Jul 29 2012

Shield

Posted by 3rdadmin in News

The shield of the ESCA refers to a flaming torch and its associated connotations of light and knowledge. The monogram achieved by linking the letters of the name of the school in a harmonious whole that represents unity and strength. The caduceus (Latin caduceum) is a rod with two wings on top and surrounded by two snakes, attribute of Mercury (Emblem of peace, harmony, commerce and medicine. It is the attribute of the divine or mortal characters have powers similar charge. from the V century interlocks that constitute the characteristic shape of the caduceus, two snakes are becoming joined at the tail and whose bodies draw an “S” should be facing heads. This transformation appears to have originated in Phoenician influence and it is likely that the Greeks adopted it as a mere ornament, without delving into the significance that might be tantamount eastern emblem.