The Enchanted Land of the Phoenix

Legend of the Phoenix

The Phoenix bird symbolizes immortality, resurrection, and life after death.
In ancient Greek and Egyptian mythology, it is associated with the sun god.
According to the Greeks,the bird lives in Arabia, near a cool well.
Every morning at dawn, the sun god would stop his chariot to listen to the bird sing a
beautiful song while it bathed in the well. Only one phoenix exists at one time.
When the bird felt its death was near, every 500 to 1,461 years, it would build a nest of
aromatic wood and set it on fire. The bird then was consumed by the flames.
A new phoenix sprang forth from the pyre. It embalmed the ashes of its predecessor in an
egg of myrrh and flew with it to Heliopolis, "City of the Sun," where the egg was deposited
on the altar of the sun god.

Click to Enter The Enchanted Land of the Phoenix
A Line of Fire

P. A. 2 Web Designs

100% Wind Powered Web Site


Valid HTML 4.01!  Valid XHTML 1.0!

PA2 Web Designs
2001 - 2010