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Symbol Definition:

Jung Lexicon: A Primer of Terms & Concepts by Daryl Sharp

Definition of "Symbol" by Carl G. Liungman

Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols by Carl G. Liungman

More than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. In 1,600 articles their histories, uses, and meanings are thoroughly discussed. The signs range from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs and subway graffiti. Use the Graphic Index to search for the meaning or history of a sign. If you want to see an ideogram with a certain meaning, use the Word Index.

Color Symbolism Chart

Color Matters by Jill Morton

Perhaps the best online exploration of the symbolism of color.

Symbolism of Heraldry

The following symbolisms have been excerpted from W. Cecil Wade’s “The Symbolisms of Heraldry or A Treatise on the Meanings and Derivations of Armorial Bearings.” Published in London in 1898.

Symbols in Christian Art & Architecture

Symbolism Art Movement

Mandalas and their Symbolism

Civil War Symbolism

Eastman Johnson’s “Union Soldiers Accepting a Drink.”

Animal Symbolism in Celtic Mythology

A paper for Religion 375 at the University of Michigan
by Lars Noodén, 22 November 1992

The Jung Page

Don Williams’ brilliant Jungian community site. Many articles and writings on site analyze things relative to symbols and symbolism

Abstracts of the Collected Works of C.G. Jung

The Symbolic Life

Volume 18: The Symbolic Life 000604 The Tavistock lectures: on the theory and practice of analytical psychology. Lecture 1. Collected Works of C. G. Jung, Vol. 18. Princeton University Press, 1976. 904 p. (p. 5-35).

Symbols of Transformation

Volume V: Symbols of Transformation 000079 Symbols of transformation. Part I. Introduction. Collected Works of C. G. Jung, Vol. 5. 2nd ea., Princeton University Press, 1967. 557 p. (p. 3-6).

The Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious

Volume 9.1: The Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious
000226 Archetypes of the collective unconscious. Collected Works of C. G. Jung, Vol. 9, Part 1. 2nd ed., Princeton University Press, 1968. 451 p. (p. 3-41).

Psychology and Alchemy

Volume 12: Psychology and Alchemy 000396 Introduction to the religious and psychological problems of alchemy. Collected Works of C. G. Jung, Vol. 12. 2nd ed., Princeton University Press, 1968. 571 p. (p. 1-37).


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