PICTURES OF THE DAY
The roofline of The Cloister, guarded by terra cotta lions wearing crowns and clutching copper tridents topped by fleur-de-lis. Lions symbolized courage and valor in heraldry, while the fleur-de-lis symbol ‒ a stylized, three-petaled lily ‒ has been around since the Mesopotamian era. In heraldic times, it stood for purity.
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