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The '''phoenix''' is a [[bird]] from Greek mythology, which was consumed in flames, but rose from its own ashes.
An [[eagle]] rising from flames. Usually brilliantly coloured. The phoenix is often used as a [[charge]] on people's [[device]]s.
 
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In [[heraldry]] the phoenix is [[emblazon]]ed as [[displayed]] and with flames by default. Modern heralds emblazon the phoenix as a demi-[[eagle]].
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==See Also==
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*[[phoenix (Maplet)|Entry in Maplet's ''A Greene Forest'']]
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[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Revision as of 22:59, 3 January 2005

The phoenix is a bird from Greek mythology, which was consumed in flames, but rose from its own ashes.

In heraldry the phoenix is emblazoned as displayed and with flames by default. Modern heralds emblazon the phoenix as a demi-eagle.

See Also