This article is an attempt to present an exhaustive and interpretative guide to the many symbolic aspects in Max Frisch¿s HOMO FABER. Although some of these symbols are very evident, others are not, and demand a very good knowledge of the Greek culture and a solid interpretation to reach the deep level of the novel. With this work we hope that the common cultivated reader might achieve an integral reading of the novel on its many levels. First we analyze the symbolic use of TIME and its many mergings with the meaning and the formal structure of the novel: Faber¿s travels, the analepses and prolepses, their use and meaning. Afterwards we proceed..
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