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Mythology and History are full of symbolisms, creatures and people that capture our imaginations for one reason or another. The images on this page have been repeatedly requested and its sure the list will grow further over time as more clipart requests are made. Some additional background information from mythology or history is included The selection of mystical clip art provided will grow over time. Please bookmark this page and check back for additional images as they become available. To download and save an image: Right-click on your choice, click 'SAVE PICTURE AS...', choose the location for the file and then click OK. Other Clip Art Categories Bullets • Bars & Separators • General Icons • eMail Icons • Backgrounds • Characters • Humorous • Police • Fire • Love & Romance • Saint Patrick’s • Mythology & History • Military - Air Force • Christmas Art Chinese Dragon The Celestial Chinese Dragon is comparable as the symbol of the Chinese race itself. Chinese around the world, proudly proclaim themselves "Lung Tik Chuan Ren" (Descendents of the Dragon). Dragons are referred to as the divine mythical creature that brings with it ultimate abundance, prosperity and good fortune. Crossed Viking Battle Axes Laws of the late Viking period show that all free men were expected to own weapons, and magnates were expected to provide them for their men. The main offensive weapons were the spear, sword and battle-axe. Weapons were carried not just for battle, but also as symbols of their owners' status and wealth. Image: Mythology Clipart - Crossed Swords Image: Mythology Clipart - Stylized Excalibur Sword in a Stone Altar Image: Mythology Clipart - Stylized Phoenix Bird in Night Sky Image: Mythology Clipart - Stylized Battle Clubs Image: Mythology Clipart - Crossed Viking Battle Axes Image: Mythology Clipart - Stylized Samurai Warrior Phoenix Bird The Phoenix Bird exists in numerous cultural mythologies ... Chinese (Fêng-Huang), Japanese (Ho-oo), Egyptian (Benu), and Native American (Firebird). All of these birds are identified with the sun although the typical notion is of a bird that periodically burns to ash then rises from its own ashes in beauty and triumph. Image: Mythology Clipart - Stylized Red Embossed Phoenix Bird Samurai Warrior (Stylized) The samurai (or bushi) were the members of the military class, the Japanese warriors. Samurai were supposed to lead their lives according to the ethic code of bushido ("the way of the warrior"). Strongly Confucian in nature, Bushido stressed concepts such as loyalty to one's master, self discipline and respectful, ethical behavior. After a defeat, some samurai chose to commit ritual suicide (seppuku) by cutting their abdomen rather than being captured or dying a dishonorable death. Crossed Swords Crossed Swords are a classic symbol. Pointing up is generally regarded as a signal of preparing for battle, whereas pointing down signals the desire to have peace. The Sword in The Stone) Excalibur, the sword, embedded in stone is a favorite legend pertaining to King Arthur who was able to remove the sword from the stone because he had the divine right to be King. Excalibur has, over time, become a synonym for honor and quality. Crossed Battle Clubs Image: Mythology Clipart - Single Sword on a Red Templar Cross Image: Mythology Clipart - Three Swords on a Grey Templar Cross Flint Arrowhead or Spearhead (Stylized) Single Sword Templar Cross Triple Sword Templar Cross
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