[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Cut-Out Symbolic Shogi Pieces. Make your own Shogi set.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Fergus Duniho wrote on 2003-08-20 UTCAs I mentioned on this page, I borrowed the symbols for the Gold and Silver Generals from alchemy, which used the sun symbol for gold and the moon symbol for silver. Well, I learned today, or yesterday as I now write, that this association wasn't limited to the Old World. While reading Ignatius Donnelly's <I>Atlantis: The Antediluvian World</I>, I came across this curious bit of information: 'The Peruvians called gold the tears of the sun: it was sacred to the sun, as silver was to the moon'(113).