Cupressus sempervirens, the Mediterranean cypress is a species of cypress
native to the eastern Mediterranean region, in northeast Libya, southern Albania,
southern coastal Croatia (Dalmatia), south...
In Greek mythology, twelve gods and goddesses ruled the universe from atop
Greece's Mount Olympus. ... Her symbols include the cypress tree and the deer.
Gloomy and forbidding but wonderfully stately, the cypress tree bears with ... The
association of the cypress with mourning can be traced to early Greek myths ...
despite Apollo's protests, wept until his body dried up - causing the great god to ...
Greek Gods: Zeus- God of the sky, ruler of Mount Olympus and King of the Gods.
... Symbols include the Moon, hound, she-bear, cypress tree.
The goddess' main attributes in classical art were the bow and quiver of arrows.
Her sacred tree was the cypress and her animals were the deer, bear and ...
Tree Symbolism and Meanings with photos of the trees, symbols and ... God/
Goddess ... Cypress tree meaning includes understanding the role of sacrifice.
Mar 13, 2010 ... The cypress tree has been associated with death and mourning for over two ... It
was a symbol of eternal death; because once the cypress tree was cut it ... tree
became the tree of death is told in Greek and Roman mythology.
Illustrated Guide to the plants and flowers of Greek mythology. ... When he killed
himself following the death of his beloved pet stag the god transformed him into
the cypress tree. (Source: Ovid) ... The fir-cone was a symbol of the god's phallus.
For this reason is has been used as a symbol of the Virgin Mary. ... For this
reason, cypress trees are often planted in cemeteries. ... Fir trees are sometimes
used to represent God's elect because they stretch toward heaven. ... From the
Greek myth of Narcissus, the beautiful youth who fell in love with his reflection in
a pool ...
Hades was the Greek God of the Underworld, the ruler of the dead. Hades and ...
The Attributes and Symbols of Hades ... Cerberus was one of the mythological
creatures associated with the God of the Dead, along with the cypress tree.