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Symbols and Meanings

Symbols and meanings section of Mythologian.Net was created to serve as a symbolism dictionary describing the historical transformation and different uses of various symbols since the early ages. Dedicated to symbols in different cultures throughout the world, this part of our site will feature detailed articles about ancient Egyptian symbols, Norse, Celtic, pagan and wiccan symbols along with many others used in far corners of the earth. From significant symbols like the ankh, the symbol of life, ouroboros the infinity symbol (“snake eating its tail”) and the lotus flower to less common ones like Aegishjalmur, the helm of awe and terror, all symbols and their meanings are examined and explained here in detail.

Hammer and Sickle, Soviet Union’s / USSR’s Symbol and Its Meaning

2018-01-12T18:32:26+00:00 Categories: Symbols and Meanings|Tags: , , , , , , |

The hammer and sickle reminds most people instantly of Communism, of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), and probably also the color red. It has long been a symbol of the power of the common people working with their [...]

Vegvisir, The Symbol of Guidance and Protection & Its Meaning – The Viking Compass/Runic Compass

2018-01-12T04:25:12+00:00 Categories: Symbols and Meanings|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Vegvisir, also known as the runic compass or the Viking compass made of eight Viking rune staves, is a symbol of protection and guidance believed to be used as a compass by Vikings. The word vegvisir means ‘wayfinder’ and [...]