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The History of the Shield of David

The Birth of a Symbol


Gerbern S. Oegema

Contents: The Six-Pointed Star in Antiquity and in Magic - The Hexagram on Flags and in Bible Manuscripts - The Shield of David on Printers' Marks and Ex libris, in Synagogal Art, on Huppa Stones and on Tomb Stones - The Hexagram as a Brewery Star and as a Symbol of Alchemists and Freemasons - The Shield of David as the symbol of Zionism and as an Anti-Semitic-Symbol.