Silver tetradrachm coins of ancient Greece depicted the owl of Athena with an inscription "ΑΘΕ", an abbreviation of ΑΘΗΝΑΙΟΝ, which may be translated as "of the Athenians". Also in the coin designs were an olive branch, another symbol of Athena. The laurel crown is another Greek symbol. In ancient Greece laurel wreath were awarded to victors, both in athletic competitions and in poetic meets. It is a modern symbol of Hellenic neopaganism and Hellenic reconstructionism.
Tags: greek gods, greece, athenian, religion, symbol
Here is an illustration of a fiercely colorful knight. He is so angry yet so brightly colored. A rather odd juxtaposition but one that is fun to look at. Chess has often been called a kings game. When creating a chess set, the knight is the signature piece. Generally you can tell the quality of the craftsman by how much detail went into the sets knight.
Tags: royal, spectrum, rainbow, bright, color