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Author Fontana, David.
Title The secret language of symbols : a visual key to symbols and their meanings / David Fontana.
Imprint San Francisco : China Books & Periodicals, 1993.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  BF458 .F56    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  BF458 .F56    AVAILABLE  
Subject Symbolism (Psychology)
Symbolism -- History.
Description 192 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
ISBN 0811804623 : $17.95
0811804895 : $29.95
OCLC # 27895483
Table of Contents
 Introduction8
 The Jungian View11
  The Archetypes13
  Cultural Perspectives18
 The Power of Symbols20
  Symbols in Prehistory22
  Gods and Myths26
  Ritual, Magic and Prayer30
  Male and Female32
  Opposition and Unity34
  Cross-currents36
 The Uses of Symbols38
  Symbols in Art40
  The Search for Inner Wisdom44
  Dream Symbols46
 The World of Symbols: A Visual Directory50
  Shapes and Colours52
  Sacred Geometry54
  Mandalas and Yantras60
  Mazes and Labyrinths62
  Numbers and Sounds64
  Colours66
  Objects68
  Royalty, Office and Consecration70
  War and Peace72
  Musical Instruments74
  Knots, Cords and Rings75
  Buildings and Monuments76
  Animals78
  Dragons and Serpents80
  Heraldic Beasts83
  Dogs and Wolves84
  Cats85
  Birds and Flight86
  Fishes and Shells88
  Monkeys and Elephants90
  Sheep and Goats91
  Bulls, Stags and Bears92
  Swine93
  Lesser Creatures94
  Hybrid Creatures95
  The Natural World98
  Trees100
  Flowers and Plants104
  Food and Drink106
  The Elements108
  Air109
  Fire110
  Water112
  Earth114
  Rainbows115
  Thunder and Lightning116
  Day and Night117
  Jewels and Precious Metals118
  Sun, Moon and Starts120
  Human and Spiritual Symbols122
  Sex and Fertility124
  Body, Youth and Age126
  Good and Evil129
  Haloes, Masks and Shadows130
  Gods and Goddesses132
  Witches, Priests and Wizards136
  Heaven and Hell137
 Symbol Systems140
  Occult Systems144
  Alchemy146
  The Kabbalah152
  Astrology156
  The Tarot168
  Tantra180
  Chakras182
  I Ching184
 Glossary / Further Reading186
 Picture References / Acknowledgments188
 Index190