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Sub Rosa

Author's Notes/Comments: 

  In Ancient mythology the Rose is a powerful symbol of love and adoration...and strongly associated with Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of beauty and love, who’s frequently illustrated wearing a crown of roses around her head.

     In addition to these facts, the rose was a symbolic carrier of secrets. The term “Sub Rosa” originally came from the ancient practice of hanging wild roses above meeting places and tables in the Roman Era. It means anything said “Under The Rose” would never be spoken of or repeated elsewhere.


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