(Wherein He Who Got Stomped in the Election Casts About for Freer Shores Whereon to Spread His Humble Tent)
(Wherein He Who Looks to be Pretty Well Stuck Here Tries to Join a Manmade Island Nation)
It's the earliest known occurrence (Lagash, Sumeria, 2300 B.C.), in any language, of a written word for freedom. I stole it from a publisher who uses it as an endpaper design. Hope I don't get sued, though I doubt it, 'cos I'm reasonably sure this publisher wasn't around at the Dawn of Written Language in order to stake a proprietary claim on cuneiform characters.