Asked in Christianity, Religion & Spirituality, Travel & Places, Literary Devices and Figures of Speech
What does purple represent in religion?
Purple represents the colour of death and mourning. During Lent, a Church is usually decorated with purple cloths, and the priest usually wears purple vestments, to show that Lent is a period of mourning for the death of Christ on the Cross. Then, after Lent, the colours change to red and white to celebrate the glorious Resurrection. ...
Asked in The Bible, Christianity, Colors, Jesus Christ
What does the color violet represent to Christianity?
Violet, or purple, represents the crown of life that will be rewarded to the Christians that are faithful unto death. ...
Asked in Horror, Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
What does color represent in 'Masque of the Red Death'?
The colors in "The Masque of the Red Death" represent the seven stages of life. Blue, Purple, Green, Orange, White, Violet, and Black. These are the colors in order for which the stages of life go in. ...
What was the significance of the black death to Europe?
Europe have difficulties in trade in this way, so have no significance for Europe. ...
Asked in Poetic Forms
What do you mean be 'Death's purple altar' in the poem 'Death the leveller'?
the altar of the death is purple in colour (the altar is stained with blood) also purple is used to describe clotted blood. ...
Asked in Judaism, Death and Dying
Is there a significance to 3 days after a Jewish persons death?
There is no specific significance to the 3 days mark after a Jews death. After 7 days the mourners rise, so that has significance, and after a month everyone other than the children stop mourning, so that has significance too. ...