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Symbolism / Heraldry EN401. Logos and Symbols What is a symbol? What do the following symbols represent?

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  • Symbolism / HeraldryEN401

  • Logos and SymbolsWhat is a symbol?

    What do the following symbols represent?

  • If you were to pick oneimage to represent you best,what would it be?

  • HeraldryHeraldry is the act of emblazoning (decorating) or assigning a coat of arms

    A coat of arms is a design placed on tunics, armor, flags, etc.Used to identify a family, army, social group when no one could read

  • Could you tell the difference?

  • First used in the Middle Ages to identify enemies on the battlefield

    Later developed into images on shields, color of mane in helmets, horse decoration, etc.

  • The colors of HeraldryYellow or Gold- GenerosityWhite or Silver- Peace and SinceritySable or Black- Constancy (faithful), GriefBlue- Loyalty and truthGreen- Hope, Joy and loyalty in lovePurple- Royal Majesty, Sovereignty and JusticeTawney- Worthy Ambition

  • Earth & CountryFame & GloryRepresentsSea or WaterProtectionRule and AuthorityMilitary StrengthMilitary strength & BraveryProtectionEvery LINE matters

  • Animals MatterAnimalsBear - Protectiveness

    Bee IndustriousnessCamel PerseveranceDog LoyaltyEagle - Leadership & DecisivenessDragon - Defender of Treasure

    Falcon or Hawk - Eagerness Fox ClevernessGriffin (part eagle, part lion) BraveryHorse - Readiness to ServeLion CouragePelican - Generosity & DevotionSnake AmbitionStag, Elk or Deer - Peace & HarmonyTiger - Fierceness & ValorUnicorn - Extreme courageWolf - Constant Vigilance

  • Your Coat of ArmsDesign a coat of arms that represents another character of your creation.

    Choose at least four images and four colors one color and one image per quarter

  • Your Coat of ArmsWrite a name in the banner on the bottom

    Attach a one page explanation of how your shield represents you.

    Present on _____________.