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.

Red Lotus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Red Lotus Flower: Meaning and Symbolism

While the white lotus has always been associated with the more reserved and staid emotions like purity, innocence and devotion, the red lotus has...
White Lotus Flower Meaning As Symbol of Hope Strength Resilience

White Lotus Flower: Meaning and Symbolism

White has always been a symbol of purity and of innocence. Human beings have long associated the color with all things positive. The white...
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Irish Symbols and Their Meanings

We have been going over symbols from many different cultures on Mythologian and now it is time to shine some light on symbolism in...
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Symbols of Strength – The Extensive List

Walking the earth for thousands of years, we human beings certainly survived a lot. We persevered and still do. But how was the story...
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Celtic Symbols and Their Meanings

Ruling over a big part of Europe during the Iron Age and the Medieval Period, the Celtic people surely played a big role in shaping...
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Egyptian Symbols and Their Meanings

Filled with many mysteries and a great deal of spirituality, the mythology and culture of ancient Egyptians are surely an important part of the history...
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Ankh, Egyptian Symbol of Life and Immortality and Its Meaning

Shaped as a cross with a circle/loop for the top part, the ankh is the most commonly used symbol among the ancient Egyptian symbols....
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Lotus Flower Meaning and Symbolism

With its presence dating back to 145.5 million years ago, the lotus flower is one of the most commonly used symbols throughout the history....
The sign and symbol of infinity, the Ouroboros dragon, serpent, snake is depicted in this picture.

Ouroboros, The Infinity Symbol

Etymology of Ouroboros, the Infinity Symbol The term ouroboros is derived from two words in ancient Greek language. The first word is "oura" which means "tail" and...