An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols
London, Thames and Hudson. 1998. (ISBN: 0500271259). Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy. In nearly 1500 entries, many of them strikingly and often surprisingly illustrated, the author has documented the history and evolution of symbols from pre-history to the present, providing lively, informative and often ironic. She discusses an enormous variety of symbols from the Arctic to Dahomey, from the Iroquois to Oceania, and coming from systems as diverse as Tao, Christianity, Judaism, Buddhism, Islam, Tantra, the ancient cult of Cybele and the Great Goddess, the pre-columbian religions of the Western Hemisphere and the Voodoo cults of Brazil and West Africa. 210 illustrations. 302. Near Fine/No Jacket.
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Mots-clés: Traditional Symbols, Religious Symbols, Cult of Cybele, Voodoo 0500271259