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Signs and symbols illustrated and explained 12 lectures

Author : George Oliver
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Signs Symbols

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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.

Signs and Symbols

Author : Adrian Frutiger
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Discusses the elements of a sign, and looks at pictograms, alphabets, calligraphy, monograms, text type, numerical signs, symbols, and trademarks

The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols The Ultimate A Z Guide from Alchemy to the Zodiac

Author : Adele Nozedar
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Unlock the lost and hidden meanings of the world's ancient and modern signs and symbols with the latest in the hugely popular series of 'Element Encyclopedias'. This is the biggest A-Z reference book on symbolic objects you'll ever find.

The Signs and Symbols Bible

Author : Madonna Gauding
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Explains the meaning given by diverse cultures in various eras to animals, plants, patterns, man-made objects, and abstract forms.

Saints Signs and Symbols

Author : Hilarie Cornwell
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Symbols Signs and Their Meaning

Author : Arnold Whittick
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Signs Symbols in Christian Art

Author : George Ferguson
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Examines the use and meaning of Christian symbols found in Renaissance art

Signs and Symbols Around the World

Author : Elizabeth S. Helfman
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Signs and Symbols Around the World is a fascinating history of communication, covering picture writing, alphabets, numerals, as well as signs and symbols in religion, magic, science, industry, and much more. The author's style is clear, concise and compelling. Concepts are well explained and profusely illustrated.

Occult Signs and Symbols

Author : Rudolf Steiner
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Signs Symbols

Author : Kim Dennis-Bryan
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From simple shapes and colors to gods, mythical beasts, sacred rituals, and global branding, over 2,000 signs and symbols are explained through text, illustrations, and photography. Grouped thematically and comprehensively cross-referenced. Includes the physical world, animals, plants, humans, colors, shapes, patterns, numbers, picture writing, alphabets, international signs, professional signs, brands and logos, heraldic emblems, national flags, sign languages and signals, and symbolic gestures.

Interpreting Signs and Symbols

Author : Kristyna Arcarti
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A guide to the hidden meanings behind a range of signs and symbols, especially those used in occult and esoteric practices such as tarot and astrology. The book also uncovers the origin of the symbol and discusses its significance on a personal level, as revealed in dreams, meditation and doodles.

Street Signs and Symbols

Author : Lori Mortensen
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There are many types of street signs with symbols. All are important to know and follow. Let’s explore some of the different street signs in a city. Paired to the fiction title Red Light, Green Light.

Signs and Symbols in Chaucer s Poetry

Author : John P. Hermann
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Signs and Symbols in Chaucer s Poetry presents the work of nine distinguished Chaucer scholars inspired by the work of D. W. Robertson Jr., whose seminal 1969 study Preface to Chaucer has exerted wide influence in medieval studies and sparked new interest in the literary iconography of Middle English. "

The Illustrated Signs and Symbols Sourcebook

Author : Adele Nozedar
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Unlock the lost and hidden meanings of the world's ancient and modern signs and symbols. This is the most comprehensive reference book on symbolic objects that you'll ever find.

Signs and Symbols

Author : Mark Hampshire
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Stunning examples of designs that incorporate all manner of signs, symbols, and glyphs, explaining how they can be used in contemporary design to communicate a variety of messages and influences.

Signs and Symbols Illustrated and Explained

Author : George Oliver
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Magical Signs and Symbols

Author : Ann Fiery
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Magic books of ancient times were gloriously illuminated with moons, stars, emblems, and secret signs. These unusual and elegant icons are represented on 18 stamps to add a bewitching touch to any correspondence or to embellish a secret diary. The companion booklet explains the intriguing history and symbolism of each image.

Signs and Symbols in Christian Art

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Signs And Symbols

Author : Beryl Dhanjal
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Signs, and especially symbols, are representations often of the abstract rather than the literal, which allows for a much broader interpretation of their meaning. A look at any dictionary will tell you what they are, but here we ask why and how they came to exist. Here we look for reasons why so many of us are visually illiterate, and why we no longer understand the symbolism which communicated stories and information to our forebears. We also see how symbols have changed with time, and how they have been manipulated to make them encapsulate new meanings.