Asked in Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
Symbolism and Symbolic Meanings
What kind of ring displays a crest or coat of arms?
Asked in Heraldry and Coats of Arms
What do things mean on a coat of arms?
"coats of arms" are usually granted only to a single person ... and NOT to an entire family or to a particular surname. Coats of arms are inheritable property, and they generally descend to male lineal descendents of the original arms grantee. So, you will know if you inherited a "coat of arms" ... because if you did, you'll already have it! The caveat to this paragraph is that "rules" and traditions regarding Coats of Arms vary from country to country. So,...
Asked in Renaissance, Middle Ages
What is the difference between a crest and a logo?
A crest is a historic term meaning the figure, animal or other item worn on top of a knight's helmet during the late medieval period. This also served as a kind of badge which would appear on his standard (if he were of sufficiently high rank), or on the tunics of his servants and men-at-arms. The crest might also be shown on his seal. It was considered to be a part of the coat-of arms, even though it did not appear...
What are the differences between logos and a coat of arms?
A coat of arms is a kind of logo. Coats of arms were developed long ago, when most people couldn't read, as a means of identifying specific people on the battlefield. They use symbols or combinations of symbols within a defined formal structure to accomplish that. Logos are used to identify companies and other organizations through a symbol or combination of symbols. ...
What is the meaning of the word arms in conjunction with hotels ie Windsor Arms Hotel Carlton Arms Hotel?
Apparently, "Arms" used to indicate that an inn, pub, hotel, etc. has a coat of arms on their sign, to indicate that they had some kind of noble patron. I imagine this is not true of all places with that in the name (especially in America), as they may just be trying to sound fancy. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Peru
What kind of tree is on the Peru flag?
Peru Flag Description: three equal, vertical bands of red (hoist side), white, and red with the coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms features a shield bearing a vicuna, cinchona tree (the source of quinine), and a yellow cornucopia spilling out gold coins, all framed by a green wreath......
Asked in Waves Vibrations and Oscillations
What kind of wave is a electromagnetic wave that measures 30 nanometers from crest to crest?
That's in the region of the spectrum called "extreme ultraviolet".