The Complete Dictionary of Symbols
In Myth, Art and Literature
Covering classical and other mythologies, Biblical themes and traditional symbols from all across the globe, The Complete Dictionary of Symbols is an accessible guide to the themes, figures and symbols that are most commonly encountered from ancient times to the present day. Highly readable entries of generous length cover individual animals, plants, objects, supernatural creatures, mythical episodes, miracles and many other topics. Nearly 300 illustrations clarify the symbols concerned. A comprehensive system of cross-referencing makes the book easy to use. An essential addition to any family library.
Publisher: Duncan Baird Publishers