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A Dictionary of Symbols

Author: J E Cirlot
Publisher: Newburyport Dover Publications 2013
Series: Dover Occult
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Humans, it's said, are symbolizing animals. At every stage of civilization, people have relied on symbolic expression, and advances in science and technology have only increased our dependence on symbols. The language of symbols is considered a science, and this informative volume offers an indispensable tool in the study of symbology. It can be used as a reference or simply browsed for pleasure. Many of its entries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J E Cirlot
ISBN: 9780486425238 0486425231 9780486132662 0486132668
OCLC Number: 903892233
Description: 1 online resource (904 Seiten)
Series Title: Dover Occult

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Humans, it's said, are symbolizing animals. At every stage of civilization, people have relied on symbolic expression, and advances in science and technology have only increased our dependence on symbols. The language of symbols is considered a science, and this informative volume offers an indispensable tool in the study of symbology. It can be used as a reference or simply browsed for pleasure. Many of its entries - those on architecture, mandala, numbers, serpent, water, and zodiac, for example - can be read as independent essays. The vitality of symbology has never been greater: An essenti ...

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