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Who crowned whom with a laurel wreath?
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Does the laurel leaf or flower have any religious meaning?
Laurel has traditionally been a symbol of victory. In ancient Greece and Rome, those who succeeded in athletic or competitive events were crowned with a laurel wreath. Thus, it is alluded to by the apostle Paul when he refers to the victor's crown. The leaves of the laurel do not wilt, so it is sometimes associated with eternity.
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What actors and actresses appeared in The Laurel Wreath of Fame - 1912?
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What is the olympic laurel wreath?
A Laurel Wreath is a wreath which is mainly made using the leaves and branches of the bay laurel evergreen tree. Laurel wreaths were mainly popular in Ancient Greece in the olden days which was believed as a sign of status or victory and were often given as an award to winners of the Olympics or to victorious war commanders in the same way that a person would now receive a medal for his / her success. Even today, the laurel wreath is still used in some schools and is often given to a person for completing his / her master's or honorary degree as a mark of honour. A laurel wreath is also the perfect accessory for completing a Greek costume, whether for a party or for a play and it can be used to accentuate their costumes.
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