Medieval Number Symbolism: Its Sources, Meaning, and Influence on Thought and Expression by Vincent Foster Hopper, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Medieval Number Symbolism: Its Sources, Meaning, and Influence on Thought and Expression

Medieval Number Symbolism: Its Sources, Meaning, and Influence on Thought and Expression

by Vincent Foster Hopper
     
 
Thoughtful examination of the symbolism attached to numbers during the Middle Ages and the extent to which it was rooted in medieval culture. Detailed study of number symbolism's derivation from elementary roots and astrological sources, the adoption and elaboration of number philosophy by the early Church Fathers, Dante's use of number symbolism, and more.

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Thoughtful examination of the symbolism attached to numbers during the Middle Ages and the extent to which it was rooted in medieval culture. Detailed study of number symbolism's derivation from elementary roots and astrological sources, the adoption and elaboration of number philosophy by the early Church Fathers, Dante's use of number symbolism, and more.

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<:st> Reprint of the 1938 classic (which is cited in ). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815403050
Publisher:
Cooper Square Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
01/01/1969
Series:
Columbia University Studies in English and Comparative Literature
Pages:
241

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