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2017/2024 7yr itch Time... In alchemy, phoenix symbolizes the Philosopher’s Stone, the consummation of the Great Work. It symbolizes (rebirth) regeneration through fire and is highly regarded as a symbol of regeneration; it is associated with the sulfuric process of cleansing and transformation into fire. It's important as representation of the alchemic process of death and rebirth of the elements. Legend says the phoenix lives in Arabia but flies to Egypt, the home of alchemy, to undergo its ritual death and regeneration. Further, it also completes the process of soul development. In an alchemist’s laboratory, this symbol means the red sulfur, announcing the end of the Great Work at the fourth stage called Rubedo (or Redness). In this association with the sulfuric process, the cleansing and transformation into fire, takes palace. http://www.ancientpages.com/…/20/12-alchemy-symbols-explai…/

Les insoumis = The Phoenix = Flesh Trap Rebelle. Synonymes : indépendant, indiscipliné, indocile, désobéissant, réfractaire, rebelle Traduction anglais : rebellious rebellious unruly (military) absent without leave



phoenix (n.) Old English and Old French fenix, from Medieval Latin phenix, from Latin phoenix, from Greek phoinix, the mythical bird of Arabia which flew to Egypt every 500 years to be reborn; it also meant "the date" (fruit and tree), and "Phoenician," literally "purple-red," perhaps a foreign word (Egyptian has been suggested), or from phoinos "blood-red." The exact relation and order of the senses in Greek is unclear.

Ðone wudu weardaþ wundrum fæger fugel feþrum se is fenix hatan ["Phoenix," c.900] Spelling assimilated to Greek 16c. (see ph). Figurative sense of "that which rises from the ashes of what was destroyed" is attested from 1590s. The constellation was one of the 11 added to Ptolemy's list in the 1610s by Flemish cartographer Petrus Plancius (1552-1622) after Europeans began to explore the Southern Hemisphere. The city in Arizona, U.S., so called because it was founded in 1867 on the site of an ancient Native American settlement.

In Greek mythology, a phoenix (/ˈfiːnɪks/; Ancient Greek: φοῖνιξ, phoînix) is a long-lived bird that cyclically regenerates or is otherwise born again.

Associated with the Sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor. According to some sources, the phoenix dies in a show of flames and combustion, although there are other sources that claim that the legendary bird dies and simply decomposes before being born again.[1] There are different traditions concerning the lifespan of the phoenix, but by most accounts the phoenix lived for 500 years before rebirth.[2] Herodotus, Lucan, Pliny the Elder, Pope Clement I, Lactantius, Ovid, and Isidore of Seville are among those who have contributed to the retelling and transmission of the phoenix motif.

In ancient Greece and Rome, the phoenix was associated with Phoenicia, (modern Lebanon), a civilization famous for its production of purple dye from conch shells.

In the historical record, the phoenix "could symbolize renewal in general as well as the sun, time, the Empire, metempsychosis, consecration, resurrection, life in the heavenly Paradise, Christ, Mary, virginity, the exceptional man, and certain aspects of Christian life"

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