Signs & Symbols : An Illustrated Guide to Their Origins and Meanings
From ancient hieroglyphs to modern-day graffiti, discover the secrets, origins and meanings of over 2,000 signs and symbols
The world around us is filled with signs and symbols. Modern signs like alphabets and flags are universally recognisable, whereas many symbols of ancient derivation are hard to decipher.
Explore the fascinating origins and meanings of the signs and symbols people have used over the centuries and discover how they have been interpreted in myth, religion, folklore, art and contemporary culture. Find out why a flag at half-mast is a symbol of mourning, why a heart pierced by an arrow is a symbol of love and the ancient roots of fertility symbols.
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- Hardback | 352 pages
- 204 x 241 x 28mm | 1,276g
- Publication date
- 04 Jun 2008
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd
- Publication City/Country
- London, United Kingdom
- Edition Statement
- UK ed.
- Illustrations note
- Full-colour artworks and photographs
- Bestsellers rank