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281. Focus - Home & Abroad [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... Vail (1840-1912), an obscure American school teacher, whose writings first described the importance of what are now termed 'hidden halos'. According to his view, much of mythology and legend can be understood in terms of ice crystal halos and the way light is reflected from them so that the appearance of such phenomena as 'dragon's eyes' is seen by ... Workshop II but having said this, it must be admitted that this is where any similarity between the two schools of thought ends. Stonehenge Viewpoint does indeed investigate such items as mythological swords, dragons and angel wings but the interpretation of such phenomena is not a Velikovskian one, but rather one that owes its origins to Isaac N. Vail (1840-1912) ... that similar phenomena as that dealt with by Stonehenge Viewpoint is also studied in the works of Immanuel Velikovsky but with very different results. As is well known to Velikovskians, such myths as the fiery dragon are related to the close approach of cometary bodies to the earth. It is difficult to see how both schools of thought can be correct or at best ...
282. The Mars Mystery: The Secret Connection Between Earth and the Red Planet by Graham Hancock [Aeon Journal $]
... , perhaps more fittingly, it might have been named after the Icelandic poet and mythologist Snorri Sturluson, since 1178 was the year of his birth). And, speaking of mythology, we ourselves are left with a richly vast heritage of global legends that bespeak sky gods who came to visit and instruct mankind in the arts and sciences and left again. ... would have centered on polar Kochab (beta Ursa Minoris) when it was at its meridian zenith at the moment that Alnitak appeared on the eastern horizon. [4 If the mythic memory of mankind sensibly extends back to the end of the last ice age, the age of Leo, Hancock argues that during that time a celestial battle played out with a ... heretic who himself had yet to be born by at least three and a half centuries (although, perhaps more fittingly, it might have been named after the Icelandic poet and mythologist Snorri Sturluson, since 1178 was the year of his birth). And, speaking of mythology, we ourselves are left with a richly vast heritage of global legends that bespeak ...
283. Bookshelf [SIS C&C Review $]
... discovered effects, e.g. blood coagulability, cardiac function, reaction speed. (Trans. from Russian.) THE REBEL LANDS: An investigation into the origins of Early Mesopotamian mythology by J. V. Kinnier Wilson and Herman Vanstiphout. Cambridge U. P.: approx. £10. A further study of early religion in the Near East. ... religion. TORTILLAS FOR THE GODS: A symbolic analysis of Zinacanteco rituals by E. Z. Vogt. Harvard University Press, 1976: £9.90. An account of the mythological concepts of a contemporary Maya community. \cdrom\pubs\journals\review\v0202\34books.htm ... unknown treasures of which the Department is the custodian. PYGMY KITABU by Jean-Pierre Hallet, with Alex Pelle, Souvenir Press, 1973: £4.00 Applies a Velikovskian interpretation to catastrophic myths of the Éfé Pygmies of the Ituri Forest (Zaïre). THE WORSHIP OF THE SKY-GOD by E. O. James. Athlone Press, 1963: £3.50. Discusses ...
284. Aeon Volume II, Number 1: Contents [Aeon Journal $]
... seeking to determine whether they resulted from asteroidal impacts or from localised explosions. PAGE 23 Servant of the Sun God David Talbott begins a comprehensive summary of the Mars archetype in world mythology. How is it that a singular mythical figure can appear at once as demiurge and barbarian; trickster and fool; loyal servant of the sun god and prototypical demon? PAGE ... On Comets and Kings Worldwide myths and images of comets are examined by Ev Cochrane, who shows that, taken in their entirety, they echo the story of a great comet Venus, remembered as the soul of the dying god. PAGE 53 Early Glass-making and Chronological Puzzles Continuing his argument on behalf of a new chronology of ancient civilisations, Gunner Heinsohn takes ... impacts or from localised explosions. PAGE 23 Servant of the Sun God David Talbott begins a comprehensive summary of the Mars archetype in world mythology. How is it that a singular mythical figure can appear at once as demiurge and barbarian; trickster and fool; loyal servant of the sun god and prototypical demon? PAGE 37 On Comets and Kings Worldwide myths and ...
285. Some Religious Themes in the Light of Velikovsky et alia [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... title "Queen of Heaven" from Anat, but Anat and Mary in no way resemble each other, and in fact, Anat resembles the Archangel Michael much more closely in mythological terms. The Sword of God Mars is traditionally the warrior planet, and Velikovsky deals with the subject in depth, just as he deals with that planet's connection with rodents, ... I also believe that all other major world religions are a protestantation of this ancient cult which was once the only universal religion. I base this conclusion on the similarities among the myths which are common to all faiths: the Tree of Life, the Rivers, the Supreme God, and the presence in many faiths of a Trinity. Trinity In the Christian ... Jupiter and Venus. It is possible that the moon god Sin was originally Saturn, and that Sin gave its name to God's holy mountain Sinai. The Tree of Life The mythical "Tree of Life" was unquestionably Saturn: many of the planet's symbols closely resemble a tree.(8) The star mounted on top of his cone from certain angles ...
286. The Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes edited by Iona and Peter Opie [SIS C&C Review $]
... a snail, its horns are described as like a cow's and there is some lethal quality associated with its tail. Could this be cometary imagery? A few rhymes hint of mythological relics. Ride a cock horse has older versions with an old woman on a black horse; its association with a very ancient cross is suggestive. Can you make me a ... of riddles, most of them probably of recent invention but we are reminded that riddles concerning legs, such as Two legs sat upon three legs, go back as far as myths about the Sphinx. Incantations appear in various forms. Arthur O'Bower has broken his band, is associated with wind but Arthur is seen as the god of the heavens and the ... a game in which one child is deposed by another and goes back at least to Roman times. It may stem from the early rituals of killing the king, which some mythologists interpret as ensuring vigour in fertility cults but which catastrophists associate with the demise of a Saturn god. Another curious and very old rhyme which is probably associated with the same theme ...
287. Book Reviews [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... for the old chestnut of Santorini. There is certainly no hint here to back up the rumour of a Russian expedition supposedly finding evidence of ruins in the Atlantic. The Flood mythology is eventually dismissed as due to local phenomena, which is a lame finish to discussions and maps showing how widespread and similar are the flood myths from around the world. Strangely ... Rezanov follows this immediately with an interesting description of the history of the Mediterranean basin, with its drying up and subsequent catastrophic reflooding about 10Myrs ago. He refers to this as a deluge, though perhaps the translation is a little misleading, but hastens to add that man had not evolved at that stage. As a collection of descriptions of most types of ... ) It must be questionable how much of del Mar's material is relevant to modern historical studies, as he makes it abundantly clear that a great deal of what he cites is mythical or synthetic, having been manipulated by people who were trying to make use of it to advance their own interests (and who did not stop short of re-writing ancient data, ...
288. C&C Review 1997:2: Contents [SIS C&C Review $]
... 37 Monitor by Jill Abery 40 Bookshelf by Jill Abery 46 Reviews 47 Origins: Today's Science, Tomorrow's Myth (J. E. Strickling)- reviewed by Trevor Palmer 47 Mythic Ireland (M. Dames)- reviewed by Phillip Clapham 49 The Sacred Mythological Centres of Ireland (J. Roberts)- reviewed by Phillip Clapham 50 Aba: The Glory ... the Torment; The life of Dr Immanuel Velikovsky (Dr R. V. Sharon) reviewed by Brian Moore 51 The Impact of Impact! Benny J. Peiser reviews the reception of IMPACT! The Threat of Comets and Asteroids (G. Verschuur) 52 The Avebury Cycle (M. Dames)- reviewed by Phillip Clapham 53 Society News 55 Letters ... 'Worlds in Collision' after Heinsohn 13 William Mullen examines what happens to the evidence for Velikovsky's Worlds in Collision events if the revised chronology of Gunnar Heinsohn is adopted O-Kee-Pa: Catastrophe Myths and Rituals of the North American Mandan Indians 22 In 'O-Kee-Pa', the Mandans linked legends of past catastrophe with a cruel initiation rite for their young men. Benny Josef Peiser ...
289. Conference: Our Violent Solar System [SIS Internet Digest $]
... She was present for the entire seminar, did three interviews (two before and one after the seminar) with Dave and Wal, and has set up a series on the mythology and the human side of the catastrophes with Dave. A hectic week of preparations finished, I spent most of Friday afternoon chatting over gazpacho and tea at a large round table ... were brought up. Anyway, I'll say it again for you, Don-- "the planets can't "see" each other electrically unless their magnetospheres actually touch." Mythological translation: Zeus's thunderbolts (Thor's Hammer, etc) fly only when planets are close. Ev Cochrane added another ton or two of "weight of evidence" to the three ... row of small circles. I think he intended to tell us about the line-up of small circles (he later elaborated on them). But the zig-zags made all of the mythologists gasp. "Where did you see that?" "Do they really look like that? With the teeth of the parallel zig-zags exactly opposite each other?" Ev added ...
290. Kronia Communications [SIS Internet Digest $]
... /www.kronia.com/~kronia The Mythscape Video Series: Mythologist, David Talbott takes us on a 90 minute odyssey into the world as the ancients saw it and reported in their myths about "The Golden Age". This was an era of peace and plenty when the great planetary gods Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and Venus ruled the heavens. Then it ... From: SIS Internet Digest 1996:1 Home¦ Issue Contents Kronia Communications http://www.kronia.com/~kronia The Mythscape Video Series: Mythologist, David Talbott takes us on a 90 minute odyssey into the world as the ancients saw it and reported in their myths about "The Golden Age". This was an era of peace and plenty ... the great planetary gods Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and Venus ruled the heavens. Then it ended. The gods turned their wrath on a helpless humanity, causing geological upheaval, global destruction and chaos, the catastrophic collapse of great civilizations, the mass extinctions of species, the greatfloods and the ice ages. "Remembering the End of the World" is ...
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