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The Origin of the Heart Symbol

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Consider these facts: 1. The ‘heart’ symbol has been found in a number of different cultures from widely dispersed areas. These include the Aztecs, Buddhists, Celts, Christians, Hebrews, Hindus, Muslims and Taoists. 2. The heart has appeared at a number of different ages. The oldest known occurrence is with the Cro-Magnon peoples. Other occurrences have been in ancient China 5000 years ago, ancient Egypt, Greece about 400BC, India, and in Mexico around AD1400. 3. The shape has been reasonably consistent from one region to another. The hypothesis to be presented here will propose that the heart symbol is a construction derived from astronomical observations and based on ‘scientific’ reasoning. It is interesting to note that all early occurrences of the ‘heart’ symbol appeared in cultures located in the northern hemisphere, north of the Tropic of Cancer. The hypothesis proposed here is that the symbol was developed by ancient peoples living... More > somewhere along this tropic, or north of it.< Less
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Published
January 11, 2008
Language
English
Pages
16
File Format
PDF
File Size
182.84 KB

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