The Encyclopedia of Symbolism

The Encyclopedia of Symbolism

Offers definitions of myths and metaphors used to understand the creative process, literary and artistic analysis, dream interpretation, and personal imagery

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols

An alphabetical reference with more than 1,500 entries that trace symbols to their cultural, religious, or mythological origins, and explain the hidden or encoded meaning that lies concealed beneath objects' and concepts' ordinary, outward appearance.

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols

The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols

Jewish symbols reflect the interaction of word and image within Jewish culture. Jews have always studied, interpreted, and revered sacred texts; they have also adorned the settings and occasions of sacred acts. Calligraphy and ornamentation have transformed Hebrew letters into art; quotation, interpretation, legend, and wordplay have made ceremonial objects into narrative. This book represents just such a collaboration between art and language. Ellen Frankel and Betsy Platkin Teutsch, writer and artist, have brought their extensive knowledge and talents together to create The Encyclopedia of Jewish Symbols, the first reference guide of its kind, designed for use by educators, artists, rabbis, folklorists, feminists, Jewish and non-Jewish scholars, and lay readers.

The Encyclopedia of Dreams

Symbols and Interpretations

The Encyclopedia of Dreams

Offers concrete interpretations of universal dream symbols while enabling readers to form conclusions about the true meanings of their own dreams with six hundred alphabetical, cross-referenced entries. Reprint.

The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols

The Handbook of Tibetan Buddhist Symbols

Based on the author's previous publication The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs', this handbook contains an array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the essential Tibetan religious figures, themes and motifs, both secular and religious. Robert Beer offers a compact, concise reference work based on his previous publication 'The Encyclopedia of Tibetan Symbols and Motifs'. This handbook contains an extensive array of symbols and motifs, accompanied by succinct explanations. It provides treatment of the most'

An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism

An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism

Religious art from a variety of ages and places is analyzed to determine its role within its own culture, as well as the light it can shed on such themes as creation, sacred marriage, death, and transformation