Arthos

Arthos Flag
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Shades of green: decay, rot, also moss & lichen which often grows in graveyards.
Circle: the cycle of life, death & rebirth, as well as the religious aspect. The light green circle in the centre represents rebirth specifically.
Black & red: death; the red is also representative of the deity Arkay, to whom I dedicate this gender to.
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Arthos is an mythologender defined as "a gender associated with the cycle of death and decay. It brings to mind graveyards, old rotting things, the inevitability of death but also the knowledge that decay fuels rebirth. It has a connection to death rituals and funerary rites, and may be influenced by or associated with death-related deities, such as Anubis, Thanatos, Hel, Ankou, Arkay, etc."1

History of the term

Arthos was coined on March 9, 2019 by tumblr user xeno-aligned. The flag was created at the same time.2

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