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Annulo Dei figuram ne gestato (In)

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Wear not God’s image in a ring (or inscribe … .), the 24th symbol of the Protroptics. Jamblicus tells us that Pythagoras wished to teach by this prohibition that God had an “incorporeal subsistence.” In fact, that it meant “thou shalt not liken God to any of His works.”

Probably the ring, symbolising eternity, bore upon the special prohibition.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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