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Sunday, April 10, 2011

The Ninth Engraving

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 7:00 PM

For the fictional Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon,
a commentary on the favicon in today's noon post

http://www.log24.com/log/pix11/110408-HopkinsAsExorcist.jpg

http://www.log24.com/log/pix11/110410-NinthEngraving.jpg

This is from a novel that was filmed as "The Ninth Gate."

The book and film concern a series of nine engravings.
For all nine, see an excellent analysis by Michael S. Howard in
his journal "Gnostic Essays" on November 20, 2006.

A summary of the engravings—

Click to enlarge.

http://www.log24.com/log/pix11/110410-NinthGateEngravings500w.jpg

See also this  journal on that date.

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