Ancient greece. Then accepted in many countries in europe.
(If you look at the many owl faces living in europe, some look like smiling, some look like as with large glasses, next the owl with glasses symbol was usually connected with public library)
Asked in Movies
What are the release dates for The Wise Old Owl - 1927?
The Wise Old Owl - 1927 was released on: USA: 13 February 1927
Asked in Owls
What does as wise as an owl mean?
From ancient times, people have considered the owl a symbol of wisdom. This is probably because the owl has a serious look/face, perhaps leading people to think they're wise. Wise as an owl can mean wise as the symbol of wisdom. It can also be a reference to the behavior of the owl in the nursery rhyme: A wise old owl lived in an oak The more he saw the less he spoke The less he spoke the more he heard. Why can't we...
Asked in Nursery Rhymes
Where did the wise old owl live nursery rhyme?
The wise old owl in the famous nursery rhyme 'A Wise Old Owl' lives in an oak tree. Though its origins are vague, it is commonly accepted that the nursery rhyme played on the common symbolic value of the owl as wisdom. Originally, it was told to teach children the virtue of being quiet, or seen and not heard. ...
Asked in Name Origins, Definitions
What does the name Shannon mean?
Shannon has the Scottish connotation "wise", whereas the Irish is a bit more specific as "wise one" or "little wise owl". The Gaelic origin sean refers to "old" or "ancient", including Seanan , the "old river". In Hebrew, the name has the meaning "God is gracious". (Alternate spellings Shanon, Shannan, and Shannen) ...
Asked in Winnie the Pooh
What is the name of the cartoon owl in Winnie the Pooh?
The name of the cartoon owl in Winnie the Pooh is Owl. He is based off of the "wise old owl" stereotype of animals, and is represented in both the books and the Disney version of Winnie the Pooh. ...
Asked in Idioms, Cliches, and Slang, Animal Life
What animal is wise?
Well, a owl is considered wise, like the wise old owl, but owls are not that wise. All animals are wise in there own way. Monkeys are very very smart animals. But actually humans are one of the great apes, we are animals, so the wisest animal is probably human. Monkeys come after humans I think. E ...
Asked in Athena (Minerva)
What kind of owl did Athena goddess of widom have?
Well, i guess the wise owl
What is animal named at the end of the saying 'as wise as'?
It's as wise as an owl.
Asked in Genealogy, Name Origins
What is the origin of the name 'Shanna'?
The name Shanna is a variation of the name Shannon and means "little wise Owl" The name can be used for both girls and boys and the origin is Celtic/Gaelic. If this is your name be proud of it for it has a long history. ...
Asked in Music Genres
Who recorded the song titled The Wise Old Owl This was by a big band type of group and was released sometime in the 1940's?
The Wise Old Owl with Dee Keating doing the vocals was recorded by Al Donahue and His Orchestra. The track is available on a recent CD, "The Solid Swing of Al Donahue and His Orchestra" ...
Asked in Greece
What does wise as an owl from greek mythology mean?
the goddess of wisdom (among other things) is athena, and her patron animal was the owl, so being wise as an owl would be high praise besides that, owls are symbols of wisdom ...