1st Edition

Dictionary of Symbols

By J. C. Cirlot Copyright 1983
    508 Pages
    by Routledge

    The unvarying essential meanings of around 1,000 symbols and symbolic themes commonly found in the art, literature and thought of all cultures through the ages are clarified.


    J. C. Cirlot

    `Images and their significance defined in a remarkable reference work.' - Linda O'Callaghan, Sunday Telegraph

    `The author's erudition shines through the several hundred items in the dictionary, many of them scholarly essays in their own right. A volume for browsing and learning.' - Psychological Medicine