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The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols: The Ultimate A-Z Guide from Alchemy to the Zodiac [Paperback]

Adele Nozedar
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2 April 2009 Element Encyclopedia

Unlock the lost and hidden meanings of the world's ancient and modern signs and symbols with the latest in the hugely popular series of 'Element Encyclopedias'. This is the biggest A-Z reference book on symbolic objects you'll ever find.

The latest in the popular series of 'Element Encyclopedias', this is the largest, most definitive guide to the secret and ancient knowledge of signs and symbols, some of which has been lost over thousands of years.

• Why is the eye believed to be a powerful symbol of protection by fishermen?

• Why do Masonic Temples have a black and white chequered floor covering?

• Why do Hindus use coloured rice powder to draw elaborate symbols in front of their homes, only to have these patterns destroyed every day by footprints?

• What are the hidden meanings behind the symbols on the American dollar?

• What is the most important symbol in the World?

Divided into easy-to-follow A-Z themed sections, the book answers all these questions and more, from sections on Magic and Mystery, Deities and Rituals, the Animal and Plant Kingdom, Landscape and the Elements, to Food and Sacred Geometry.

Find out about the secret Demonic alphabet and Script of the Magi, the Glastonbury Zodiac, the Masonic Compass, the Eye of Horus, Native American hunting symbols, the Caduceus and the Indian Diwali ritual.

Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signs and Symbols is a fascinating compendium of the hidden meanings behind the most important visual symbols in the world.


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  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Element (2 April 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 000729896X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0007298969
  • Product Dimensions: 13.6 x 20.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 29,030 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Adele Nozedar has long been fascinated by the power of symbols and visual signs, which led her to the formal study of alchemy. Her interest in psychology and how the unconscious mind works led her to the study of ancient myths, art, film and the esoteric in all forms. (She was also born into a long line of psychics.) Adele's other passion is music – she is founder and owner of a music studio in the Brecon Beacons, Twin Peaks, and formerly was one of the few women in the music industry to run a record label.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome 15 Oct 2013
By bec
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Filled with information - great book with lots of pictures as well. Its easy to find the symbols you're looking for in the book, but you'll find that they are descriptions, which means go and do some more research... but it gives you a base to work from.
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13 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars great with a coffee and biscuit 20 Nov 2009
Format:Paperback
If i had to take 10 books to the next life, alas, this would not be one. Having said that it contains lots of info and intresting facts on a miriad of areas from flowers to tarot, the information is spot on and i would trust the info it contains. If your looking for a broad over view or are just starting out on your research this would be a good book for you, if your a bit further down the road than that there is not enough info and little or no advice on how to use any of them.
all in all a good item for the book case but not one i would get out every time i put the kettle on.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant reference 10 May 2014
By TDbooks
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I really like this book as a staple in my library and as an introductory reference book. Money worth spending.
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another wonderful Elements Book 26 Oct 2009
Format:Paperback
This is a smasher! After 5000 spells The Element Encyclopaedia of 5000 Spells: The Ultimate Reference Book for the Magical Arts the Elements Encyclopaedia collection went down hill in my opinion. This book however is great. Filled with loads of interesting facts and some lovely personal moments shared by the author. As with the reviewer above I too have gone back to this book many time and will for years to come. this is a must have for any practitioner as it has a lot to teach. ....Jen x
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Really good guide to signs and symbols 29 Sep 2013
By Lexi
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I have flipped through this book a few times since it arrived and I've found it very usueful as a quick guide to lots of different signs and symbols from around the world.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good 2 Dec 2013
By Jamjar
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an excellant companion to the other books on signs and symbols I purchased at the same time but not necessary really for the research I was doing
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