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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 10-08-2012, 11:47 PM
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Castello di Visconti a Somma Lombardo

Other photos showing "i biscioni" del castello. There's lots more that is more interesting historically ... but that cannot be photographed.

Castello Visconti di San Vito - arte e cultura in Lombardia
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Just noticed the man getting eaten today, on my wheel badges. Did a search and found this thread that explains more than I expected. I was thinking 'Alfa humor'
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Revelation 12 "...And the dragon stood before the woman who was ready to give birth, to devour her Child as soon as it was born. She bore a male Child who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron. And her Child was caught up to God and His throne. "

Like most obscure references and heraldic imagery it is based in celestial prophesy/story telling and passing 'secrets' down over time in oral fables & imagery.

This link shows something very similar once you realise the winged creature is a demon and not an angel (the creature is covered in eyes). https pbs.twimg.com/media/CHOlEzKW4AAvOln.jpg

This medallion was presented by the Pope to Barack Obama - the meaning of this imagery is rather obvious.
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