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  1. Hi Eric, I already mentionned it in another topic but I wonder if the sculpture could be linked to the 33rd Emblem on page 157 of MONOGRAMMON published in 1616 ... https://archive.org/details/corneliigiselber00plem/page/156/mode/2up?ref=ol&view=theater By the way, the misnumbered XXXXIII (instead of XXXIII) could be a clue. Here is Emblem XLIII on page 167 ... "Interiore hominum similes sunt corpore porci : Sape bono natis sanguine porcus ines." seems to mean : "Inwardly, men are like the body of a swine: indeed, the blood of a good born swine is in it." Edit : Being in the topic of Acrostic and Anagram, I remind you that MONOGRAMMON is the Book published the year of Shakespeare's death in wich is found the following first Emblem ... ... hiding F. BACON. In my view, the choice of pose for the Sculpture of Francis Bacon, that is very similar to the pose of the man in Emblem 33, could be a way to link the death of Francis Bacon with the death of Shakespeare.
  2. Thanks to you Rob for allowing me to use the copy of your 1625 Edition 🙏❤️. What I shared with you today is what I had in mind in march when I asked you if I could use your beautiful photograph of this page. 😊 Regarding the triangle you're talking about in Sonnet 110, indeed I saw it ! 🙂 More precisely, I saw what looks almost like the mirror image (chiral 😉) of the Triangle mentioned by CJ. I wonder if it is just a coincidence or if it was intended.
  3. Many thanks for your very kind words A Phoenix !🙏❤️ Here is a last thing that I forgot to bring up in my presentation. Regarding the choice of vestment for Shakespeare in the actual Shakespeare Monument, I learned that it was the vestment of a scholar from Oxford, and I know that for the Oxfordians this is a clue in favor of Edward de Vere the 17th Earl of Oxford. But what if it was in fact, here again, a reference to one passage of the First Folio ? https://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/facsimile/book/SLNSW_F1/406/?zoom=1275
  4. TEJAT and ALMEISA that represent CASTOR and POLLUX are concealed on page 169. Once again, I do not think that it is by chance. Shakespeare's Sonnets were published in 1609. The Wisdome of the Ancients by Francis Bacon was published in 1609. 16 and 9 are linked to the quartenary and the ternary. Indeed : 16 = 4x4 and 9 = 3x3 And 16 and 9 remind us the 47th problem of Euclid. Now, I let you appreciate the three pages 169 of the First Folio and their connection with the actual Shakespeare Monument ... And here is something that I shared with you few months ago. Finally,
  5. From the previous Square, we can draw a "HOUSE". The "House" contains 84 words (still skipping the I. that is a number). For me, 84 is the simple cipher of ELIZABETH. And I can link this "HOUSE" with the one that I discovered on page 84 of Histories and that represents the constellation CEPHEUS. ( see my first video -1623) Regarding the number 84 and this Essay, I let you appreciate the Armory on page 84 of "The Accedens of Armory" 😉 https://archive.org/details/accedenceofarmor00legh/page/n183/mode/2up But that's not all ! I think that this "HOUSE" is more than just a reference to CEPHEUS (74). To understand, we have to take a look at the comments of Macrobus on "The Dream of Scipio" and more precisely the chapter talking about the septenary. https://archive.org/details/ARes37605/page/32/mode/2up On page 33, we learned the meaning of the Septenary as the union of the Quaternary and the Ternary. And on page 31, we learn that the number 7 represents Virginity and is associated with PALLAS/MINERVA. I think that the use of this simple shape allowed Francis Bacon to make both a reference to his Muse Pallas Athena, to his mother the Virgin Queen and to his princely name WILLIAM TUDOR ( WILLIAM = TUDOR = 74 = CEPHEUS) BUT THAT'S NOT ALL ! Did you noticed the two Angels on top, standing on one foot ? I think that it is a reference of a specific passage of the First Folio that is on the 444th leaf of the First Folio 444 = 157 + 287 ( Thank you again to Rob/ Light of Truth) And 444 is the gematria of MIKDASH the Hebrew for TEMPLE. This is on this leaf, on the following page, that can be found the famous reference to the ROSY-CROSS. Notice that the triangle crosses the feet of the two Angels ... This is not by chance ! This is a reference to two stars of the constellation GEMINI : TEJAT AND ALMEISA. The fact is that Petter Admundsen found a reference to these two stars hidden in the First Folio ... ... on page 169 of HISTORIES. To be continued ...
  6. The Triangle and the Circle are inscribed in a Square and I find that the figure is very similar to EMBLEMA XXI of ATALANTA FUGIENS published in 1617. https://furnaceandfugue.org/atalanta-fugiens/emblem21.html A circle for the man and wife provide, Which make quadrangular with equal side, That trigonal, resulting in a Sphere: And then the blessed Stone to you will appear. If this too high and too abstruse you find, Geometry will soon inform your mind. Still in my view, it could be a reference to the famous page 53 of COMEDIES ... https://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/facsimile/book/SLNSW_F1/71/?zoom=1275 To be continued ...
  7. Hi everyone, Today, 16/09, I would like to share with you my thoughts and the fruit of my research on " Of Truth", the First Essay of Francis Bacon in the 3rd Edition fo his Essays published in 1625, two years after the First Folio, an essay which (in my view) is linked to the First Folio and Shakespeare Monument. Initially, it was to be a video for the 400th Anniversary of the First Folio, but I finally choose another subject. Here are some of the slides that I prepared for the video. I already shared with you the importance, for me, of the word "wit" that is the 33rd word of Ben Jonson's Poem at the beginning of the First Folio, indicating that BACON'S WIT was in play. BACON'S WIT is also in play in "Of Truth". (OF TRUTH = 103 = SHAKESPEARE - Thank you Rob 😊) Notice that right in the middle (Mediocria firma) of "Of Truth" we have : F. BAC. WIT that stands for Francis BACon WIT The letters F (6) B (2) A (1) C (3) provide us with the four numbers that we find in the year of publication of the First Folio Folio (1623) and of the Second Folio (1632). The first word in Capital "WHAT"(1) and the three words in Italic "Pilate is Truth"(6,2,3) confirm the importance of these 4 numbers/letters. I also revealed in my first video (1623) the Triangle concealed by Francis Bacon in this page, with four "FBAC" and the word FREE of FREE-WILL right in the center. With F (6) = B(2) + A (1) + C (3) (The Unity and the Trinity) We know that Free = 33 = BACON And here, Free is the 33rd word by counting from "Of Truth" (Skipping the number I. that is not a word) It makes "will" the 34th word and Free-will = 33 + 34 = 67 = FRANCIS At the time of my first video I stopped here, but there is much more ... From the Triangle we can draw a Circle. And this first Circle allows to draw a second Circle, creating a Vesica Piscis. And in the center of this Vesica Piscis appears a sentence that takes all its meaning : "A BONDAGE TO FIX A WILL IN THINKING" Notice the two points of intersection of the Circle "In" and "Pi" or "In Pi" Interestingly, if we consider P as the greek letter Rho(R) , this gives us INRI. And here is what I found hidden vertically ... THE AGED SWAN To be continued ...
  8. Hi Rob, I found it. This is in "Considerations touching a War with Spain" and yes, this is about Drake specifically. 🙂 https://books.google.fr/books?id=CDnjAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA494&lpg=PA494&dq=Considerations+touching+a+War+with+Spain&source=bl&ots=kyQbBJUxr9&sig=ACfU3U25JvnDYF2wtLp91mdGHQbHztRXXg&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjA4ZrVgK-BAxX-VKQEHblzBpU4ChDoAXoECAIQAw#v=onepage&q=Beard&f=false (see p.512)
  9. WOW !!!😮 Thank you for sharing Rob !❤️ This is a great analysis. I have just come home from work. This morning, I thought that 16 sept - 16/09 would be a perfect date to share with you my take on "Of TRUTH" the first Essay of the 3rd Edition of Bacon's Essays. I was wondering what was the corresponding line in your Sonnet Pyramid and ... you gave me the answer ! 😊 "Most true it is, that I haue lookt on truth" There are 33 letters. 33 = BACON And I noticed the word "essaies". After a quick research, it seems that this word (in its plural form) was used only once in all Shakespeare's works, precisely here, in the Sonnet 110. https://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/search/search-results.php I am looking forward to discovering your take on the transition Sonnet 110/Sonnet 111. Edit : "essaies" is the 62th word ... 62 # F.B. 😊
  10. Many thanks Eric . I am looking forward to sharing with the community the fruit of my research. For now, the editing of the video is a true brainteaser 😅. Alert Spoiler : If Daedalus is the one who constructed the Labyrinth, he also " became the author likewise of that ingenious device of the clue, by which the mazes of the labyrinth should be retraced" (The Wisdom of the Ancients), and he is the one who taught his son Icarus that the Middle Way was the safest one. 😉
  11. Thank you Christie ! ❤️ Over time I find it easier and easier to read in English. In fact, what takes me the most time is writing in English. And the worst is my spoken English 😄. I dread any Zoom Session in the language of Shakespeare. 😅
  12. Thank you Kate ! By the past, comets were seen as Spears/lances or swords that pierced the sky, which is one of the explanations of the beautiful woodcut shared by Rob. The Arabic term for "comet" and "meteor " is Nayzak meaning ... short spear/lance. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0019103520305984 (See 2.5 Nomenclature of transient celestial objects) https://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/facsimile/book/SLNSW_F1/450/?work=1h6&zoom=1275 I think that NAYSAK could be one transliteration of NAYZAK. And Brandish your "crystall Tresses in the Skie" could mean "Brandish your Spear" or in other term "Shake your Spear." With BACON in acrostic, it could suggest that BACON was SHAKE-SPEARE.
  13. https://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/facsimile/book/SLNSW_F1/450/?work=1h6&zoom=1275 😉
  14. Hi A Phoenix, Thank you. 🙏 I knew about the "Square and Compass" reference but not about the link between the wool bale and the woolsack. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woolsack https://thehistoryofparliament.wordpress.com/2021/08/26/what-did-the-elizabethan-house-of-lords-look-like/ https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c9/Wenceslas_Hollar_-_Trial_of_Laud_(State_2).jpg
  15. Hi Eric, I love the last sentences : "The monument describes that journey in a clearly Kabbalistic fashion, and points to the figure of Shakespeare in the centre as an example of the Middle Way, the sacred path. Why else would Envious Death be covetous of him whom it placed within, but for the fact that Shakespeare has been separated from his physical body and attained eternal splendour?" 😊
  16. Did you notice the 33rd Effigy ? https://archive.org/details/trueeffigiesofmo00rest/page/n95/mode/2up?q=hollar&view=theater Anthony van Dyck painted Sir John Suckling holding the First Folio of Shakespeare. https://www.frick.org/exhibitions/van_dyck/87 And the text tells us that " HE WAS THE TRUE PHOENIX OF OUR CENTURY" (Just below KING OF ENGLAND)
  17. CJ, don't make me have to do this. You are looking with anticipation too, and you know how to generate the "Triangle" you require to come to the conclusions you want to have to be made. I am really not an expert in geometry so correct me if I am wrong, but I have the impression that absolutely nothing gives you this "Triangle" but your choice of one peculiar right-angle triangle amongst all the possible right-angle triangles that can be generated from your diagonal AT. You have this "Triangle" and the "TAU" and meaning in your back pocket ready to use, always. What makes you think that your suggestion is more valuable ? Regarding my previous post, you say : "What if 2+48+53 has another more obvious explanation? You know, one that we can source from nature. You seem to be grossly unaware of the 33 day period in five parts in the cycle of Mercury. You've not completed that equation properly either. It's 2+48+53+5=108 that is at play here. That 108 is of high importance as it is 4x27. The four and the five are essential for the 4x5=20 cycle suggestion (TT, also three to the power of three, thirty three or trente trois ). That 108 is that "holiest" of approximate numbers that seemed to affect the ratios of diameters, distances and periods that apply to the Sun, moon and the precession cycle." First of all, I never said that I was learned in Astronomy. I am not. I am a newbie in this field and in many others. I also consider that I am a newbie both in the world of Bacon and in the world of the Shakespeare Authorship Question. I began my studies and my own research only seven years ago. I have so much to learn !!! And I am glad that I found sirbacon.org and this forum, that gives me the opportunity to learn more every day about Francis Bacon. Now, based on my post, you say that I have not completed my equation properly. My analysis is that Discours 2 (Bacon)+ Discours 48 (Bacon) + Discours 53 = 103 that can be a reference to Shakespeare. And you say that I am wrong because I did not take the BACON on the 5th unnumbered "page" " in count ? 😄 Did you read at least the Preface of the book ? I guess that the answer is NO ! If YES, you would know that there is a fourth BACON mentionned on the 24th page. Talking about the Preface, here is something else that I did not mentioned. There are 36 pages before the first numbered page (3) of Discours I, which means that the page number 33 (the page quoting Bacon) is the 67th page from the Frontispiece, giving us FRANCIS (67) BACON (33). I resume : we have BACON on page 33 that is the 67th page of the Book, 67 being the simple cipher FRANCIS. So yes, it can be just a coincidence OR with the FACT that there is no DISCOURS 52 with a shift from 51 to 53 for a total of 67 Discours, it could suggest that ciphering is in play. Now, take the two BACON in Capital letters on the 5th and the 24th page of the book and you obtain the number 29. Interestingly , the Discours XXIX is the only misnumbered (XXIV) Discours in the 1638 Edition. This Discours 29 on page 333 is about ATALANTE. https://archive.org/details/recueildemblemes00bau/page/332/mode/2up Let's take a look at the true DISCOURS XXIV https://archive.org/details/recueildemblemes00bau/page/296/mode/2up This Discours is the translation in French of Chapter II of "The Wisdome of the Ancients" (Francis Bacon -1609) https://www.bartleby.com/lit-hub/of-the-wisdom-of-the-ancients/ii-typhon-francis-bacon-15611626-of-the-wisdom-of-the-ancients-1857/ "The Birth of Pallas"
  18. Thank you Eric ! 🙏 https://archive.org/details/trueeffigiesofmo00rest/page/n259/mode/2up?q=hollar&view=theater Here is the translation of one part of the text behind the effigy: "In 1627 he left Prague, having lived in various places in Germany, he devoted himself for a short time to clarifying and applying etching, having left Cologne with the Count of Arundel towards Vienna ..." https://www.rct.uk/collection/803305/thomas-howard-earl-of-arundel-1639
  19. Thank you A Phoenix !🙏 I had never realized until now that the famous frontispiece from Thomas Sprat's "The History of the Royal Society of London" was engraved by Wenceslaus Hollar. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/360619
  20. Thank you A Phoenix. ❤️ Before going to work, here are some additional information. I remind you that there are 68 Discours in total in "Recueil d'Emblems Divers", but that there is no Discours 52. So, in fact there are 67 Discours , 67 = FRANCIS If there is no Discours 52 , it means that Discours 53 should be Discours 52. Does a number 53 that should be a number 52 reminds you something ? 😊 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6f/Shakespeare_monument_plaque.JPG AETATIS 53 It let me think that the missing chapter 52 was intended, allowing that the sum of the numbers of the three Discours add to 103 (SHAKESPEARE simple cipher). Interestingly, 2 + 48 + 52 = 102 (ONE HUNDRED TWO) In my view, the number 53 associated with Mercury, the "Director", can be seen as a number to follow ... In "Recueil d'Emblemes divers" : Pages 52 and 53 : Bellerophon (A Spear-Shaker) on Pegasus. And in the First Folio : Page 53 of COMEDIES https://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/facsimile/book/SLNSW_F1/71/?zoom=1209 Page 53 of HISTORIES https://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/facsimile/book/SLNSW_F1/373/?zoom=1209 Ans as a last thought , I wonder if this Emblem (1638) ... https://archive.org/details/recueildemblemes00bau/page/518/mode/2up ... could have been the source of inspiration of this Frontispiece (1645) https://www.fbrt.org.uk/works-of-art/titlepages-frontispieces/ Have a good day. Emblem 49 , page 173 (RC) - Amsterodamum monogrammon (1616) https://archive.org/details/corneliigiselber00plem/page/172/mode/2up
  21. No indeed, this is not how that works. This is a set of elements that, together, suggest that we can equate BACON to MERCURY. Here is something else that I share for the first time. https://archive.org/details/recueildemblemes00bau/mode/2up The French Book "Recueil d'Emblemes Divers" was published in 1638 by Jean Baudoin who was the translator in French of some of Bacon's Works, of which "The Wisdome of the Ancients". I agree with the theory that Francis Bacon feigned his death in 1626 and I think that he supervised the edition of this book which is a true goldmine ( I already shared a part of my research in another topic). Notice that" Le grand CHANCELIER BACON" is mentioned on the very first page. Does Jean Baudoin mentioned Bacon elsewhere in this book ? Indeed, twice, on page 33 (BACON simple cipher) and on page 485. 33 + 485 = 518 And on page 518 we have the Emblem depicting ... Mercury/Hermes/Quicksilver ! By the way, Bacon is mentioned in Discours 2 and 48 and the two "Bacon" lead us to Discours 53. 2 + 48 + 53 = 103 = SHAKESPEARE (Simple cipher) Here is an alternative vision of Mercury than the one of a Trickster 🙂 "In the life we lead, as it is impossible not to encounter obstacles, as this emblem teaches, we necessarily need a Mercury, that is to say a Director who shows us where we have to go, for we are enveloped in so many clouds here below that it is difficult to dissipate them without divine assistance."
  22. Hi CJ, I would answer you : " Is anyone saying LVRESI is SILVER ?" 😊 Me, at least, seeing this as a possibility of anagram. So, in the same vein, FAR could be seen as the anagram of FRA that, indeed, could be the diminutive of FRATER or FRATERNITY ... or FRANCIS. The fact is that I did not know the play "EAST-WARD HOE" and its character "Francis Quicksilver" before the academic paper and the video of A Phoenix. And seeing what seems to be "Quicksilver" in acrostic and the letter F, yes, indeed, my mind drew a link with "FRANCIS QUICKSILVER". It can be a bad syllogism but what if it was really intended ? Taking a (silver)quick look to "East-ward Hoe" here is what I noticed ... https://archive.org/details/eastwardhoeasitw00chap/page/n77/mode/2up?ref=ol&view=theater&q=Stay STAY Sir. Notice the last poem with 33 Roman words and 2 Italic words. And when I see these 4 letters O, T, A, M, I immediatly see ATOM. And my mind draw a link with Chapter XVII of The Wisdom of the Ancients and the page 100 of Comedies. https://www.bartleby.com/lit-hub/of-the-wisdom-of-the-ancients/xvii-cupid-francis-bacon-15611626-of-the-wisdom-of-the-ancients-1857/ Where you probably see bad syllogisms , I see possibilities. Regarding "EAST-WARD HOE" , Quicksilver and the number 33 , here is something else that is interesting. The 33rd page (by counting from the Title page) is the first and only page with " EAST WARD HOE" on top. All the previous pages have "EASTW ARD HOE" (except the 5th page with EASTW ARED HOE) and in the next ones we have "EASTWARDHOE", "EASTWARD HOE" or "EASTW ARD HOE" This passage is interesting with HUNDRED = 100 = FRANCIS BACON (simple cipher) And I remind you that at that time BACON was used to trap Mice 🙂 . https://www.poetrynook.com/poem/solomon-and-mouse-trap
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