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History Principles and Practice of Symbolism in Christian Art

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History Principles and Practice of Symbolism in Christian Art
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Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
ISBN/ASIN: 0766130630
ISBN-13: 9780766130630
Number of pages: 244

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1908. A comprehensive review of Christian symbolism, from the primitive Church to the present. Lavishly illustrated with beautiful line drawings and engravings. Some of the many symbols investigated: the color white; the alpha and the omega; the good shepherd; the invocatory cross; emblems of mortality; the slayer of the dragon; symbols of the saints; the flabellum; the lion; and crocodilian tears

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