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Michelangelo - 1513, Rome, Italy: Michelangelo’s flying triangle

Identifier

028890

Type of Spiritual Experience

None

Background

A description of the experience

As quoted in Wonders In The Sky - Unexplained Aerial Objects From Antiquity To Modern Times - and Their Impact on Human Culture, History, and Beliefs - Jacques Vallee and Chris Aubeck

The celebrated sculptor Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) observed a triangular light with three tails of different colors. He painted a picture of it but this has not survived.  According to Benedictine chronicler Benedetto Lushino's book Vulnera Diligentis (second book, chapter XXII) Michelangelo saw a "triangular sign" one calm night. It resembled a star with three tails, one silvery, the second one red, and the third fiery and bifurcated.

Source: Giovanni Papini, La vita di Michelangiolo nella vita delsuo tiempo (Milano: Garzanti, 1949), 198-200.

The source of the experience

Michelangelo

Concepts, symbols and science items

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Science Items

UFO

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