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Signs and Symbols
An Illustrated Guide to their Meaning and Origins
Signs and symbols inform our perceptions, thoughts and dreams. This wide-ranging multicultural compendium traces symbolism to its ancient roots, examining over 500 symbolic images, complete with artistic allusions, metaphor and allegory. Clare Gibson is the author of several books on spirituality, legend and symbolism. Categories explored include: Sacred Symbols, Identity Symbols, Magic and the Occult, Symbol Systems, Nature, Fantastic Creatures, Emotions and the Inner Mind.