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Pomul Vieții în Antichitatea Orientului Apropiat (comunicare și simbol în morfologia religiilor)


The Tree of Life in the Antiquity of the Near East (Communication and Symbol in the Morphology of Religions)

The tree (tree, shrub, bush, plant, by extension) is one of the symbols most commonly found and used in the cultural-religious discourse, cultural significance or anthropomorphic assimilations within the props of human spirituality. There is no sacred projection in the spiritual geography of humanity to lack the symbolism of the tree, its cosmological and soteriological, psychological and psychoanalytic significance or, more than ever, today, its advertising valence. The present study subjects from the perspective of the morphology of religions the meaning and communicative-symbolic significance of the concept of tree, with its derivatives, in the cultural and religious wording and manifestation of the Antiquity of the Near East, in this case the Mesopotamia and Egypt.

Keywords: tree of life, sacred trees, communicative-symbolic significance, morphology of ancient oriental religions


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