Ancient Art and Ritual

Ancient Art and Ritual

Jane Harrison

Illustrated. Chapters include; Art and Ritual; Primitive Ritual: Pantomimic Dances; Seasonal Rites: The Spring Festival; The Spring Festival in Greece; Transition From Ritual To Art; Greek Sculpture; and, Ritual, Art and Life.

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Christian Symbolism

Christian Symbolism

Katherine Lee Jenner

Fully illustrated, this book explores the different symbolism in Christianity. Chapters include: Sacraments and Sacramentals; The Trinty; The Cross and Passion; The World Of Spirits; The Saints; The Church; Ecclesiastical Costume; Lesser Symbolism; and, Old Testament Types.

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Handbook of Christian Symbolism

Handbook of Christian Symbolism

W. And G. Audsley

Fully illustrated, this book takes us through the various art and symbolism associated with Christianity. Chapter subjects include; The Nimbus, Aureole, and Glory; The Nimbus of Angels and Saints; The Symbols and Emblems of God; Symbols and Emblems of the Trinity; The Varieties of the Cross; Monograms of the Saviour’s Name; Emblems of the Passion, Resurrection, and Ascension; Symbols of Baptism and the Eucharist; Symbols and Emblems…

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The Ideals of the East

The Ideals of the East

Okakura Kakuzo

This is a short but very concise introduction to Asian art. Written from a Japanese perspective, and focusing on Japanese art, one of the major themes is the relationship between spirituality, particularly Buddhism, and the evolution of Asian art.

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Ideas of Good and Evil

Ideas of Good and Evil

William Butler Yeats

Chapters include: What Is ‘Popular Poetry’?; Speaking To The Psaltery; Magic; The Happiest Of The Poets; The Philosophy Of Shelley’s Poetry; At Stratford-On-Avon; William Blake And The Imagination; William Blake And His Illustrations To The Divine Comedy; Symbolism In Painting; The Symbolism Of Poetry; The Theatre; The Celtic Element In Literature; The Autumn Of The Body; The Moods; The Body Of; The Father Christian Rosencrux; The Return…

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Primitive Art in Egypt

Primitive Art in Egypt

Jean Capart

Contains 208 illustrations. Including things like personal adornment, decorative art, stone vases, pottery, sculptures and paintings, this book is a must have for those wishing to examine art in Ancient Egypt.

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Symbolism in Chinese Art

Symbolism in Chinese Art

W. Perceval Yetts

“One of the most distinctive and striking features of Chinese Art is the symbolic character of its expression. From the earliest times the Chinese artist his exerted his skill with the intention of producing not merely objects pleasing to the eye, but at the same time emblems conveying a definite meaning.”

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