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Symbols (Pocket Guide)

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Synopsis:

The word symbol is derived from the Greek, symbolon, and is a graphic sign for an idea, concept, or object. The oldest were of the five basic elements: fire, water, earth, sun, and wind, which evolved into elaborate Egyptian hieroglyphics. Despite alphabets and languages, symbols continue to develop and evolve in every culture. Symbols looks at the meaning of over 1,000 signs, categorized into esoterica, ideology, philosophy, religion, and science.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781571459794
Publisher:
Thunder Bay Press
Location:
San Diego, Calif.
Author:
Forty, Sandra
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Symbolism
Subject:
Signs and symbols
Subject:
Etymology
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Pocket Guide
Series Volume:
02-485
Publication Date:
20030806
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Over 300 color photographs
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
6.5 x 5.5 in 20 oz

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
Humanities » Mythology » General
Humanities » Mythology » Reference and Symbology

Symbols (Pocket Guide)
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"Synopsis" by , The word symbol is derived from the Greek, symbolon, and is a graphic sign for an idea, concept, or object. The oldest were of the five basic elements: fire, water, earth, sun, and wind, which evolved into elaborate Egyptian hieroglyphics. Despite alphabets and languages, symbols continue to develop and evolve in every culture. Symbols looks at the meaning of over 1,000 signs, categorized into esoterica, ideology, philosophy, religion, and science.
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