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Torah (Book)

Torah (Book)

-Find the Torah on Amazon Symbolism in the Torah Myths tell people who they are. The Book of Genesis told the Israelites who they were, where they had come from, and where they were headed as a people.  The books of Exodus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy continued the myth of the Israelite people. The Book of the Leviticus does carry the myth as well but is a book of laws and regulations rather than a book of creation myth. The Book of Genesis told the Israelite people why they were in Egypt and where they were headed as people. The Book of Exodus gave details about the captivity of the Hebrew […]

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Mountain Psalm (Bible)

Mountain Psalm (Bible)

-Find the Bible on Amazon What Does Water Symbolize in the Old Testament Bible? The psalmists used imagery found in the books of Genesis and Exodus to provide hope for their audience. In the books of Genesis and Exodus mountains were symbols that God was sovereign and that God had not forgotten his people. The psalmists used mountains to symbolize the sovereignty of their God. Examples of this include: 1. On the holy mount stands the city he founded; the Lord loves the gates of Zion
 more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Psalm 87:1 2. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, […]

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C Clef Symbol Meaning and History

C Clef Symbol Meaning and History

-Learn How to Read Music! An Explanation of the C Clef The C clef is one of the lesser known clefs used by musician. Seldom seen in modern music this clef actually has several different names indicating how the clef is used. This clef has also been known as the Alto clef, Tenor Clef, Baritone Clef, Mezzo-soprano clef, and Soprano clef. The determination on what name this particular clef takes all depends on where on the staff it is located. Like the Treble (G) and Bass (F) clef this clef indicates the position of a particular note, in this case C, on the staff. This clef, which looks as though […]

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Blood as a Symbol (Bible)

Blood as a Symbol (Bible)

By: Angela Smith -Find More Symbolism in Bible on Amazon What Does Blood Symbolize in the Old Testament Bible? In the ancient world the belief was the gods were angry. Natural disasters were seen as the anger of the gods. Sacrifices were made to the gods to appease them. The Israelites made sacrifices to their God in order to maintain his favor. Blood became symbolic of the atonement of sin and the protection/favor of God. In the Book of Exodus, the final plague was the Angel of Death. The Hebrew people were instructed by Moses and Aaron; “Your lamb shall be without blemish, a year old male…They shall take some […]

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Pieces of Eden in Assassin’s Creed

Pieces of Eden in Assassin’s Creed

Find Assassin’s Creed on Amazon The Symbolic Meaning of the Pieces of Eden The Pieces of Eden as a symbol represent power. In Assassin’s Creed, they symbolize the great power that people could use for good or evil. The First Civilization created The Pieces of Eden, meaning they were all infused with a god-like power that mortals were attracted to. Originally, they were used to control humanity, who were originally used as slaves. The name, Piece of Eden, is a reference to the Garden of Eden, and the story behind the Piece of Eden is very similar to the tale of the Garden of Eden. The couple of the first […]

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Literary Kingdom of Chekhov

Literary Kingdom of Chekhov

Find Anton Chekov on Amazon What is the Kingdom of Chekhov? It is no coincidence that the romantics believed natural elements of the world were connected to a higher truth, and Anton Chekhov is noted by A.P. Chudakov as “the first literary figure to include in the ethical sphere man’s aptitude to nature.”   The romantics believed nature to be a conductor of sacred values.  Within nature man is allowed to explore his mystical attributes that are only present on holy occasions.  The sick especially find comfort in the presence of nature, and many people find spiritual healing. Chekhov never stayed in one place for long, though often alone, he was […]

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Virgo Symbol in Astrology

Virgo Symbol in Astrology

Let the spirit of the goddess shine upon you with a free sample Goddess Within Reading! The Virgo Symbol in Astrology Virgo is one of the twelve star signs and it’s represented by the Virgin.  Virgos are not celibate in practice as a rule, but the way they present themselves is clean and pure.  They keep their personal identity intact and their composure is near saintly.  Virgos are pure by maintaining a good reputation.  Maidens are often depicted where Virgos reside, as they are understood and expected to be virgin-esque.  Virgos also represent fertility.  Because Virgins are classically seen as better mothers, albeit a paradox, Virgos are seen as both […]

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Oz-The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Oz-The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Find The Wizard of Oz Online In writing his novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, it’s no secret that author L. Frank Baum took inspiration from the politics of the real world to give characters like the Wizard meaning. While there are many Wizard interpretations floating around out there, perhaps the most applicable is that which sees the Wizard meanings narrowed down to a more political standpoint. At the time The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was written, the Populist political party was tenaciously engaged in a currency debate that had been raging in the wake of what was known as the Long Depression in the late 1800s. If Dorothy and […]

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Accidental Symbols in Music

Accidental Symbols in Music

-Learn How to Read Music! The Meaning of Accidental Symbols Accidentals are a special symbol within music. These symbols appear within the actual lines and stanzas of the sheet of music to let the musician know when to slightly lower, slight raise, or play the note in its natural state. An accidental appears just before the note in which it affects. As far back as the 1700’s accidentals have appeared on sheets of music to alter the key signature in specific places. When an accidental is placed with in the piece of music it affects the notes within the measure only. This means that all of the same note within […]

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Tuesday’s Gone by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Tuesday’s Gone by Lynyrd Skynyrd

Find “Tuesday’s Gone” on Amazon The Meaning Behind the song “Tuesday’s Gone” The song Tuesday’s Gone is a song of heart ache and heart break. The symbolism in Tuesday’s Gone tells of the loss of the love of a woman, specifically Tuesday. Tuesday’s Gone interpretations lead listeners to understand the writers feelings at the last of his love. Tuesday’s Gone meanings where the listeners is not just about a woman in going away. This song is deeper than just a break up. When this song was originally a written by Ronnie van Zant, Gary Robert Rossington, and Allan Collins it was meant to show a much greater tragedy. This is […]

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