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