The ceiling was made to symbolize the firmament.
The fifth labour seems to symbolize some great improvement in the drainage of Elis.
In this chapter we have the two beasts 2 which symbolize respectively Rome and the Roman provincial priesthood of the imperial cult.
Bald eagle designs often symbolize patriotism.
Did not the Lamb of God, suspended at each knight's heart, symbolize at once the woollen fabrics to which so much of Flemish wealth and Burgundian power was owing, and the gentle humility of Christ which was ever to characterize the order?