My next tattoo this phrase MEMENTO MORI - Latin 'remember that you will die', is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death.

Previous Pinner said: My next tattoo this phrase MEMENTO MORI - Latin 'remember that you will die', is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death.

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Memento mori, ca. 1640.

"Memento Mori Remember to Die," woodcut, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC. Text reads: It is appointed for all men once.

Renaissance Gimmel Ring with Memento Mori Date: dated 1631 Culture: German Dimensions: Height 29.61 mm; exterior diam. 23.7 mm; bezel 14.25 x 12.18 mm.; Weight 13.75 grams

Renaissance Gimmel Ring with Memento Mori Date: dated 1631 Culture: German Dimensions: Height mm; bezel x mm.

A rare Renaissance period gold, enamel, ruby and diamond "gimmel" ring with memento mori, possibly 17th century. Designed as two connected bands decorated with relief and enamels throughout, the bezels set with two rubies and two diamonds. The bands pull apart to reveal the miniature figures of a baby and a skeleton to their interiors.

A rare Renaissance period gold, enamel, ruby and diamond "gimmel" ring with memento mori, possibly century. Designed as two connected bands decorated with relief and enamels throughout, the bezels set with two rubies and two diamonds. The bands pull

*memento.mori*-the phrase possibly originated in ancient Rome: A general parading through the streets during a victory triumph, had following behind him a slave, tasked with reminding him that, victory is fleeting - conveying this with the warning, "Memento mori" ...or... "Respice post te! Hominem te esse memento! Memento mori!": "Look behind you! Remember that you are but a man! Remember that you'll die!"[Tertullian/Apologeticus]

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