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Guild Level 102 ✫✫✫ ↿↾ Avicia ↿↾ Recruiting All Players

Discussion in 'Guilds' started by birdiefly209, Sep 6, 2018.

  1. thepicferret

    thepicferret Chief of Avicia, Send help wynncraft addicted HERO

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    Thanj you for enlightening us <3. Bump<3
     
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  2. Nerfet

    Nerfet Cute little blue cat CHAMPION

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    Ay morr, vin sit, om nia
     
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  3. Doggy_W00F

    Doggy_W00F Chief of Avicia CHAMPION

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    Also, I missed it last time, but I just realized that the A in omnia is pronounced more like omniar. You can tell this because there is a little line above the a that isn't written, which makes it sound like -ar instead of if there wasn't a little line not written there, when it would be pronounced -a. Latin pronunciation :thumbsup:
     
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  4. Nerfet

    Nerfet Cute little blue cat CHAMPION

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  5. Doggy_W00F

    Doggy_W00F Chief of Avicia CHAMPION

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    Interestingly, the phrase has been used in mottos and sayings for thousands of years. The first record of its use was by Virgil in ~40BCE, in a poem entitled Eclogue X of the Eclogues - a series of 10 pastoral poems, from what I gather written on the topic of songs sung by herdsmen and shepherds, about the beauty of nature, the topic of love, and the fires of revolution. Therefore, from the very beginning, the line was used to spark rebellion in the people, unhappy about the current political scenario in the Roman Empire. Defying expectations, and fighting to stop oppression were significant themes in contemporary poetry and also expanded out into other art forms. The visionary politics held within these poems were a major factor of what made Virgil so influential and famous even within his own lifetime.
    The first recorded use of Amor Vincit Omnia is found in a painting by the Baroque Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio. The piece has two names - Victorious Cupid (Amor Vincit Omnia). Cupid - the Roman counterpart of the Greek God Eros (from which we get the root for words like erotic) - was the God of love in all its varieties. The painting is, shall I say, of a disturbing nature - created in a time when that sort of image was a little more...acceptable? It shows a young cupid, in a rather awkward and exposing position brandishing the bow of a violin, which can be seen laying at his feet. Also at his feet are a try square for measuring straight lines, an open book of sheet music, and discarded pieces of metallic armour. Atop all of these lays a laurel wreath - a Roman symbol of triumph, showing that Cupid had conquered art, science and combat using love. Rather fittingly for a guild that has based itself on the imagery of birds coming from our great leader, Cupid is pictured with wings inherited from his father Mercury, the messenger of the Gods and counterpart of Hermes. His mischievous, fun-loving nature is shown with his precarious position and playful nature - reflected in our guild's casual and cheerful attitude when striving for greatness.
    Whichever order you rearrange the phrase into (any of the six possibilities), it retains its meaning and symbolism, and throughout the ages, it has been used countless times for a vast variety of purposes. The interpretation of the phrase, the poem, and the picture are all completely subjective, so please do not take my perspective as fact - do your own research and decide for yourself what it all means to you personally :grinning:
     
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  6. Ankarin

    Ankarin Bad profile post guy CHAMPION

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    bump
    (join avo)
     
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  7. kriscraft26

    kriscraft26 Well-Known Adventurer VIP

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    1. What is your username? kriscraft26
    2. What is your Discord username? (Ex. birdiefly209#0987) Kris#4795
    3. How old are you? (Optional) 16
    4. What level is your highest level class? 105
    5. What is your time zone? EST
    6. How often and for how long do you usually play on Wynncraft? 2-3 hours
    7. Have you been in a guild before? If so, please specify the name(s). PUN, Hax
    8. Why do you want to join Avicia? To raid, war, and have fun :D
    9. What could you contribute to Avicia? Warring
    10. How did you find our guild? When I was in Hax Panda introduced me to people
    11. Is there anything else you would like us to know? (Optional)
    I like cakes :D
     
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  8. birdiefly209

    birdiefly209 Proud Owner of Avicia HERO

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    Hello all, friendly bump o/
     
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  9. Nerfet

    Nerfet Cute little blue cat CHAMPION

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    Hello kriscraft26!

    I am pleased to inform you that your application to Avicia has been accepted! A message has been sent to you with further information on how to join, please check your inbox as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you in the guild!
     
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  10. PikaPrince

    PikaPrince Famous Adventurer HERO

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    Join AVO or bad >:(
     
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  11. Nerfet

    Nerfet Cute little blue cat CHAMPION

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  12. thepicferret

    thepicferret Chief of Avicia, Send help wynncraft addicted HERO

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    we got whispers (a lot)
     
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  13. Taki

    Taki Travelled Adventurer

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    1. What is your username? - Taki
    2. What is your Discord username? (Ex. birdiefly209#0987) - kai#9001
    3. How old are you? (Optional)
    4. What level is your highest level class? - 70 at the moment :(
    5. What is your time zone? - GMT +8
    6. How often and for how long do you usually play on Wynncraft? - at least 10 hours a week I would say
    7. Have you been in a guild before? If so, please specify the name(s). - nope..
    8. Why do you want to join Avicia? - I just started Wynncraft, and I kind of want a guild to interact socially with and make friends, learn the game! haha
    9. What could you contribute to Avicia? - In whatever way I could possibly offer!
    10. How did you find our guild? - Through forums
    11. Is there anything else you would like us to know? (Optional) - im kind of new to the game, so please go easy on me T_T
     
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  14. thepicferret

    thepicferret Chief of Avicia, Send help wynncraft addicted HERO

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    Doesn't have to do anything with the application (not high ranked enough to handle these) but one question,
    Do you play
    הורדה (2).jpeg
    ?
     
  15. Taki

    Taki Travelled Adventurer

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    I have never seen that game before loool
     
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  16. PikaPrince

    PikaPrince Famous Adventurer HERO

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    this man fina be hung2.0
     
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  17. BurnFlash

    BurnFlash Well-Known Adventurer CHAMPION

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    hey, you guys got discord or ts? :o
     
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  18. thepicferret

    thepicferret Chief of Avicia, Send help wynncraft addicted HERO

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    Discord, ThEpicFerret#0994 i can invite you
     
  19. Nerfet

    Nerfet Cute little blue cat CHAMPION

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  20. Nerfet

    Nerfet Cute little blue cat CHAMPION

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    bump! bump! bump!
     
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