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Signs & Symbols: An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins and Meanings

From ancient hieroglyphs to modern-day graffiti, discover the secrets, origins and meanings of over 2,000 signs and symbols The world around us is filled with signs and symbols. Modern signs like alphabets and flags are universally recognisable, whereas many symbols of ancient derivation are hard to decipher. Explore the fascinating origins and meanings of the signs and symbols people have used over the centuries and discover how they have been interpreted in myth, religion, folklore, art and contemporary culture. Find out why a flag at half-mast is a symbol of mourning, why a heart pierced by an arrow is a symbol of love and the ancient roots of fertility symbols.

Год:
2008
Издательство:
DK Publishing
Язык:
english
Страницы:
356
ISBN 13:
9781405325394
Файл:
PDF, 210,04 MB

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Ray-M
The most simplistic and noneducational book on Signs and symbols I have come across. Total waste of digital space.
CODEX MAGICA by Texe Marrs is a far more interesting and well researched book.
27 July 2019 (15:38) 
Tu Nguyen
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08 May 2020 (01:35) 
HungBui84
Amazing books.
Thank you team!
07 September 2020 (13:23) 
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