Paperback 256pp Illustrated
9781845436087   Product Code: 24031
This compendium of arcane signs and symbols from religion, astrology, art and literature helps us understand the beliefs and rituals of past civilizations. It explores what they reveal about the deities people worshipped, from creator gods and mother goddesses to Norse, Inca and Hindu gods, and discusses the role of divination calendars, tarot and the zodiac. The result is a compelling history of mystical thought.