Seal of Solomon

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Seal of Solomon

Also known as the Star of Solomon, this is a hexagram within a circle, used by witches and magicians to help protect against demons.
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'If you ever find Solomon's ring and get possession of it, then come back to me, that I may explain the inscription on the ring to you, for there is no one else in the world who can do this.'
Then you can put Solomon's ring upon your left thumb and give him the finishing stroke, but keep the ring on your third finger until you have come close to him, so that the monster cannot see you, else he might strike you dead with his long tail.
The King now sent messengers to the East to look for his son-in-law, and they by good luck met with the old magician who had interpreted the signs on King Solomon's ring, and thus was possessed of more wisdom than anyone else in the world.
With a myriad of messages focusing on the environment, corruption, propaganda, and mythology, Solomon's Ring drowns itself in a sea of possibility and never truly delivers.
Nonfiction AUGUSTINE'S CONFESSIONS, CEASAR'S COMMENTARIES, THE DEVIL'S DICTIONARY (Bicrce), GOODE'S ATLAS, HAMMOND'S ATLAS, HOYLE'S RULES OF CARD GAMES, JAYNE'S SHIPS, etc., KING SOLOMON'S RING (Lorenz), PETERSON'S FIELD GUIDES, PLUTARCH'S LIVES, POOR RICHARD 'S ALMANACK (Franklin), ROBERTS' RULES OF ORDER
In this sense, these references to Solomon's sigils echo Arabic accounts of Solomon's Ring. Allah bid Gabriel to give the Ring of Caliphate on Earth from Paradise to Solomon.