Cultural depictions of ravens - Wikipedia

Many references to ravens exist in world lore and literature. Most depictions allude to the appearance and behaviour of the wide-ranging common raven (Corvus corax).Because of its black plumage, croaking call and diet of carrion, the raven is often associated with loss and ill omen.Yet its symbolism is complex.…

Raven Definition and Meaning - Bible Dictionary

RAVEN. ra'-vn (`orebh; korax; Latin Corvus corax): A large family of the smaller birds of prey belonging to the genus Corvus corax. A bird of such universal distribution that it is known from Iceland to Japan, all over Asia, Europe and Africa, but almost extinct and not of general distribution in our own country.…

symbolism - What does the raven symbolize (besides death ...

Obviously the Raven does represent death. Since we know this, I will not touch on it here. However, there are a few possibilities other than that: The raven in popular culture (described here) can symbolize many things. Ravens have a wide variety of roles in myths and culture; they can symbolize things from death and war to wisdom to creation ...…