Marble refrigerator magnet
"Alea iacta est", this famous saying adorns this unusual refrigerator magnet made of pure Italian marble. The antique surface of each of the many magnets with antique sayings or images on these pages under Museum Shop and Gift Ideas of Forum Traiani in the Römer section is different, as the marble is a natural product. Near Verona, it is quarried in Italy and printed with motifs by the Forum Traiani team in an elaborate process after personal selection. Each magnet is therefore unique. What a special gift not only for friends of antiquity.
- genuine Italian marble
- strong magnet
- Dimensions: 5x5cm
- strong adhesive force
- Imprint: "Alea iacta est"
The dice are cast - Decorative refrigerator magnet
The saying "The dice have been cast" serves as a proverb that certain events cannot be undone or are inevitably imminent. The Latin formulation goes back to Sueton's biography of Caesar, who appeared with his army at the Rubicon on 10 January 49 BC - the border river between the province of Gallia cisalpina and Italy. No Roman general with his troops was allowed to enter the area.
But while Caesar was still undecided, a gigantic figure had appeared, one of the trumpeters had snatched the instrument, sounded the alarm and crossed the river. Caesar then said: "Eatur quo deorum ostenta et inimicorum iniquitas vocat. Iacta alea est." - There it goes, where the gods call signs and the enemies injustice. The dice is thrown." (Sueton: Divus Iulius, 32f).
Famous saying on Italian marble
So if you want to let the decisions fall, this fancy magnet is just right for you and your magnetic board or refrigerator. With a twinkle in your eye you can attach your shopping lists or other notes with the very strong magnet. These things can certainly no longer be postponed or avoided with this antique saying!
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