The Lost Language of Symbolism: An Inquiry Into the Origin of Certain Letters, Words, Names, Fairy-Tales, Folklore, and Mythologies
Book Tree, 2000 - 375 pagina's
An Inquiry into the Origin of Certain Letters, Words, Names, Fairy Tales, Folklore, and Mythologies. Bayley spent years gathering knowledge of symbols and emblems from many different areas. He has a scholarly command over mythology, folklore, religious texts, and fairy tales from around the world that shows clearly how and why important symbols were used. Stories are often cross-referenced, showing how other diverse cultures from around the world had similar tales. A gold mine for any serious researcher, reveals knowledge that would otherwise have remained lost or misunderstood.
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