The Migration of Symbols - 1894
Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 1994 - Social Science - 312 pages
The author, a Grand Master of Belgian Freemasonry, was universally recognized as the greatest living exponent of symbols. "By symbolism the simplest, commonest, objects are transformed, idealized, and acquire a new and illimitable value. Men everywhere are either choosing natural or artificial objects to remind them of the Great Hidden One." Contents: On Symbols Common to Different Races; On the Gammadion of Swastika; On the Causes of Alteration in the Meaning and Form of Symbols; Symbolism and Mythology of the Tree; On the Tansmutation of Symbols; On the Winged Globe, the Caduceus, and The Trisula, Addenda; Index. Illustrated.
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