Ancient symbols – origin and meaning. Part 2

Ouroboros
Ouroboros

Origin: About 14th century BC.

Meaning: Symbol of infinity, eternal circle and unity of opposites. At each end there is a new beginning in an eternal cyclical repetition.

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Ichthys
Ichthys

Origin: 1st century CE.

Meaning: Symbol of Christianity, mystic reincarnation, fertility and abundance.

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Triquetra
Triquetra

Origin: About 2nd century CE.

Meaning: Trinity.

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swastika
Swastika

Origin: About 3000 BC.

Meaning: Bearing happiness and preaching good.

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crescent
Crescent

Origin: About 2300 BC.

Meaning: A symbol of virginity.

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caduceus
Caduceus

Origin: About 4000 BC.

Meaning: Symbol of Hermes, embodies the primary vital force.

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