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Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Pedibus timor addidit alas https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/files.queenoftarot.com/production/tarot_cards/images/000/001/211/original/5-6.jpg?1469804402 Fear put wings on his feet To put wings on one's feet is a classical idiom meaning to take flight and flee; it can found in both Homer and Virgi...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Postumio was not allowed to join the forces against the Carthagians in Sicily as he was High Priest of Mars, and Flamens were restricted in their movements, although he wanted to go (and give up his position as Flamen) this was denied by Metelo, Pontifex Maximus (the high priest in charge of all pr...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Mario & Carbone were consuls during the civil war against Sulla - a pairing that bring Stars & Moon together: https://scontent-otp1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22365279_1412544705529859_1984116950431839403_n.jpg?oh=96b0d34d57cf4fce82cf9cdac34a7c40&oe=5A3EAECA C. autem Mario Cn. Carbone consulibus civili...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

C. Lutatius Catulus (Catulo) & A. Postumius Albinus (Postumio) were both elected as consuls in 242 -- https://scontent-otp1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22366796_1412630788854584_5770327544673670125_n.jpg?oh=bb85f0700d005d24d884279d01623359&oe=5A3E0980 Catulo fought against the Cathagians in Sicily - he ...

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Sola Busca - Deotauro [Divine Bull] and Dionysus https://scontent-otp1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22281759_1408134155970914_2214232399691594837_n.jpg?oh=aa05dddbed156b36b855508aed606160&oe=5A3FA307 s well as referring to the historical personage, The Divine Bull may possibly be a reference to Dionysus ...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

What makes me think the designer of the Sola Busca had Baldini before him is not that just two figures are seemingly interlocked but that both figures on the right side have a central feather on the cap (and odd detail to replicate). But does the sword, and the embracing of it, suggest the opposite...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Huck wrote: I personally think, that it was made for the wedding of Alfonso d'Este with Anna Sforza. A figure "Panfilio" (title of the figure 1 in the deck) appeared in a theater play, that was shown at this occasion. In the two months after the wedding Alfonso made a journey to Venice, which possi...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

Huck wrote: I personally think, that it was made for the wedding of Alfonso d'Este with Anna Sforza. A figure "Panfilio" (title of the figure 1 in the deck) appeared in a theater play, that was shown at this occasion. In the two months after the wedding Alfonso made a journey to Venice, which possi...

Re: Sola-Busca riddles

I am simply stating that the palm/phoenix homonym on his shield is a symbol of resurrection/renewal after death (postumio = after death); of course it is connected with Christ as such, a connection which one might read as reiterated here as the palm is also a symbol of Judea and a star over Judea al...

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