The Herder Dictionary of Symbols
Symbols from Art, Archaeology, Mythology, Literature, and Religion
ISBN10: 0933029845 ISBN13: 9780933029842 Contributors: Matthews, Boris (Editor) Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Pr Published: May 1 1993 Weight: 0.45lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 4.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
This new edition of Chiron's popular guide to the meaning of symbols in religion, archaeology, mythology, art, dreams, fairy tales, and literature contains more than 450 illustrations and 1,000 entries from around the world. In handy pocket size, it is of great assistance to anyone interested in dream interpretation, understanding symbolism in religion and art, and the overlapping meanings of symbols from different cultures. Beautifully produced and authoritative, this detailed survey reveals an abundance of types of human symbolic thinking.