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Gospel symbols: Matthew = man Mark = lion Luke = bull John = eagle

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Armenian Symbols,Armenian Details,Armenian Patterns,Pomegranate,Silver,Wheel of eternity

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Images of alchemical apparatus

From a set of playing cards, ca. 1470–1485, South Netherlandish -- The Cloisters set of fifty-two cards constitutes the only known complete deck of illuminated ordinary playing cards from the 15th century. There are four suits, each consisting of a king, a queen, a knave, and ten pip cards. The suit symbols, based on equipment associated with the hunt, are hunting horns, dog collars, hound tethers, and game nooses. The figures appear to be based on Franco-Flemish models.

The Griffin. The griffin, griffon, or gryphon is a legendary creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle's talons as its front feet.

"I believe in the language of symbols, because they carry the power to transcend barriers, allowing us to travel beyond the barriers of culture, intellectual dogma, and ultimately personal identity." ... Juan Rosenfeldt

Rembrandt sketch - Lion

Secret Symbols of the Rosicrucians

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the Seal of Solomon

demonology. Would be really cool to make some of this lore a part of the story.

From Ars Goetia, the seals of the 72 Goetic demons.

The sephera of the tree was a symbol of transcendence, associated with the god Mercury (the guide of spirits), who is depicted with wings. This image is a perfect symbol for the exile and return story of the Kabbalah, symbolizing both the upward striving and the balancing of opposites; the middle pillar of the tree represents equilibrium and harmony

Botanical - Leaf - shapes

John Dee’s “Angelorum Bonorum” of Enochian angel names.

symbols of alchemy | Diagram illustrating the alchemical cosmogony; the symbol for salt of ...

Symbolism

Drawing Angel Wings