Symbols are often the description of a whole principle in a religion, mythos, legend or story.
It is interesting to isolate symbols from the mythology and to put them into comparison – it can show us the similarities of different regions and help us understand that one symbol can also mean a whole lot of things.
Symbols are mostly connected with a deity or a belief of divine nature.
The Symbolism of the Eye The reflection of the eye is a reflection in the macrocosm, but also in the moral life: "Knowledge manifests itself as clearly as light, like the white of the eyes, and his insight sparkles in him like their radiant power, while in his essence...
The mist is a common symbol of the unknown and the mediator between reality and non-reality (illusion, dreams, apparitions, visions, divination). According to the Celts, northwest geographically, the mist was the “curtain” between reality and the mists of the islands.
According to research by Hans Biedermann, the bee stands out as a particularly deified insect – a symbol of diligence, royalty, nobility, noble values. There is information from ancient times how people collected honey from wild bees, and a little later they understood how to tame them and produce honey for consumption. Honey was used for the preparation of medicines, fermentation, and their wax was used for making candles. In ancient Egypt, where beekeeping has been documented since about 2600 BC, evidence shows that honey was also used in the mummification process.
Turtle - Symbol and Meaning According to Biedermann's research, there is an interpretation of the tortoise in psychology as a symbol of meek strength and a possibility of refuge from any external threat. "It protects something from the ancient silence of life, which...
Eagle Symbolism The "King of Birds" is known as a symbol of the storming power and defensive fighting ability, which is why it is first seen as a heraldic symbol on many coats of arms and state emblems, where based on symmetrical stylization it is often depicted with...
Water Symbol - General Overview Water has often been associated in various cultures as a link to the afterlife, underground water as "prehistoric chaos", falling water as a "blessed vitality", whirlpools as difficulties in life, and the murmur of a quiet river - a...
Earth Symbol Meaning The element Earth in the classical tradition is a symbol one of the Four Elements that make up, build, sustain life. At the same time, it is an allegory and a means of expression for a deeper meaning than physical existence ("native land", "lying...
Bat is a symbol in Christianian times is more of a ghostly figure and witchcraft, in the Americas (Mayans) the bat is a symbol of the god Camazotz, in Voodoo the bat is used in rituals and symbol of the night. According to the Chinese, the bat is symbolic with happiness and good fortune, and for Homer’s “Odyssey” it is described as “the souls of the dead”.
Palm Tree Symbolism - Common Features Palm Tree (1717) by Ottoman illustrator Mohammed ibn Mohammed Shakir Ruzmah In the arid regions of the Southern Mediterranean, the palm tree was depicted as an important symbol. Due to the dry region and climate, we can guess why...
Lilly Meaning - General Features Highly valued in Egypt, Minoan Crete and Mycenae as a decorative element, the lily as a symbolism later crystallized through various perceptions. One of them is from the myth of Hera, in which lilies dripped from her milk on the ground...
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