This beautifully illustrated volume explores the key signs and symbols of the occult. Chosen for their powerful symbolism, the illustrations in the book span from the myths and legends of the ancient world to the icons used in modern religion and science.
Symbols of the Occult examines over 500 symbols from history, art and culture by decoding their iconography and exploring their historical background and significance. Ordered by topic, it explores the key areas of astrology and cosmology; witchcraft and mysticism; satanism and demonology; science and alchemy; maths and sacred geometry; the natural world; and symbols of ancient, religious, and secret societies. Each topic is introduced by a short overview before featuring the key signs and symbols and exploring the variations available.
This decoding guide is the ultimate resource for the modern occultist.