Beverly, Moon (Ed.)
An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism Vol. 1
The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism
510 pages, color illustrations, ISBN 1-57062-250-7 / 978-1-57062-250-2, Shambhala
120 full-page color photographs of art works and artifacts of the sacred traditions of the world, from ancient times to the present. The images are grouped into archetypal themes such as Cosmos and Creation, Sacred Animals, Goddesses, Gods, The Divine Child, and others. Accompanying the pictures are brief essays on historical and cultural context, cross-cultural symbolism, and the psychological meaning of the archetypes, as well as bibliographies, glossaries, and a comprehensive descriptive index.