Trade in Lions
Lions in Culture
Tunisia’s coat of arms was displayed in 1861. It shows a black lion holding a sword, which is a symbol of order. The ship is a symbol of freedom whilst the scales depict justice. The national motto, Order, Justice and Freedom is inscribed in Arabic. The national flag is positioned above the shield.
Lazhar Chraiti a liberation fighter for Tunisia and head of the National Liberation Party, was executed in 1963. He was nicknamed the ‘Lion of Orbat’. (html)
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