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Color Symbolism

The Eranos Lectures

Klaus Ottmann

336 pages
Spring Publications
Seven papers originally delivered at the annual Eranos conference in Ascona, Switzerland, August 1972. This revised and expanded edition includes, for the first time in English translation, Gershom Scholem's paper on "Colors and their Symbolism in Jewish Tradition and Mysticism" and Henry Corbin's paper on "The Realism and Symbolism of Colors in Shiite Cosmology."