Symbols of the Occult


This book is not yet published, but will be available from June 2021.

ISBN: 9780500024034 Category:

Mark Stavish


This beautifully illustrated volume explorers 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.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 17 x 23 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 3 June 2021
Number of pages 256
Format Hardback
Dimensions 17 x 23 cm
Weight 300 g
Mark Stavish has over thirty-five years' experience in comparative religion, philosophy, psychology, and mysticism. He is the founder and Director of Studies at the Institute for Hermetic Studies, and the author of over thirty books, including The Path of Alchemy and Egregores. He also served as the Director of Research for the Occult Research and Applications Project, of the Philosophers of Nature (PON).