Author: Steven Olderr
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786469552
Size: 19.82 MB
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The use of symbolism is an art, not a science. Different people use symbols in a variety of ways and each symbol can have diverse meanings, even within the same culture. Not surprisingly, determining the meaning of symbols can be difficult. This valuable reference defines the general symbolism of over 15,000 terms, from ancient to modern, as well as specialized meanings in mythology, religion, art, literature, folklore, flower language, astrology, heraldry, numerology, and cultures the world over. From "0" to "Zu," each entry catalogs all possible connotations, listed by culture when appropriate, creating the most comprehensive symbolism dictionary available.

A Dictionary Of Symbols

Author: J. E. Cirlot
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486132668
Size: 65.79 MB
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A valuable reference, this informative and entertaining volume presents a key to elucidating the symbolic worlds encountered in both the arts and the history of ideas. 32 black-and-white illustrations.

Dictionary Of Symbols

Author: J. C. Cirlot
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134958897
Size: 64.70 MB
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The unvarying essential meanings of around 1,000 symbols and symbolic themes commonly found in the art, literature and thought of all cultures through the ages are clarified.

Reverse Symbolism Dictionary

Author: Steven Olderr
Publisher: McFarland & Company Incorporated Pub
ISBN: 9780786421251
Size: 58.26 MB
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Provides an alphabetical list of concepts along with the symbols used to represent them.

Interpreting The Symbols And Types

Author: Kevin J. Conner
Publisher: Rich Brott
ISBN: 9780914936510
Size: 32.11 MB
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This book by Kevin Conner undertakes to interpret signs, symbols, and types that he discovers beneath the surface in biblical text.

A Dictionary Of Literary Symbols

Author: Michael Ferber
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 131678097X
Size: 68.20 MB
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This is an expansion of the first dictionary of symbols to be based on literature, rather than on 'universal' psychological archetypes or myths. It explains and illustrates the literary symbols that we frequently encounter (such as swan, rose, moon, gold) and gives thousands of cross-references and quotations. The dictionary concentrates on English literature, but its entries range widely from the Bible and classical authors to the twentieth century, taking in American and European literatures. For this third edition, Michael Ferber has included some twenty completely new entries (such as birch, childbirth, grove, mill and railroad) and has added to many of the existing entries. Its rich references make this book an essential tool not only for literary and classical scholars but also for all students of literature.

The Complete Dictionary Of Symbols

Author: Jack Tresidder
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9780811847674
Size: 73.92 MB
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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. Original. 17,500 first printing.

Dictionary Of Symbols

Author: Carl G. Liungman
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393312362
Size: 19.70 MB
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Describes the functions, meanings, and history of nearly fifteen hundred symbols, including those from religion, science, and alchemy