X
OOPS!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
VIEW CART
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
OOPS!
MANAGE WISHLISTS
CONTINUE SHOPPING
X
ADDED!
CANCEL
(0)
Updated 3/26/2020: Llewellyn is committed to keeping our staff and customers healthy and safe, as well as being good corporate citizens, during this time. Click to read how we are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online Reference For Body, Mind & Spirit

Term: Axe

DEFINITION:
A symbol of power and light. In ancient Greece it was the symbol of thunder and Fire due to its tendency to produce sparks as it crashed loudly against armor in battle…[I]t became a symbol of blood sacrifice and later a symbol of royal blood. A double-headed axe was originally a symbol of matriarchal power, and of duality. In ancient Minoan Crete the double-bladed axe was a lunar symbol representing the waning and waxing crescent. In ancient times the double-headed axe was called a labrys.
SOURCE:  Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft, by Raven Grimassi
SHARE:    /   PRINT
IN OUR BLOGS
Relieve Stress with a Walking Meditation
by Anna
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Jilly Shipway, author of Yoga Through the Year and the forthcoming Yoga by the Stars (December 2020, and available for pre-order in May!). During the uncertainty of the current COVID-19 crisis,...
What's New
$15.95 US
  /  
$19.95 US
  /  
$59.95 US
  /  
$12.99 US
  /  
$19.99 US
  /  
        
Copyright © 2020 - Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.