You cannot copy contents of this page.

Consider to upgrade to get all contents.

All Access Pass

Ivy Hedera Roman empire symbol

Choose Your Desired Option(s)

Description of Ivy Hedera

In ancient Rome, ivy (Hedera helix) was steeped in symbolic meaning, associated with many different spheres of Roman life.

Inspired by its ability to wrap and grow around trees and columns, the ivy plant suggested an endless cycle of rebirth and regeneration, spurring the plant’s symbolism of immortality and eternal life. This symbolic importance led to its inclusion in fertility celebrations and those related to the continuity of life.

Like the grapevine, ivy was entangled with the mythology of Dinoysius / Bacchus in ancient Greece and Rome. Ivy garlands, wreaths and leaves became a commonplace means of honouring the God. Ivy wreaths were worn during Bacchic festivals as a sign of joy, while ivy leaves could be used to decorate wine vessels.

Ivy garlands were commonly used to decorate temples, statues, altars and homes during religious holidays and ceremonies, symbolizing prosperity, joy and abundance. It was a versatile and meaningful symbol, associated with eternal life, joy, abundance, love and faithfulness.

In Roman mythology, ivy was also entwined with the concepts of love and loyalty. It is said that ivy grew around the tomb of Cupid and Psyche, symbolizing eternal love and marital fidelity.

Bold – Light – Solid – Duotone
Each variation is included in the file package

0 Sale

Cart (0)

  • Your cart is empty.