illuminati vs Virgil

Conspiracy theories based on incorrect translations and interpretations

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ANNUIT COEPTIS, the Motto Above the Eye of Providence on the Great Seal.
NOVUS ORDO SECLORUM, Motto at the Foundation of the Unfinished Pyramid on the Great Seal.

Conspiracy theories are based on incorrect translations from Latin,
it is the Illuminatie versus Virgil

Pierre Du Simitière, the consultant and artist on the first Great Seal committee appointed July 4, 1776, originally suggested the eye. He was no doubt influenced by the Declaration of Independence.

Is there a connection to the Illuminati, or just Latin?
From the number of arrows in the right claw of the eagle to the layers of granite stone in the pyramid, the number 13 is referenced repeatedly on the reverse side of the bill. It’s been explained to be a reference to the original 13 colonies, but as some conspiracy theorists would have you believe, it’s a direct reference to the 13 Illuminati bloodlines.
Reference to the illuminati can also be found in the depiction of the “Eye Of Providence,” also referred to as the “all-seeing eye” displayed atop the pyramid. The eye first appeared as part of the standard iconography of the Freemasons with the publication of Thomas Smith Webb’s Freemason Monitor in 1797. However, as the name would suggest, the “Eye Of Providence” is meant to represent God’s watch over humanity as it appears on the Great Seal of the United States.
Also on the reverse side of the dollar bill, there are two mottos scribed in Latin that have been directly linked to the works of the Roman poet Virgil. The first phrase is located just above the eye and reads Annuit Coeptis. Derived from the Latin annuo, meaning “to nod” or “to approve” and coeptum, “undertakings,” the phrase literally translates as “He approves of the undertakings.”
The phrase Novus ordo seclorum, located just below the pyramid, literally translates as “New world order” or “New order for the ages.” This phrase in particular has supposed links to both the Illuminati and Freemasons (and all the conspiracy theories), but the words also played a crucial part in Virgil’s Aeneid, which the Founding Fathers undoubtedly had read and would have likely found inspirational in their quest to establish a nation of laws and peace.

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