Acrylic Fridge Magnet Depicting the Albanian Coat of Arms
Albania is a place of special interest for people curious to peek into ancient civilizations and cultures. Located at the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, you will find an amalgam of Greek, Roman, Ottoman and Illyrian archeological sites as well as natural beaches and mountainous terrain in Albania. Acrylic fridge magnet's depiction of the Albanian Coat of Arms illustrates one of the most famous symbols of Albanian culture. Portraying the two-headed eagle below the helmet of Skanderbeg on a bright red background, this acrylic fridge magnet souvenir is an elegant facsimile of the original coat of arms of Albania.
Coat of Arms of Albania: Some Interesting Facts
The Coat of arms of Albania has a special historical significance because of Skanderbeg's helmet portrayed on it. Skanderbeg's name has the same glorious notions for Albanians, just as Alexander the Great's name for Greeks or that of Suleiman the Magnificent for Ottomans. The depiction of Skanderbeg's helmet on top of the two-headed eagle also contains a monogram on its bottom strip, which actually means "Jesus Nazarene Blesses Thee (Skanderbeg), Prince of Mat, King of Albania, Terror of the Ottomans, King of Epirus".
Historical Significance of the Albanian Coat of Arms
Albania is known for its tumultuous history and the valor of its people. Skanderbeg was more than just a great ruler for Albanians as he is also credited for bringing the Albanians under one flag. Before his time the Albanians were scattered tribesmen without any state of their own. The helmet depicted on the Acrylic fridge magnet's depiction of the Albanian Coat of Arms also symbolically refers to Skanderbeg's ultimate rule over the various denominative tribes of Albanians regardless of various regional distinctions.