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Symbolism of love in medieval thought

Johan Chydenius

Symbolism of love in medieval thought

by Johan Chydenius

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Published by Societas Scientarum Fennica in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Love,
  • Symbolism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    SeriesSocietas Scientiarum Fennica. Commentationes humanarum litterarum, v. 44, nr. 1, 1970, Commentationes humanarum litterarum -- 44, nr. 1, 1970
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14614241M

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Number symbolism, cultural associations—including religious, philosophic, and aesthetic—with various numbers. Humanity has had a love-hate relationship with numbers from the earliest times.

Bones dating from perh years ago show scratch marks that possibly represent the phases of the Moon. The ancient Babylonians observed the movements of the planets, recorded them as numbers. This stems from the Medieval tradition of wearing his Lady’s colors, as a declaration of his love.

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