The Symbol of the Mermaid – Copenhagen, Denmark

Probably not many of you know that the mermaid is an ancient symbol of fertility and youth.  It’s clear that there are early European drawings of many mermaid type figures along with many stories of fertility, sexuality and alchemy.  The image of the mermaid was known as Melusine which in the early days was portrayed… Continue reading The Symbol of the Mermaid – Copenhagen, Denmark

Truth about the symbols of Unicef and the United Nations

Right outside the port of Copenhagen, Denmark, resides a Unicef building.  This was actually the first symbol I noticed after a long Atlantic ocean crossing earlier this year.  After extensive research on this logo I finally decided to describe it for you all in detail.  The logo of Unicef contains three symbols that are taken… Continue reading Truth about the symbols of Unicef and the United Nations

Skull and Crossbones in Trinitatis Church – Copenhagen, Denmark

There are so many stories about this symbol and such a wide variety of sources that tell us why this symbols is used.  Some sources say that in ancient times it didn’t necessarily have a negative connotation.  It was a reminder that this life was not eternal, but provided hope for what was to come… Continue reading Skull and Crossbones in Trinitatis Church – Copenhagen, Denmark