Symbols: Their Migration and Universality

Symbols: Their Migration and Universality

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By (author) comte Goblet d'Alviella

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  • Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 277 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 215mm x 17mm | 448g
  • Publication date: 28 March 2003
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 048641437X
  • ISBN 13: 9780486414379
  • Sales rank: 1,657,170

Product description

This remarkable classic by a world expert on the evolution and migration of symbols explains in detail what a symbol is, how it served a culture, developed or fell into disuse. Considerable attention is paid to how various symbols have changed in meaning and form during their migrations. Among the configurations discussed: the triskelion, swastika, caduceus, double-headed eagle, "tree of life," lotus, and assorted crosses. 161 black-and-white illustrations plus 6 plates.

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