In case you did not read this on the school website, we are reposting it here:
- The Phoenix is a mythological bird from Arabia.
- The Phoenix has red and gold feathers and resembles an eagle.
- Only ONE Phoenix can exist at a time.
- The Phoenix lives for 500 years or more.
- When the Phoenix is old, it builds a nest made of herbs and spices like cinnamon and myrrh.
- The Phoenix is sacred to the Sun.
- The Phoenix climbs into its nest when it is ready to die, and the Sun lights the nest on fire.
- After death, the Phoenix rises from the ashes as a new Phoenix!
- The Phoenix is also known as the firebird.
- The Phoenix is a symbol of immortality, life after death and resurrection.