18 official theorie...

18 official theories  

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17 is my favorite which one is yours? 


  1. It represents royal power.[9][10] [11][12][13]
  2. It represents the flayed skin of Krios ('Ram'), companion of Phrixus.[14]
  3. It represents a book on alchemy.[15][16]
  4. It represents a technique of writing in gold on parchment.[17]
  5. It represents a form of placer mining practiced in Georgia, for example.[18][19][20][21][22][23]
  6. It represents the forgiveness of the Gods.[24][25]
  7. It represents a rain cloud.[26][27]
  8. It represents a land of golden grain.[27][28]
  9. It represents the spring-hero.[27][29]
  10. It represents the sea reflecting the sun.[27][30][31]
  11. It represents the gilded prow of Phrixus' ship.[27][32]
  12. It represents a breed of sheep in ancient Georgia.[33][34][35]
  13. It represents the riches imported from the East.[36]
  14. It represents the wealth or technology of Colchis.[37][38][39]
  15. It was a covering for a cult image of Zeus in the form of a ram.[40]
  16. It represents a fabric woven from sea silk.[41][42][43]
  17. It is about a voyage from Greece, through the Mediterranean, across the Atlantic to the Americas.[44]
  18. It represents trading fleece dyed murex-purple for Georgian gold.

I plead not ordinary

Posted : October 4, 2018 1:53 am
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19.  It represents the power attained through man's desire to rule as embodied by his Apollonian instinct.

Instead of trying to undo the biting of the old apple/I bite a new one instead/And with a toothless grin/Become a Dionysian among Christians.

Posted : October 4, 2018 9:44 pm
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okay, well 19 is an attractive theory. hmm

I plead not ordinary

Posted : October 5, 2018 12:43 am