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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

Horoscope Symbols

Author : Robert Hand
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An examination of the fundamental principles of astrology discusses the meanings of the various signs of the zodiac and the influence of the planets on human life

Signs Symbols and Icons

Author : Rosemary Sassoon
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Iconography as a crucial form of communication long before computers, and the myriad ways in which signs and symbols are integrated into the age of digital information, form the two parts of this book.

Signs Symbols

Author : Miranda Bruce-Mitford
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Decode the secrets and uncover the origins and meanings of over 2,000 signs and symbols, from ancient hieroglyphs to modern-day logos. Why is a heart pierced by an arrow a classic symbol of love? What are the ancient roots of fertility symbols? Why are scales a symbol of justice? Delve into the meaning of each symbol and investigate how they have been interpreted in myth, religion, folklore, and art over time, with authoritative text from experts in the field and striking line drawings and photography that emphasize the visual strength and beauty of signs. Divided into six thematic sections - the cosmos, the natural world, human life, myths and religions, society and culture, and symbol systems - this guide to the secret language of signs and symbols is a must-have for those who want to understand the world around them.

Signs Symbols of the World

Author : D.R. McElroy
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This informative and engaging illustrated reference provides the stories behind 1,001 signs and symbols, from ancient hieroglyphs to modern-day political and subculture symbols. What in the world does Ω mean? And what about its meaning might have led my coffee date to tattoo it on his entire forearm? Where did the symbol ∞ originate, and what was its first meaning? How did the ampersand symbol & come about and how was it applied daily in book publishing? And what is the full story behind that staring eye on top of the pyramid on our American dollar bill? This comprehensive guide to signs and symbols explains. Find within: More than 1,000 illustrations An extensive collection of written and cultural symbols, including animals, instruments, stones, shapes, numbers, colors, plants, food, parts of the body, religious and astrological symbols, emojis, and gestures Historical facts culled from a wide variety of sources Learn all about the signs and symbols that surround us and their part in our rich world history.

Compendium of Technical Papers

Author : Institute of Transportation Engineers. Meeting
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Symbols Signs and Signets

Author : Ernst Lehner
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A pictorial handbook of artistic symbols and signs which man has created throughout the ages and left as a record of his identity, beliefs, and experiences

The Signs and Symbols of Primordial Man

Author : Albert Churchward
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Signs Symbols Omens

Author : Raymond Buckland
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As human beings, we live in a world of symbols. From traffic signs to the very letters that comprise these words, symbols are woven into every aspect of daily life. Since prehistoric times humans have used symbolic representation to communicate with each other and with the divine. In Signs, Symbols & Omens, leading occult authority Ray Buckland describes the form and meaning of over 800 symbols from ancient and modern religions, magical traditions, and indigenous cultures around the world: • Alchemy • Ancient Egypt • Astrology • Australian Aborigines • Aztec and Mayan • Buddhist • Celtic • Ceremonial Magic • Chinese • Christian • Freemasonry • Gnostic • Greek and Roman • Hindu • Islam • Judaic • Magical Alphabets • Native American • Norse • Rosicrucian • Runic • Shinto • Sikh • Travelers • Voudoun • Witchcraft • Omens Understand the symbols used throughout human history and gain a deeper appreciation for the depth of the human experience and the vast uncharted realm of the collective unconscious.

Signs Symbols in Christian Art

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