Gardens of the gods

myth, magic and meaning by Christopher McIntosh

Publisher: I.B. Tauris, Publisher: In the United States and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York

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  • Gardens -- Symbolic aspects.,
  • Gardens -- Design.,
  • Gardens -- Mythology.
  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-195) and index.

    StatementChristopher McIntosh.
    LC ClassificationsSB470.7 .M38 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 203 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3434557M
    ISBN 101860647405
    ISBN 109781860647406
    LC Control Number2005275604

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Book Description Gardens of the Gods reveals the symbolic language of garden design, exploring the gardens of China with their moon gates and immortal rocks, the Zen gardens of Japan, and the paradise gardens of by: Gardens of the Gods is the result of many years spent researching into  religion and its association with plants in many archives and libraries in Britain, whilst I was Head Gardener at Chiswick House Grounds and a Lecturer at Norwood Hall Horticultural College.

From the Reviews: 1. Gerald Durrell (–) was a British naturalist, zookeeper, conservationist, author, and television presenter. He is the author of the memoirs My Family and Other Animals; Birds, Beasts and Relatives; A Zoo in My Luggage; The Whispering Lands; and The Garden of the Gods; and more than twenty-five nature books.

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Facsimile edition/5. The Garden of Eden (Hebrew: גַּן־עֵדֶן – gan-ʿḖḏen), also called Paradise, is the biblical "garden of God" described in the Book of Genesis and the Book of Ezekiel. Genesis refers to the "garden of God", and the "trees of the garden" are mentioned in Ezekiel The Book of Zechariah and the Book of Psalms also refer to trees and water, without explicitly mentioning.

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A Lament over the King of Tyre 12 “Son of man, take up a lament for the king of Tyre and tell him that this is what the Lord GOD says: ‘You were the seal of perfection, full of wisdom and perfect in beauty. 13 You were in Eden, the garden of God.

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The Four Gardens. The First Garden is the Garden of Eden. God created man to have a relationship and walked in the garden with Adam and Eve. He created man with glory and part of that glory was to have dominion over the animals.

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