Saints, Signs and Symbols by W. Ellwood Post
By W. Ellwood Post
I used to be trying to find a e-book of the complete sector of Christian symbols, and this publication covers an excellent portion of it (though now not as exhaustive as I need). There are 31 pages of approximately 4 entries according to web page exhibiting in black and white line drawing the trademarks of saints and likewise a short paragraph picking the saint and value of the elements of the brand. There are just seven pages of symbols for God, Holy Spirit, and Jesus, with many extra symbols and lots more and plenty much less heritage details. 5 pages of crosses with names purely, and 4 pages of 32 crops and their symbolism. All of this is often fairly striking, in spite of the fact that i'm pissed off with the 5 pages of outdated testomony Symbols that experience no explaination. All-in-all, if you would like plenty of saints' trademarks this is often the booklet for you, and in case you have been trying to find what i used to be, this can be a nice start line. there isn't any formal bibliography, yet there's a checklist of assets utilized in the acknowledgments.
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Gregory Nazianzus St. Gregory the Great St. Helena St. Hilary of Poitiers St. Hilda St. Hubert of Liege St. Hugh of Lincoln St. Ignatius of Antioch St. Ignatius of Loyola St. James the Greater, Ap. St. James the Less, Ap. St. Jerome St. Joan of Arc 30 31 31 31 31 32 32 32 32 33 33 33 33 34 34 34 34 35 35 35 35 36 36 36 36 37 37 37 37 38 38 38 38 39 39 39 39 40 40 40 40 41 41 12 13 41 41 93 St. John Baptist St. John Chrysostom—See St. Chrysostom St. John of the Cross St. John the Divine St. John the Evangelist, Ap.
Ref. Job 8:11. 7. CARNATION—A red carnation—pure love. 8. CHERRY—The symbol of good works. 62 I I . COLUMBINE 6. BULRUSH 12. DAISY 7. CARNATION 10. CLOVER 15. GRAPES 16. HOLLY 9. CHRISTMAS ROSE—The Nativity. 10. CLOVER—The Trinity. I I . COLUMBINE—Because the flower resembles a dove, it is a symbol of the Holy Spirit. Also refer to Isaiah 11:2. 12. DAISY—Innocency as used in the early 16th century paintings of the adoration. 13. DANDELION—Appears in early paintings as a symbol of the Passion. 14.
Luke 10:33-35. A silver oil pot, coins represented by two gold bezants, on a green field. Based on dogma, the singular Grace of St. M. is celebrated on Dec. 8th. Gold crown, silver monogram, on a blue field. GRACE —One of the most ancient symbols of the Blessed Saviour is the anchor, which is always shown so that it forms a cross, combined with the first letter of His name in Greek (Xpictoc) to express our Faith and Hope through the Grace of Jesus Christ. Red symbols on a silver field. GETHSEMANE-Refers to the Garden of Gethsemane to which our Lord Jesus Christ, with His disciples, retired after the Last Supper, and was later betrayed.