Dent Dictionary of Symbols in Christian Artby 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 art, offering coverage of the Bible, legends, major works of art, saints and biblical characters and also has a bibliography.
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