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21 April
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MEMENTO MORI COLLECTION Carpe Diem and Vanitas Playing Cards. It is inevitable you like them

Respice post te! Hominem te esse memento! Look around you, remember that you are mortal! Tertullian This quote, which is part of a tradition in Ancient Rome to remember the victorious general his human limitations and warn him about arrogance and vanity, is considered the origin of the Latin expression “Memento Mori” (“remember you have to die“).  Inspired by this idea of death as inevitable and the vanity that fills the hearts of those who ignore it, Noir Arts launches a new deck…