Guardians of the Sundoor: Late Iconographic Essays

Overview

Coomaraswamy's final un-published essays, including: The Iconography of Sagittarius, Philo's Doctrine of the Cherubim, Concerning Sphinxes, and The Concept of Ether in Greek and Indian Cosmology, are complemented by the author's own illustrations from his personal archives.

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Overview

Coomaraswamy's final un-published essays, including: The Iconography of Sagittarius, Philo's Doctrine of the Cherubim, Concerning Sphinxes, and The Concept of Ether in Greek and Indian Cosmology, are complemented by the author's own illustrations from his personal archives.

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"There are many who consider Coomaraswamy as one of the great seminal minds of this century..."  —Kathleen Raine, the London Times
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781887752596
  • Publisher: Fons Vitae of Kentucky, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Series: Quinta Essentia series
  • Pages: 175
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Ananda K. Coomaraswamy was a great scholar of art history and iconography. He knew thirty-six languages, and through his vast knowledge of differing systems of thought, he was able to attain great insight into metaphysics and symbolism.

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