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The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects (More Crystals and New Age) - Barbara G. Walker
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The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects (More Crystals and New Age) - Paperback

ISBN: 0062509233

[SR: 364476], Taschenbuch, [EAN: 9780062509239], HarperOne, HarperOne, Book, [PU: HarperOne], 1988-11-02, HarperOne, Paperback, If you look up the word lion in the dictionary on your desk, odds are you'll learn it's a large, carnivorous mammal. The entry may note that it's the emblem of Great Britain, too, and mention courage and literary acumen, but you won't find out that two lions pulled the chariot of the goddess Cybele when she took it out for a spin. To learn that, you'd need to flip through The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects. At the top of each page are drawings of the symbols discussed on that page. This well-organized tome is fascinating reading with a female-centric spin. Thus, poppet is not just a doll, but one used by witches as a proxy for the person they wanted to harm. Vase symbolizes the Earth Mother's womb, and, according to author Barbara G. Walker, the Greek word for vase, pithos, was mistakenly translated as pyxis, box, in that tale about Pandora., 69108011, Sozialwissenschaften, 69109011, Anthropologie, 56779011, Archäologie, 69165011, Besondere Gruppen, 69180011, Bibliotheks- & Informationswissenschaften, 69119011, Bräuche & Traditionen, 1321878031, Demographie, 65292011, Diskriminierung & Rassismus, 1321879031, Emigration & Immigration, 69122011, Folklore & Mythologie, 69135011, Forschung, 69123011, Frauen- & Geschlechterforschung, 69129011, Gerontologie, 69178011, Gewalt in der Gesellschaft, 69130011, Humangeographie, 69177011, Kindheitsforschung, 69272011, Linguistik, 69179011, Medienwissenschaften, 1321880031, Methodik, 1321881031, Nachschlagewerke, 69132011, Philanthropie & Wohltätigkeit, 69214011, Philosophie, 69216011, Politikwissenschaften, 64591011, Popkultur, 69133011, Pornographie, 69136011, Sozialarbeit, 69137011, Soziologie, 69176011, Statistik, 69028011, Sachbücher, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 69286011, Frauenforschung, 69028011, Sachbücher, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 54145011, Wörterbücher & Thesauri, 54127011, Lernen & Nachschlagen, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 1323407031, Geschichte, 55376011, Religionswissenschaft, 54682011, Religion & Esoterik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 55398011, Spiritualität, 1323411031, Agnostizismus, 55410011, Andachten, 55412011, Atheismus, 1323412031, Engel, 55405011, Frauen, 1323414031, Gebete, 1323415031, Gebetsbücher, 55401011, Geschenke, 55402011, Inspiration, 1323413031, Kurs in Wundern, 55411011, Meditation, 55408011, Persönliche Verwandlung, 1323416031, Religionskriege, 54682011, Religion & Esoterik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher

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ISBN: 0062509233

[SR: 364476], Taschenbuch, [EAN: 9780062509239], HarperOne, HarperOne, Book, [PU: HarperOne], 1988-11-02, HarperOne, Paperback, If you look up the word lion in the dictionary on your desk, odds are you'll learn it's a large, carnivorous mammal. The entry may note that it's the emblem of Great Britain, too, and mention courage and literary acumen, but you won't find out that two lions pulled the chariot of the goddess Cybele when she took it out for a spin. To learn that, you'd need to flip through The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects. At the top of each page are drawings of the symbols discussed on that page. This well-organized tome is fascinating reading with a female-centric spin. Thus, poppet is not just a doll, but one used by witches as a proxy for the person they wanted to harm. Vase symbolizes the Earth Mother's womb, and, according to author Barbara G. Walker, the Greek word for vase, pithos, was mistakenly translated as pyxis, box, in that tale about Pandora., 69108011, Sozialwissenschaften, 69109011, Anthropologie, 56779011, Archäologie, 69165011, Besondere Gruppen, 69180011, Bibliotheks- & Informationswissenschaften, 69119011, Bräuche & Traditionen, 1321878031, Demographie, 65292011, Diskriminierung & Rassismus, 1321879031, Emigration & Immigration, 69122011, Folklore & Mythologie, 69135011, Forschung, 69123011, Frauen- & Geschlechterforschung, 69129011, Gerontologie, 69178011, Gewalt in der Gesellschaft, 69130011, Humangeographie, 69177011, Kindheitsforschung, 69272011, Linguistik, 69179011, Medienwissenschaften, 1321880031, Methodik, 1321881031, Nachschlagewerke, 69132011, Philanthropie & Wohltätigkeit, 69214011, Philosophie, 69216011, Politikwissenschaften, 64591011, Popkultur, 69133011, Pornographie, 69136011, Sozialarbeit, 69137011, Soziologie, 69176011, Statistik, 69028011, Sachbücher, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 69286011, Frauenforschung, 69028011, Sachbücher, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 54145011, Wörterbücher & Thesauri, 54127011, Lernen & Nachschlagen, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 1323407031, Geschichte, 55376011, Religionswissenschaft, 54682011, Religion & Esoterik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher, 55398011, Spiritualität, 1323411031, Agnostizismus, 55410011, Andachten, 55412011, Atheismus, 1323412031, Engel, 55405011, Frauen, 1323414031, Gebete, 1323415031, Gebetsbücher, 55401011, Geschenke, 55402011, Inspiration, 1323413031, Kurs in Wundern, 55411011, Meditation, 55408011, Persönliche Verwandlung, 1323416031, Religionskriege, 54682011, Religion & Esoterik, 54071011, Genres, 52044011, Fremdsprachige Bücher

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[EAN: 9780062509239], Libro nuovo, [SC: 11.87], [PU: HarperOne], BARBARA G. WALKER,SPIRITUALITY,ENGLISH,MYTHOLOGY AND FOLKLORE,RELIGION,MYTHOLOGY,HISTORY,THEOLOGY, Reference|Dictionaries, Reference|General, Paperback. 576 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.3in. x 1.7in.This fascinating guide to the history and mythology of woman-related symbols features: Unique organization by shape of symbol or type of sacred object 21 different sections including Round and Oval Motifs, Sacred Objects, Secular-Sacred Objects, Rituals, Deities Signs, Supernaturals, Body Parts, Nature, Birds, Plants, Minerals, Stones and Shells, and more Introductory essays for each section 753 entries and 636 illustrations Alphabetical index for easy referenceThree-Rayed Sun The sun suspended in heaven by three powers, perhaps the Triple Goddess who gave birth to it (see Three-Way Motifs). Corn Dolly An embodiment of the harvest to be set in the center of the harvest dance, or fed to the cattle to make them thrive year round (see Secular-Sacred Objects). Tongue In Asia, the extended tongue was a sign of life-force as the tongue between the lips imitated the sacred lingam-yoni: male within female genital. Sticking out the tongue is still a polite sign of greeting in northern India and Tibet (see Body Parts). Cosmic Egg In ancient times the primeval universe-or the Great Mother-took the form of an egg. It carried all numbers and letters within an ellipse, to show that everything is contained within one form at the beginning (see Round and Oval Motifs). This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.

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[EAN: 9780062509239], Neubuch, [PU: HarperOne], BARBARA G. WALKER,SPIRITUALITY,ENGLISH,MYTHOLOGY AND FOLKLORE,RELIGION,MYTHOLOGY,HISTORY,THEOLOGY, Reference|Dictionaries, Reference|General, Paperback. 576 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.3in. x 1.7in.This fascinating guide to the history and mythology of woman-related symbols features: Unique organization by shape of symbol or type of sacred object 21 different sections including Round and Oval Motifs, Sacred Objects, Secular-Sacred Objects, Rituals, Deities Signs, Supernaturals, Body Parts, Nature, Birds, Plants, Minerals, Stones and Shells, and more Introductory essays for each section 753 entries and 636 illustrations Alphabetical index for easy referenceThree-Rayed Sun The sun suspended in heaven by three powers, perhaps the Triple Goddess who gave birth to it (see Three-Way Motifs). Corn Dolly An embodiment of the harvest to be set in the center of the harvest dance, or fed to the cattle to make them thrive year round (see Secular-Sacred Objects). Tongue In Asia, the extended tongue was a sign of life-force as the tongue between the lips imitated the sacred lingam-yoni: male within female genital. Sticking out the tongue is still a polite sign of greeting in northern India and Tibet (see Body Parts). Cosmic Egg In ancient times the primeval universe-or the Great Mother-took the form of an egg. It carried all numbers and letters within an ellipse, to show that everything is contained within one form at the beginning (see Round and Oval Motifs). This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN.

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The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects
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Walker, Barbara; Walker, Jane Alan

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The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects

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This comprehensively, profusely illustrated dictionary presents the feminist history and relevance of many common symbols of Western civilization. Features more than 750 entries organized according to the shape or nature of the symbol discussed. 636 black-and-white line illustrations.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780062509239
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0062509233
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1988
Publisher: HARPER COLLINS
576 Pages
Weight: 0,653 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0062509233

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0-06-250923-3, 978-0-06-250923-9


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