A symbol of Our Saviour, “the Lion of the fold of Juda” (Apocalypse 5) and others. Being emblematic of solitude, it is sometimes shown in pictures of hermit saints. Represents strength and fortitude, or the method of martyrdom.

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MLA Citation

  • “lion“. Emblems of the Faith. 18 August 2013. Web. 23 December 2014. <>