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The secrets of the universe in 100 symbols, Sarah Bartlett

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The secrets of the universe in 100 symbols
Title
The secrets of the universe in 100 symbols
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Bartlett
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Secrets of the universe in one hundred symbols
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to the 100 most important ancient and arcane signs, codes and symbols.Since the dawn of civilization, humans have felt compelled to engage with, understand, and control the universe
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AU@
Dewey number
302.2/223
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
encyclopedias
The secrets of the universe in 100 symbols, Sarah Bartlett
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The secrets of the universe in 100 symbols, Sarah Bartlett
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Copyright
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Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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Contents
A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide to the 100 most important ancient and arcane signs, codes and symbols.Since the dawn of civilization, humans have felt compelled to engage with, understand, and control the universe. From 17,000-year-old shamanic cave paintings at Lascaux, France, to the ancient Egyptian mysteries of Isis and the strange runic inscriptions of the Vikings, the desire to harness these unseen magical powers has inspired, baffled, and seduced people everywhere. Organized thematically into four chapters-The Natural World, The Divine World, Signs and Systems, and The Mystic World-The Secrets of the Universe in 100 Symbols is a beautifully illustrated compendium of 100 diverse arcane objects, emblems, and icons that provide insight into and understanding of the mysteries of the universe. From the Aztec Calendar Stone and the Spear of Destiny to magic circles and Navaho sand paintings, each relic, representation, and code is presented and analysed in detail to reveal the beliefs and practices of past civilizations. Astrologist Sarah Bartlett also explores what signs and symbols disclose about the deities worshipped by our ancestors, from creator gods and mother goddesses to Norse, Inca, and Hindu gods. Engaging and informative text brings to light the secrets and intrigues that surround each mysterious object and the beliefs of the people who used them, and highlights how to decode their signs and symbols
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25 cm.
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256 p.
Isbn
9781921966798
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colour illustrations
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  • (Sirsi) i9781845436087
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