Dent Dictionary of Symbols in Christian Art

Dent Dictionary of Symbols in Christian Art

by Jennifer Speake
     
 

This contains over 850 entries arranged alphabetically, with a visual index which shows an object or shape, and then explains its meaning. It covers Eastern and Western Christianity and aims to provide a comprehensive guide to an art form that was once an international language. It aims to provide all the tools necessary for understanding the full wealth of Christian… See more details below

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This contains over 850 entries arranged alphabetically, with a visual index which shows an object or shape, and then explains its meaning. It covers Eastern and Western Christianity and aims to provide a comprehensive guide to an art form that was once an international language. It aims to provide all the tools necessary for understanding the full wealth of Christian art, offering coverage of the Bible, legends, major works of art, saints and biblical characters and also has a bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780460861380
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
04/28/1995
Series:
Christian Faith Series
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.49(h) x 0.87(d)

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