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    Tables – Symbols from the middle ages

    Symbol NameMeaningExample
    Fleur-de-lisA stylized lily that is used as a decorative design or symbol🌺
    CrucifixA representation of Jesus on the cross, a prominent symbol of Christianity
    Pentacle/PentagramThe 5 points represent the 5 elements: Fire, Air, Water, Earth, and Spirit
    TrefoilRepresents the trinity in Christianity☘️
    QuatrefoilSymbolized a cross and the four evangelists: Mathew, Mark, Luke, and John
    Coat of ArmsUsed to represent an individual or family, and later, institutionsVaries per individual or institution
    GriffinA mythical beast, part lion and part eagle; represented courage and boldnessArtistic depiction in armorial bearings
    The UnicornSymbol of purity, elegance, and charmArtistic depiction in tapestries
    The EagleIt is symbolic of Power, Strength, and Long lifeDepicted in heraldry, flags, seals etc.
    The LionRepresents Courage, Nobility, Royalty, Strength, Stateliness and ValorDepicted in heraldry and Coat of Arms