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By: Thewyvern

Sat, 16 Jun 2012 03:37:58 +0000

I can't speak for the arabic, but the Greek text, if it reads το ωαψ does not say anything about a one or an all. το is the singular neuter article in the nominative, but ωαψ does not mean anything at all. Greek words are not allowed to end in ψ (ps), but only vowels, ν (n) and ς (s).

By: Aquarium Maintenance Guy

Thu, 19 Aug 2010 18:08:53 +0000

I like that tattoo idea... I wonder if I could make it into a fish eating itsel as opposed to a snake. Thanks for the idea.

By: Tjo

Tue, 17 Aug 2010 03:13:43 +0000

This is the only other oroborus that I have seen tatood onto anyone, the first being my own. Mine is around my navel because the circle with the navel as a dot is the chemical symbol for hydrogen, the most abundant element in the universe. Mine is the Mojave green rattlesnake, the most deadly snake in Western North America, and has the chakra colors in the back pattern. Very symbolic (for me). Tjo

By: Kebba

Thu, 05 Aug 2010 20:00:02 +0000

I love the Ouroborus! great choice! Now I just need to work on where I want to get mine.

By: inward

Sun, 01 Aug 2010 17:46:51 +0000

so im gonna do an ouroborus tattoo, i like the full metal one but not the stuff inside. i like the words in urs. im trying to find a site that has a larger pic so i can have a guy copy em for my tattoo. if any1 has any links that would b way cool, or even what language the text is written in. that might be enough to help me track down a bigger pic

By: michelle

Tue, 16 Dec 2008 00:12:55 +0000

Hey I have the same tattoo, people think its a stamp :( lol

By: John Monfries

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 05:13:37 +0000

Thanks, but I the stub does seem to cast doubt on the date of 1600 BC attributed to it in Carl's post. Did even the name of Cleo exist that early? I thought the Cleos were part of the (Greek-origin) Ptolemy dynasty, which only arose just after Alexander the Great (after 320 BC or so). Wiki says the first Ptolemy (Ptolemy Soter I) was one of Alexander's generals. Even 600 BC might be too early.

By: Katrina

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:59:57 +0000

John, Different Cleopatra. Chrysopoeia of Cleopatra is the title of an alchemy book. See this Wikipedia stub:

By: mandydax

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 22:31:53 +0000

Ouroborus Batteries box. ;) I learned about the symbol from Red Dwarf.

By: John Monfries

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 04:44:11 +0000

Which Cleopatra is that? The date doesn't seem right - she lived well after 1600 BC.