Symbolism: A Comprehensive Dictionary

Symbolism: A Comprehensive Dictionary

by Steven Olderr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0786421274

ISBN-13: 9780786421275

Pub. Date: 01/24/2005

Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers

The most comprehensive such dictionary, Olderr's defines 6,115 terms, ancient to modern, of both general symbolism and specialized meanings in literature, art, religion, the Bible, mythology, folklore, flower language, astrology, numerology, alchemy, and heraldy.

The dictionary includes associations ("A" associated with beginning), emblems (three feathers an…  See more details below

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The most comprehensive such dictionary, Olderr's defines 6,115 terms, ancient to modern, of both general symbolism and specialized meanings in literature, art, religion, the Bible, mythology, folklore, flower language, astrology, numerology, alchemy, and heraldy.

The dictionary includes associations ("A" associated with beginning), emblems (three feathers an emblem of Wales), attributes (scales an attribute of Justice), and allusions ("albatross around one's neck" alludes to The Rime of the Ancient Mariner).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786421275
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
01/24/2005
Edition description:
Comprehens
Pages:
159
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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