How did the human heart become associated with love? And how did it turn into the shape we know today? —

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IDEAS.TED.COM Feb 12, 2019 / Marilyn Yalom Jehan de Grise and his workshop, “The Heart Offering,” 1338-1344. Illustration from The Romance of Alexander, Bodleian Library, Oxford, England. We see the familiar symbol everywhere — in text messages, signs, cakes, clothing, and more. But we also know the real heart looks nothing like it. Historian Marilyn Yalom tells […]

How did the human heart become associated with love? And how did it turn into the shape we know today? —

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