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



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    The emblem of the Theosophical Society, a Western mystical order founded in 1875 by mystic Helena Petrovna Blavatsky. The Society’s logo is composed of an Ankh, a hexagram, an ouroboros, a swastika, and the Omkar symbol. Blavatksy’s intent was to create a symbol embodying universal spiritual symbols, emphasizing the common esoteric doctrines in every faith.

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    The Seven Archangels - Angelic Sigil Pendant. - Actually these are their names written in angelic writing.

    Notable printers' marks. Historically, a printer’s mark is a symbol identifying a particular printer, such a mark was often an element of a larger pictoral image called a device.

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    St. Zachariah and St. Elizabeth with their son, St. John the Baptist.

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    The symbols of the four Evangelists flank the cross, from a fifteenth-century Dutch book of hours (Walters Art Museum Ms. W.165, fol. 113v). (Walters Museum)

    "Magus of the Eternal Gods" ~ The Hermetic Tarot ~ the Hierophant ~ Trump V

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    The Lindisfarne Gospels is an illuminated Latin manuscript of the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, produced in Lindisfarne Northumbria in the late 7th century or early 8th century

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    The Book of Kells, c. 800 AD. This page contains the symbols of the Four Evangelists: a man (Matthew), a lion (Mark), an eagle (John) and an ox (Luke). The four cardinal points of the Zodiac.

    Amulet, 11th century; Fatimid, Egypt Ink on paper H. 9 in. (23 cm), W. 3 1/4 in. (8.4 cm) Centuries before block printing was introduced in Europe, the technique was used in the Islamic world to produce miniature texts consisting of prayers, incantations, and Qur’anic verses that were kept in amulet boxes. The text on this amulet is in the angular kufic script. The six-pointed star, a familiar symbol in Islamic art, is usually called "Solomon's seal."

    winged: Matthew, lion: Mark, ox: Luke, eagle: John. center lamb of God: Christ. 9th century

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    Symbol of St John the Baptist (Panel) | V Search the Collections From Italy,ca 800,ivory with paint.

    The Symbol of St. John from the Book of Kells