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The Herder Dictionary of Symbols

Symbols from Art, Archaeology, Mythology, Literature, and Religion

Chiron Publications Translated by Boris Matthews

228 pp.  
4 1/4" x 8"
Illustrations: illustrated

Chiron Publications


Published:  March 1996


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.

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