The Definition and Meaning of the Flowers as Christian Symbols as a 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 Flowers as Christian Symbols? The Flowers as Christian Symbols represents the following:
Anemone Flowers - The Anemone symbolizes the Trinity, sorrow and death
Carnation Flowers - A red carnation symbolizes love
Columbine Flowers - The Columbine symbolizes the Holy Spirit
Daisy - The daisy symbolizes the innocence of the Christ Child.
Dandelion Weeds / Flowers - The dandelion symbolizes Christ's Passion.
Hyacinth - The Hyacinth Symbolizes prudence and peace of mind.
Iris Flowers - The iris Symbolizes the Virgin Mary
Lily - The lily symbolizes purity and the Virgin Mary
Myrtle - The myrtle symbolizes those converted to Christ
Pansy - The Pansy symbolizes remembrance and meditation.
Poppy - A poppy symbolizes sleep or indifference, often used in depictions of the Passion of Christ
Rose - The Red rose symbolizes martyrdom, a white rose symbolizes purity and a wreath of roses symbolizes heavenly joy.
Violet Flowers - The violet is a symbol of humility
The definition and the meaning of Symbols or Icon in early religious art forms. A Catholic sign or icon, such as the Flowers as Christian Symbols, are objects, characters, figures, or colors used to represent abstract ideas or concepts - a picture that represents an idea. Religious icons, such as the Flowers as Christian Symbols, are images 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. Many were 'borrowed' or drawn from early pre-Christian traditions.