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What Is the Meaning of the Phoenix Symbol?

The image of a magnificent bird that bursts into flames periodically, only to rise from the ashes, has captured human imagination for thousands of years. ...

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Symbolism of the Hummingbird

The hummingbird is one of the most loved wild birds. While it is indigenous to native America and Europe, it has migrated far and wide enough to have a ...

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Vulture – Meaning and Symbolism

Vultures don’t have the best reputation - people associate them with negative things like darkness and death. The way they’re portrayed in books, movies, ...

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Symbolism Of The Cardinal Bird

Have you ever been startled by a red bird fighting its own shadow in your window? That was probably a cardinal protecting its territory from the intruding ...

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Raven – Symbols of Bad Luck?

Ravens are large and beautiful birds with shiny coats and silky feathers.  Since ancient times they have been a part of various cultures, religions, ...

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Birds – Symbolism and Myths Through the Ages

Throughout history, humans have been captivated by birds and have attributed birds with meaningful symbolism. They’re held in high esteem across cultures, ...

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Piasa Bird – Why Is It Significant?

The Piasa bird is an important and iconic image within Native American culture, referring to a mythical dragon-like monster painted on a cliff facing the ...

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Fenghuang – Origins, Meaning and Symbolism

Sometimes called the Chinese Phoenix, the fenghuang is a mythological bird that represents peace and prosperity, as well as Confucian virtues. It’s similar ...

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Aquila Symbol – History and Symbolism

The Aquila is one of the most recognizable Roman symbols. Coming from the Latin word aquila or “eagle”, the Imperial Aquila symbol is the famous perched eagle ...

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What Is the Descending Dove Symbol? – History and Meaning

One of the most enduring symbols in Christianity, a descending dove symbolizes the Holy Spirit, as related in the story of Jesus’ baptism. The use of the ...

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