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adamite

[′ad·ə‚mīt]
(mineralogy)
Zn2(AsO4)(OH) A colorless, white, or yellow mineral consisting of basic zinc arsenate, crystallizing in the orthorhombic system; hardness is 3.5 on Mohs scale, and specific gravity is 4.34-4.35.
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Above all the author insists on the readiness of the linguistic sign to be constantly translated into different languages, transcoded in images, but also broken, manipulated, and therefore given a new meaning (i.e., the rebus technique); and in this readiness, which has been discussed theoretically and tested by the Renaissance arts of memory, we can find traces of a clavis universalis (adamitic language) to the "original knowledge."
The refutation of an Adamitic origin, coinciding de facto with a refutation of the auctoritas of the Testaments, led to the conclusion that the world itself had no "origin." There could have been no God capable of creating the amazing diversity of the world.