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Flying Phoenix

The fiery phoenix in flight!

Phoenix-rising
A Phoenix is a bird of pure flame originally from Egyptian mythology, but has spread into popular culture.

They are held in high regard for many agricultural tribes. They are very large; up to the size of a housed if they live for a long amount of time. Phoen

☀he bird is associated with the sun and obtains a fresh life by rising from its ashes. It was adopted as a symbol by early Christians and is constantly referred to in modern culture. During the classical years the name of the bird was closely linked with the purple color. According to an explanation offered by archbishop Isidore of Seville the name was derived from its purple-red color. This association continued throughout the medieval period although in a different fashion. Generally it was considered as a royal bird and hence referred to as the purple bird.

Ancient Greeks associated the bird with the Greek god Apollo or the Egyptian sun-god Ra. The Greeks believed that the bird lives in Arabia near a cool well. Every morning it would bathe in the water and sing beautifully to an extent that the sun-god would often stop his chariot to listen. The Greeks held that only one of these creatures could exist at a time. When death approached which was once every 500 or 1461 yearsthe bird would build a nest with aromatic wood before setting it on fire.

When it was completely consumed by the flames a new bird would spring forth from the ashes. It would embalm the ashes of its predecessors in an egg full of myrrh, fly with it to the city of the sun also known as Heliopolis and there deposit the egg on the altar of the sun god.ixes are a symbol of "Rebirth" or "Starting Anew". This is likely because every 500

☀In Greek mythology, a phoenix or phenix (Greek: φοῖνιξ phoinix; Latin: phoenix, phœnix, fenix) is a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn. Associated with the Sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor.to 1000 years they are thought to burst into flames and are then reborn from their ashes as a chick. Some can also voluntarily turn into flames, while other can create flames while remaining in bird form. Their tears can heal wounds up to a phoenix (in classical mythology) a unique bird, resembling an eagle but with rich red and gold plumage, that lived for five or six centuries in the Arabian desert (it is also known as the Arabian bird), after this time burning itself on a funeral pyre ignited by the sun and fanned by its own wings, and rising from the ashes with renewed youth to live through another cycle.
A variation of the myth stated that the phoenix burnt itself on the altar of the temple of Helios (the Sun) at Heliopolis (Egypt), and that a worm emerged from the ashes and became the young phoenix.
phoenix company a derogatory term for an insolvent company which is placed into voluntary liquidation by its directors, trading being resumed soon afterwards under a different company name. The usage is recorded from the early 1990s.
Phoenix Park Murders the murder in Phoenix Park, Dublin, with surgical knives, of the newly arrived Irish chief secretary, Lord Frederick Cavendish, and under-secretary T. H. Burke, by Irish Invincibles in 1882.point. Many are known to be noble creatrues who have served heroes and warriors by their side. The idea of of a firebird or Phoenix spans a remercable number of cultures. They are typically depcited as red or orange(as in feathers, below flamew) and capable of reaching huge sizes.

The Phoenix is considered immortal because it's reborn and will continue this cycle for eternity.

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