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Symbolism : a comprehensive dictionary

Author: Steven Olderr
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The use of symbolism is an art, not a science. Different people use symbols in a variety of ways and each symbol can have diverse meanings, even within the same culture. Not surprisingly, determining the meaning of symbols can be difficult. This valuable reference defines the general symbolism of over 15,000 terms, from ancient to modern, as well as specialized meanings in mythology, religion, art, literature,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Olderr
ISBN: 1280489758 9781280489754 9786613584984 6613584983 0786490675 9780786490677
OCLC Number: 1328846117
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (237 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; The Dictionary
Responsibility: Steven Olderr.

Abstract:

The use of symbolism is an art, not a science. Different people use symbols in a variety of ways and each symbol can have diverse meanings, even within the same culture. Not surprisingly, determining the meaning of symbols can be difficult. This valuable reference defines the general symbolism of over 15,000 terms, from ancient to modern, as well as specialized meanings in mythology, religion, art, literature, folklore, flower language, astrology, heraldry, numerology, and cultures the world over. From ""0"" to ""Zu,"" each entry catalogs all possible connotations, listed by culture when appro.

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