Hermes Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants, The Trickster God In Greek Mythology

Hermes, the Greek God of Speed, Trade and Messengers Symbols, Sacred Animals and Plants

If you are a real fan of mythology, you already know that some of the most interesting and entertaining myths involve the trickster gods. Today, as we continue our article series on Greek gods and their symbols, one of those trickster gods is our guest on Symbols and Meanings, Hermes, the messenger of gods in Greek mythology. Let us get right into it then. Here is everything you need to know about Hermes, his symbols, sacred animals and plants, and Greek … Continue reading the article

Poseidon Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants – The God of Oceans and Earthquakes In Greek Mythology

Poseidon's Trident, the Main One in the Poseidon Symbol List Including Sacred Animals and Plants

In the next part of our series on Greek God symbols, we will be going back to ancient Greece to discuss Poseidon, the god of oceans and earthquakes, horses, floods and droughts in Greek mythology. Here is everything you should know about Poseidon’s symbols, sacred plants and animals, his family tree and myths involving him. Who is Poseidon in Greek Mythology? One of the most volatile and wrathful of the Olympian gods, Poseidon’s rule extended over all bodies of water. After … Continue reading the article

Artemis Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants – The Goddess of Wilderness In Greek Mythology

Artemis the Goddess of the Hunt and Wilderness in Greek Mythology, Her Symbols, Sacred Animals and Plants

Carrying on with our articles series on Greek god symbols, we will be discussing the Greek goddess of wilderness Artemis, her symbols, sacred animals and plants in today’s post. Let us get right into it. Who is Artemis in Greek Mythology? Being one of the most revered ancient Greek goddesses, Artemis was the goddess of the hunt and wilderness  as well as chastity, childbirth, and the moon. Artemis was also considered to be the protector of young girls until they got … Continue reading the article

Hecate’s Wheel, Strophalos Meaning, Symbolism, Origin And Uses

Hecate's Wheel Symbol in the Sigil of the Goddess of Magic and Witchcraft in Greek Mythology

In today’s post we will go back to ancient Greece and examine a very interesting symbol that is familiar to people of pagan faith and/or are involved in witchcraft. Here is everything you should know about the symbol that is called the Hecate’s wheel, its meaning, symbolism, origin and uses. The Origin of the Hecate’s Wheel Symbol Hecate’s wheel, also known as the Strophalos of Hecate, is a symbol featuring a central six-sided star surrounded by a circle, a “triple-sided” labyrinth, … Continue reading the article

Athena Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants – The Goddess of Wisdom And War In Greek Mythology

Athena the Greek Goddess of Civilization War and Wisdom Depicted on Top of a Hill

The Olympian goddess of wisdom and war, Athena is the most beloved patroness of the city of Athens. She is best-known for her connections with peace and handicrafts such as spinning and weaving. Athena has been known as majestic and stern, a talented goddess who was the best at both of her domains. She was feared by Ares and sought after for advice from the other Greek gods and goddesses. Athena has close ties to the city of Athens. Ancient Greeks … Continue reading the article

Gods, Goddesses And Symbols Of Knowledge And Wisdom

Athena Symbols, Symbols of Knowledge, the Goddess of Wisdom and Knowledge with an Owl

Today’s post is about the symbols of knowledge and wisdom around the world. What symbolizes knowledge? Which symbol did the people in ancient times use to represent it? Who are the gods of wisdom? The answer to these questions and many more is here in this detailed article. Let us begin our journey of knowledge with the Norse mythology. Norse Symbols of Knowledge and Wisdom Mimir, The Norse God of Knowledge and Wisdom Mimir is the Norse god of knowledge and … Continue reading the article

The Eye of Ra: Meaning, Symbolism And Origin Myths

Eye of Ra Meaning, Symbolism and Origin, Eye of Ra and Eye of Horus Compared

In today’s post, we will be discussing one of the most prominent ancient Egyptian symbols, the Eye of Ra. Here is everything you need to know about the symbol including various symbolisms and meanings behind it, the myths regarding its origin as well as the differences between the Eye of Ra and the Eye of Horus. Who is Ra, the Egyptian God? Before we dive into the symbol called the Eye of Ra, let’s introduce ourselves with the god himself. To … Continue reading the article

Greek God Zeus Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants

Zeus Symbol, Lightning Bolt Thunder

Today’s post is about Zeus, one of the most important figures in Greek mythology, if not the most important. We will be examining symbols of Zeus including his sacred animals and plants as well as providing information about his characteristics, family tree, wives and children. Who Is Zeus in Greek Mythology? Zeus is the god of the sky, lightning/thunder, weather, fate and kings in Greek mythology. He is also known as the King of the Gods since he is the main … Continue reading the article

Lilith Symbol And Sigil For The Goddess And Demon In Mythology

Lilith Symbol, The Black Dark Moon Lilith Sign in Astrology

Perhaps one of the most interesting characters involved in creation myths, Lilith is a religious figure and a female demon who became a symbol of femininity, courage, strength, rebellion, women’s equality with and independence from men. Lilith is known as the first feminist in the world and there is a good reason for that. According to the Book of Genesis, the first book of the Hebrew Bible, specifically in Genesis 2:22, it is stated that God created Eve from the rib … Continue reading the article

Greek Goddess Hestia Symbols, Sacred Animals And Plants, The Full List

Hestia Holding A Torch Greek Goddess Hestia Symbols, The Full List of Hestia Symbols, Sacred Animals and Plants

Despite not being a flashy character or having amazing war stories or mythical tales of love under her belt, Hestia was one of the most significant gods in Greek mythology. In this post we will provide you with vital information about the Olympian goddess including her family tree while also giving you the full list of Hestia symbols, her sacred animals and plants. Who is Hestia in Greek Mythology? Hestia is the virgin goddess of the hearth, family, home, sacrificial flame, … Continue reading the article

Every Odin Symbol Explained, The Extensive List of Odin Symbols

Ravens As An Odin Symbol and a Runic Circle, the List of Odin Symbols

What are the symbols of Odin? Which symbol represents the god of war, death, wisdom, knowledge, healing, sorcery, magic, poetry and royalty in Norse mythology? For the curious ones on an everlasting journey seeking knowledge, just like the Allfather himself, here is every single Odin symbol explained in detail. Valknut, The Knot of the Slain Warriors Valknut also known as the Knot of the Slain Warriors, Hrungnir’s Heart and Valknotr, is an ancient Viking symbol found on several artworks in the … Continue reading the article

Triple Moon Symbol/Triple Goddess Symbol Meaning And Origins Explained

Triple Goddess Symbol , Female Symbols Around the World

Over the last several years, there has been a growing interest in learning about the Triple Goddess symbol. Whether people come across the emblem while watching television and movies or stumble across it in literature or simply see someone wear this symbol, it sparks curiosity and the desire to learn more about it. This powerful symbol is used today by people practicing certain religions such as  Paganism, Neopaganism and Wicca. It has been around for decades while having deep origins in … Continue reading the article