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====Origin/meaning====
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===Official blazon===
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Azure, an  open  book proper, edged gold, inscribed  with the words 'Disce Doce',  between in fess two sheaves of eight arrows interlaced  saltireways and banded argent, in chief an  open  crown  Or, and  in  base a rose also argent,  barbed  and  seeded proper. Motto:  Rerum cognoscere causas. 
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===Origin/meaning===
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The arms were officially granted on June 28, 1905.
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The open book is a symbol of learning and has the inscription Disce Doce (Learn and Teach). On either side is a sheaf of eight silver arrows, which is derived from the shield of old Sheffield. The gold crown is the Crown of Success and the White Rose of York denotes the University's home county.  
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The motto is the motto of Firth College, Rerum Cognoscere Causas (To Discover the Causes of Things) from Virgil's Georgics II, 490.
  
 
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|align="center"|[[File:sheffield.wun.jpg|center]]  <br/>The arms on a [[Wills's - Arms of Universities|tobacco card]] 1923
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[[Literature]]: Univ. Sheffield website
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UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Sheffield

Arms of University of Sheffield

Official blazon

Azure, an open book proper, edged gold, inscribed with the words 'Disce Doce', between in fess two sheaves of eight arrows interlaced saltireways and banded argent, in chief an open crown Or, and in base a rose also argent, barbed and seeded proper. Motto: Rerum cognoscere causas.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 28, 1905.

The open book is a symbol of learning and has the inscription Disce Doce (Learn and Teach). On either side is a sheaf of eight silver arrows, which is derived from the shield of old Sheffield. The gold crown is the Crown of Success and the White Rose of York denotes the University's home county.

The motto is the motto of Firth College, Rerum Cognoscere Causas (To Discover the Causes of Things) from Virgil's Georgics II, 490.

Sheffield.wun.jpg

The arms on a tobacco card 1923
Sheffield2.jpg

The arms at the university (image by Arthas Xiangbo Meng)


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Literature: Univ. Sheffield website