|Author||: Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism|
|Publisher||: Taschen America Llc|
|Release Date||: 2010|
|ISBN 10||: 9783836514484|
|Pages||: 807 pages|
|Rating||: 5/5 from 2 reviews|
Offers photograph illustrations and essays on numerous symbols and symbolic imagery, exploring their archetypal meanings as well as cultural and historical context for how different groups have interpreted them.
by Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism
Offers photograph illustrations and essays on numerous symbols and symbolic imagery, exploring their archetypal meanings as well as cultural and historical context for how different groups have interpreted them.GET BOOK!
by Juan Eduardo Cirlot
A classic encyclopedia of symbols by Catalan polymath Joan Cirlot that illuminates the symbolic underpinnings of myth, modern psychology, literature, and art. Juan Eduardo Cirlot’s A Dictionary of Symbols is a feat of scholarship, an act of the imagination, and a tool for contemplation, as well as a work of literature, a reference book that is as indispensable as it is brilliant and learned. Cirlot was a composer, a poet, an art critic, and a champion of modern artGET BOOK!
by Nigel Pennick
An in-depth study of the sacred meanings behind ancient and enduring symbols • Explains the multiple forms and uses of symbols from ancient times to the present day, reflecting their roots in folk magic and the Western Mystery tradition • Examines more than 40 glyphs, such as the cross, fleur de lis, and pentagram, as well as several families of symbols, such as craftsmen’s marks and runes • Includes more than 300 unique woodcuts, drawings, calligraphy, and photographs--many never before reproduced From ancient rockGET BOOK!
by Udo Becker
An alphabetical reference with more than 1,500 entries that trace symbols to their cultural, religious, or mythological origins, and explain the hidden or encoded meaning that lies concealed beneath objects' and concepts' ordinary, outward appearance.GET BOOK!
by Rudolf Koch
Famed German type designer renders 493 classified and documented illustrations divided into 14 categories, including general signs, Christian signs, astronomical signs, the four elements, house and holding marks, runes, and more.GET BOOK!
by Mark Hosak,Walter Luebeck
The traditional symbols of the Usui System of Reiki take a key position in this unique tradition. Without them and their mantra's, Reiki is not possible. The dedication rituals necessary for the practice of Reiki as well as the complex healings can only be accomplished on the foundation of Usui symbols with the certainty and effectiveness one expects from Reiki. Written in a remarkably precise and lucid style by two foremost authors on Reiki, this compendium reveals indispensable information ofGET BOOK!
by Henry Alexander Wise Wood
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough toGET BOOK!
by Mari Womack
Womack illustrates the power of symbols in all human societies in her concise, easy-to-read overview of symbols and meaning. Her eclectic, anthropological approach makes Symbols and Meaning an accessible introduction for readers who want to learn more generally about meaning in human society. It is an essential introductory textbook for courses that define fundamental concepts in religion, cultural anthropology, communication, and art.GET BOOK!
by J. C. Cirlot
The unvarying essential meanings of around 1,000 symbols and symbolic themes commonly found in the art, literature and thought of all cultures through the ages are clarified.GET BOOK!
by Andrei Pop
A groundbreaking reassessment of Symbolist artists and writers that investigates the concerns they shared with scientists of the period—the problem of subjectivity in particular. In A Forest of Symbols, Andrei Pop presents a groundbreaking reassessment of those writers and artists in the late nineteenth century associated with the Symbolist movement. For Pop, “symbolist” denotes an art that is self-conscious about its modes of making meaning, and he argues that these symbolist practices, which sought to provide more direct accessGET BOOK!
by Sylvan N. Dorney
Through magic forces of two worlds an earth boy will be born in the passageway of dreams. He is the son of the Philosophers. Dark forces will gather and great battles will be waged, the fate of Libras rests on the courage and intelligence of this boy. Read on ...GET BOOK!