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The complete dictionary of symbols

Author: Jack Tresidder
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books ; Vancouver, B.C. : Distributed in Canada by Raincoast Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the origins, history, and meaning of a variety of signs and symbols that appear in art, literature, mythology, and religion, covering more than two thousand symbols, figures, and themes and drawing from classical myth, biblical text, and other traditional and cultural items.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Reference works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Tresidder
ISBN: 0811847675 9780811847674
OCLC Number: 57457242
Notes: Originally published: London : Duncan Baird, 2004.
Description: 544 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The A-Z dictionary --
Feature panels : Adam and Eve ; Afterlife ; Ages of man, The ; Ancestors ; Angels ; Animals ; Architecture ; Argonauts, The voyage of the ; Beasts of fable ; Birds ; Buddha, The ; Cardinal points, The ; Chastity ; Colours ; Cosmology ; Creation ; Cross ; Culture hero ; Dance ; Death ; Dragon ; Elements, The ; Fish ; Flood myths ; Flowers ; Greek and Roman deities ; Hares and rabbits ; Herakles, The labours of ; Humanity, The origin of ; Impresa ; Izanagi and Izanami ; Jaguar ; Jewels ; Landscape ; Liberty ; Light ; Lion ; Longevity ; Muses, The ; Music, musical instruments ; Nude ; Numbers ; Olympians, The ; Pelops, The curse of the house of ; Planets, The ; Religious orders ; Rome, The kings of ; Seasons, The ; Seven deadly sins, The ; Snake ; Sun, moon and stars in myth ; Titan ; Trickster ; Trojan War, The heroes of the ; Underworlds ; Vanity ; Vices ; Virtues ; Vishnu, The avatars of ; Wisdom ; Zeus, The consorts of.
Responsibility: Jack Tresidder, general editor.
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Describes the origins, history, and meaning of a variety of signs and symbols that appear in art, literature, mythology, and religion, covering more than two thousand symbols, figures, and themes and drawing from classical myth, biblical text, and other traditional and cultural items.

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