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    1. Leonello holds in his hands a small hammer; so far it has been impossible to discover the precise meaning of this, which is doubtless another of the symbolic imprese in which Leonello, like many of the patrons of his day, took such naive delig

      If this is Leonello, the hammer may be alluding to Pythagoras, since he was so interested in music. But what does the ring symbolize?

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  2. Mar 2014
    1. Pythagoras

      Hdt. 4.95. As mentioned in 4.88, it seems apparent that Samos was a place of great intellect. Pythagoras is mentioned here who is known as the great founder of the Pythagorean Theory.