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post #7 of (permalink) Old 03-23-2012, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by Billiam View Post
im sure its originally Aztec, not Myan but its likely correct with its origin and basis (meso america). Since the serpent eating a man/regurgitating a man has often been associated with the symbolism of life and death.
I seriously doubt the Biscione, in use since the time of Ottone Visconti (1207-1295), would have been based on a symbol of the Aztec culture not discovered by Europeans until 1519.

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