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Krasylivka (Kyiv, Ukraine)

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image by Ivan Sache, 17 May 2005

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The Gonfalon

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"Gonfalon is a rectangular panel from two equal horizontal strips - red and green. In the centre is white blossomed clower cross. (<>)"
Dov Gutterman, 8 June 2003

Coat of Arms

image from the site of Ukrainian Heraldry

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The shield per fess by gules and vert. In the shield is argent blossomed clower cross. The emblem adorned by or decorative cartouche and crowned by an or rural crown. According to legends, the village was found by Kyiv monks, there was monastery hospital here, and the significant part of the population was cossacks. Therefore an emblem of village became a cross which means corporal death and revival for eternal paradise life in christian symbolics. The trident of clower is a symbol of the Sacred Trinity and a symbol of threefold life - bodies, souls and spirit. Association of gules and vert colors is an association heaven and terrestrial. (<>)"
Dov Gutterman, 8 June 2003

The Village

From the site of Ukrainian Heraldry:
"The first written mention is in from Polish documents at 1636. The village is located on a coast of steppe river Krasylivka.."
Dov Gutterman, 8 June 2003