The Mammoth Book of Lost Symbols: A Dictionary of the Hidden Language of Symbolism

The Mammoth Book of Lost Symbols: A Dictionary of the Hidden Language of Symbolism

by Nadia Julien
     
 

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Humanity has always used symbols-material objects used to denote difficult, abstract concepts-to describe thoughts and feelings, or to protect secret truths from common knowledge.

This concise A-Z guide is a fascinating work of reference that brings to light all the symbols and symbolisms of the world, many aspects of which have been lost to time, including

Overview

Humanity has always used symbols-material objects used to denote difficult, abstract concepts-to describe thoughts and feelings, or to protect secret truths from common knowledge.

This concise A-Z guide is a fascinating work of reference that brings to light all the symbols and symbolisms of the world, many aspects of which have been lost to time, including Freemasonry, the Kabbalah, the tarot, astrology, alchemy, Zoroastrianism, and ancient cultures from Egypt to Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780335339
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Publication date:
02/16/2012
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
833,819
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Nadia Julien, after a spell as a teacher with the Alliance Française, practised graphology for a number of years. She subsequently became interested in esotericism and has published widely on graphology, symbolism, astrology, mythology and related subjects. She lives in Belgium.

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