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Scales Christian Symbol

  • The Importance of Catholic Symbolism or Icons in Religious Art
  • Religious Information, Meaning and Definition of Scales Symbol
  • Scales Christian and Religious symbolism
  • Symbolism and early religious meaning in art of the Scales Symbol
  • Religious Christian Symbolism - Scales of Justice
  • Scales in Ancient Egyptian religion
  • Facts, Information, Meanings and Definitions about symbols
  • Significance and representations of the Scales Symbolism

Christian Symbolism

The definition and the meaning of Symbols or Icon in early religious art forms. A Catholic sign or icon, such as the Scales Christian Symbol, is an object, character, figure, or color used to represent abstract ideas or concepts - a picture that represents an idea. A religious icon, such as the Scales Christian Symbol, is an image or symbolic representation with sacred significance. The meanings, origins and ancient traditions surrounding Christian symbols date back to early times when the majority of ordinary people were not able to read or write and printing was unknown.

Ancient Egyptian Symbolism
Many symbols were 'borrowed' or drawn from early pre-Christian traditions. The Great Scales of Truth were featured in the religion of the Ancient Egyptians. During their journey to through the Underworld the Ancient Egyptians believed that they would reach the Hall of Two Truths where they would be led to a great set of scales where his or her heart containing the deeds of their lifetime was weighed against the feather of truth. For further information please click Egyptian Underworld.

The Definition and Meaning of the Scales as a Catholic Christian Symbol
Catholic Christian symbolism in art provides a clear graphic illustration which represents people or items of religious significance. What is the definition and the meaning of the Scales? The dish of a balance; hence, the balance itself; an instrument or machine for weighing; as, to turn the scale; chiefly used in the plural when applied to the whole instrument or apparatus for weighing. The Scales Christian Symbol represents symbol of justice which correspond to the use in metaphor of matters being "held in the balance" and may be used to represent the final judgment.

Scales Christian Symbol

  • The Importance of Catholic Symbolism in Religious Art
  • Religious Information, Meaning and Definition of Scales Symbol
  • Religious symbolism
  • Symbolism and early religious meaning of the Scales Symbol
  • Religious Christian Symbolism - Scales of Justice
  • Scales in Ancient Egyptian religion
  • Facts, Information, Meanings and Definitions about symbols
  • Significance and representations of the Scales Symbolism
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