Some articles on iconic symbols, symbols, symbol:
... The first asteroids to be discovered were assigned iconic symbols like the ones traditionally used to designate the planets ... By 1855 there were two dozen asteroid symbols, which often occurred in multiple variants ... Asteroid Symbol Year Ceres ⚳ Ceres' scythe, reversed to double as the letter C 2 ... Pallas ⚴ Athena's (Pallas') spear 3 ... Juno ⚵ A star ...
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“Eloquence must be grounded on the plainest narrative. Afterwards, it may warm itself until it exhales symbols of every kind and color, speaks only through the most poetic forms; but first and last, it must still be at bottom a biblical statement of fact.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)