|aLa biblia de los signos y de los símbolos:|bGuía esencial sobre el mundo de los símbolos/|cMadonna Gauding ; traducción de Blanca González Villegas.
|a400 pages :|bcolor illustrations ;|c17 cm
|aEveryday symbols such as the Freemason's set square or thelotus flower are familiar to nearly everyone, but few are aware of the true significance and fascinating origin of these signs. Originally used to provide protection from spirits, enhance mystical practices, or to maintain a secret, these symbols may have been misused, misunderstoodor simply forgotten. The Signs and Symbols Bible reveals the key ideas and sacred concepts behind over 500 signs and symbols, from those used by ancient religions to the glyphs of mediaeval magicians. This definitive guide is a fascinating exploration into a shadowy world where nothingis as straightforward as it seems