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Ampersand En Teken

And-sign (ampersand or &)

The and-sign, ampersand or & originates from the letters “et” meaning “and” in Latin. During the years these letters grew together, making it less and less recognisable as letters. The & sign as we know it nowadays became clearer. The word ampersand originates from the ... Lees meer »
Symbool Dharmawiel

Dharmaweel

The dharmawheel or dharmacakra is a Buddhist symbol, of hinduistic origin. This symbol represents a wheel with 8 spokes. The 8 spokes represent the 8-fold path to enlightenment in Buddhism. The symbol was first used during the era of the buddhist king Asokah. This king or emperor reigned about 250 years ... Lees meer »
Symbol Peace Dove

Dove as a peace symbol

A white dove is a symbol for peace and originates from Christianity. In the old testament is refered to the flood myth, where a white dove is part of the story. During the flood myth Noach sends a white dove form the ark to find land. The dove returns carrying a branche. This was the sign that ther was ... Lees meer »
Symbool Adelaar

Eagle

The symbol for Eagle is often used on for example coat of arms and flags. The image on the top left, is just an example and has no specific use. In other designs, the symbol is used in the US as great seal for official documents and pasports and on German coat of arms. The eagle is known for different ... Lees meer »
Symbool Aarde Alchemie

Earth (Alchemy)

This symbol for Earth is used in the alchemy and probably originates from the middle ages when during the 14th and 15th century the practise of alchemy was banned, mainly by the church. Earth together with water, fire and air are considered classical alchemy elements. The sign can be described as a ... Lees meer »
Euro (€) Teken

Euro (€)

The euro sign is the symbol that stands for the currency euro. The symbols design is based on the letter epsilon from the greek alphabet and has similarities with the first letter of the word europa. The two parallel lines represent the stability of the euro. The sign is designed by Jean-Pierre Malivoir. Lees meer »
Symbool Vuur Alchemie

Fire (Alchemy)

This symbol for fire is used in the alchemy and probably originates from the middle ages when during the 14th and 15th century the practise of alchemy was banned, mainly by the church. Fire together with water, earth and air are considered classical alchemy elements. The sign is a triangle with a peak ... Lees meer »
Symbool Esculaap Geneeskunde

Rod of Esclepius

This symbol for medicine originates from ancient Greece, where it is named is after the Greek god of medicine Asklepios. The symbol can be explaned as a staff with a serpent twisted around it. The serpent symbolizes healing, this is explained in many different ways. The 2 meest told stories about de ... Lees meer »
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