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251. The Great Father [The Saturn Myth] [Books]
... Ani is the hair of Nu. The face of Osiris Ani is the face of Re. The eyes of Osiris Ani are the eyes of Hathor. The ears of Osiris Ani are the ears of Ap-uat. The lips of Osiris Ani are the lips of Anpu... (24) In almost the same words, the Papyrus of Nu joins the divinities Osiris, Ptah, Anpu, Hathor, Horus, Isis, and others to the body of Re. (25) In the Memphite theology Atum, Horus, Thoth, and the company of gods became the limbs of Ptah. (26) Syncretization of this sort, though appearing absurd to us today, actually helped to preserve the original idea against the eroding forces of cultural assimilation. Faced with a growing number of competing deities, the priests proclaimed: there was only one great god in the beginning, whose body encompassed a circle of subordinate deities. In a subsequent development of the myth, the Heaven Man passed into a mythical-philosophical explanation of our Earth and the material universe as a ...
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252. Bibliography [The Saturn Myth] [Books]
... ed., 2 vols. James Bailey, The God-Kings and the Titans (New York, 1973) H. S. Bellamy, Moons, Myths and Man (New York, 1938) E. Bergmann, with Ake W. Sjoberg, The Collechon of the Sumerian Temple Hymns (Locust Valley, 1969) Elsdon Best, The Astronomical Knowledge of the Maori (Wellington, 1922) S. S. Bhawe, The Soma Hymns of the Rig Veda (Baroda, 1957) C. J. Bleeker, Hathor and Thoth (Leiden, 1973) Raymond Bloch, "Le Symbolisme Cosmique," Série Orientale Roma, Vol. XIV (Rome, 1957) Franz Boll, "Kronos-Helios," Archiv für Religionswissenschaft, XIX (1916-19) A. Bouche-Leclerq, L'Astrologie Grecque (Paris, 1899) Robert Briffault, The Mothers (London, 1927), Vol. I Robert Brown, Jr., Eradinus: River and Constellatton (London, 1883) Researches into the Origins of the Primitive Constellations (Oxford, 1900), 2 vols. ...
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253. Eclipses in ancient history [Maverick Science Website]
... . 439, quoting Ibn al-Jawzi) Here Stephenson notes that the date provided by Ibn al-Jawzi "is exactly correct." Further removed in time from the present is the following report of a solar eclipse from Theon (c. 370 AD), included in his commentary on Ptolemy's Almagest: "The exact ecliptic conjunction which we have discussed, and which took place according to the Egyptian calendar in the 1112 th year from the reign of Nabonassar, 2 5/6 equal or equinoctial hours after midday on the 24 th of Thoth, and according to the Alexandrian calendar reckoned by simple civil days in the 1112 th year of the same reign, 2 5/6 equal or equinoctial hours after midday on the 22 nd of Payni And moreover we observed with the greatest certainty the time of the beginning of contact, reckoned by civil and apparent time, as 2 5/6 equinoctial hours after midday, and the time of the middle of the eclipse as 3 4/5 hours, and the time of complete restoration as 4 1/2 hours ...
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254. Letters [SIS C&C Workshop $]
... . From there, via Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, it is only a matter of island hopping to Queensland. b. In the early 1960s, British Museum scientists (no referenec given) discovered that, from about 1,000BC onwards, eucalyptus resin was employed in the embalming of the dead, among other uses. As such a commodity could only have been obtained in those times from New Guinea or Australia, did Egyptians make regular expeditions that far afield? c. The Gympie 'Ape Man' bears a resemblance to Thoth, depicted as a squatting ape prior to 1,000BC. Mr Gilmour claims to see a symbol, between the squatting legs of the 'Ape Man', identical to the Egyptian hieroglyph for a papyrus flower, Thoth's symbol as the god of writing. If I have not strained credulity too far already, may I now direct the reader's attention to an article in Nexus magazine (PO Box 30, Mapleton, Queensland 4560), April/May 1994, by Paul White? In it, he claims to have been ...
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255. Friday Evening Discussion [SIS C&C Review $]
... took it over in mid-1990s. Ev is continuing with his research and published a book a couple of years ago on mythology surrounding Mars, called Martian Metamorphoses; The Planet Mars in Ancient Myth and Religion. He hopes to have a book on Venus out this year and is working with Dave Talbott on a new book summarising the whole Saturn theory, which should be out around mid-2001. He is also working with Wal Thornhill, with whom he has 'a few irons in the fire right now'. Amy Acheson is editor of Thoth, an Internet journal deriving from the Kronia discussion list. She shares the writing of editorials with her husband Mel. Kronia.com features the work of Dave Talbott, Ev Cochrane, Wal Thornhill and Dwardu Cardona. Her major interest at present is the work of Halton Arp, who has knocked the current dogma of cosmology 'right out of the ring'. He is both radical and right and his ideas fit with the 'Electric Universe' scenario. The whole of extra-galactic cosmology is based on the Hubble's assumption that redshift can only be ...
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256. In Defence of Higher Chronologies [SIS C&C Review $]
... 1997, pp. 92-93, 96-97. For a more detailed treatment of these ideas, see Sun, Moon, and Sothis: A Study of Calendars and Calendar Reforms in Hellenistic and Roman Egypt, and Their Implications for Earlier Egyptian Chronology, forthcoming from Kronos Press as Volume II of The Osiris Series. 5. This date is derived from the Turin King-List, which tells us (VI, 2) that the reign of Sebeknefru lasted for 3 years, 10 months and 24 days. Since such intervals were counted from the Thoth 1 at the beginning of the Egyptian year in which the ascension occurred, it seems that her reign would have ended on III smw 25, which corresponds to October 4 Julian, -331. See my Sun, Moon, and Sothis, Chaps. 19 and 20. 6. According to Herodotus (II, 124-140), Cheops (or Khufu) was five kings prior to Sabakos the Ethiopian. We already know that this Sabakos came to the throne late in the 8th century. Accordingly, the Great Pyramid of Cheops ...
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257. Mercury [Velikovsky Archive Website]
... on his headgear ot at his ankles, and with an emblem, caduceus, twin snakes winding. The Babylonian name of the planet was Nebo, and he was an important deity, as the name of the mountain Nebo, on which tradition lets Moses die (Sinai, by the was, was consecrated to the Moon, Sin in Babylonian); Nebo in the names of the Kings Nabopolassar and Nebukhadnezzar testifies to its significance in the Babylonian pantheon as late as the seventh and sixth centuries. Equally pronounced was the role of Thoth, the planet Mercury of the Egyptian pantheon, the theophoric part of the name Thutmose or Tut-ankh-amen. Mercury, or Hermes of the Greeks, was a swift messenger of the gods that speeded on his errand sent by Jupiter or Zeus. In my understanding Mercury was once a satellite of Jupiter or of Saturn and under circumstances not understood by me, was directed toward the sun and caught there in an orbit still elliptical. It could, however, have been a comet passing near Jupiter and the entwined snakes of the caduceus ...
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... same gentleman known by modern historians as Ramesses III? What if modern scholarship misread Manetho from the very outset? Manetho Revisited The work of the Manetho must be part of the basic toolkit for any budding Egyptologist, yet modern textbooks appear disturbingly light on information. According to a 1902 publication, 'This distinguished man was born at Sebennytus, the Thebneteret of the hieroglyphic inscriptions, and he flourished in the reigns of Ptolemy Lagus and Ptolemy Philadelphus; his name seems to be the Greek form of the Egyptian Ma'en-Tehuti, i.e. 'gift of Thoth'... He is described as a 'high priest and scribe', and bore a reputation for great learning, and he was undoubtedly admirably fitted to draw up, in Greek, the history of Egypt... He divided the kings of Egypt into thirty dynasties... Now the principal versions of the King List of Manetho are four in number, and they are found in the famous 'Chronography', which was drawn up about the end of the VIIIth century of our era by George the Monk, ...
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259. Solomon and Sheba [SIS C&C Review $]
... may have occurred significantly later. 10. See e.g. CAH II, Part I, 2nd ed., p. 323, Cambridge, 1973. 11. Mallon, A., 'The Religion of Ancient Egypt', Studs. in Comparative Religion (CTS, London, 1956), 3'... this multiplicity [of gods was but superficial it was a multiplicity of titles, not of gods. The supreme Creator god was called Atum at Heliopolis; at Memphis, Ptah; at Hermopolis... Thoth; Amon at Thebes; Horus at Edfu; Khnum at Elephantine; but if we examine them minutely, we recognize at once that these divinities have everywhere a like nature, the same attributes and properties, an identical role. They differ only in external imagery and in a few accidental features'. 12. Tom Chetwynd's identification of Joseph as Imhotep, great Vizier to Pharaoh Zoser (Djoser) of Egypt's Third Dynasty during a seven year famine (in C&AH, CA, January 1987, Vol.IX, pt.1, ...
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260. A FIRE NOT BLOWN: CHAPTER 27: GLOSSARY [Quantavolution Website]
... only thing that depended on the gods. Much depended in the mind of the ancients on the arrival or departure, presence or absence, of objects in the sky, especially new arrivals. Much depended, too, on the power of heroes who had divine ancestry, on divine inspiration and on radiation. libation As well as the Malatya relief which shows a god holding his thunderbolt over the cup at a libation ceremony, there is a reference to libation in the Book of the Dead which is amenable to an electrical interpretation: Thoth dwells within his hidden places and performs the ceremonies of libation unto the god who reckoneth millions of years, and he maketh a way through the firmament." [Budge's translation, p. 392 magh Hebrew for a Persian priest. Cf. Latin magnus, great. The Sibyl became maior videri, bigger in appearance, as the god Apollo inspired her. manna Egyptian bener, sweet, may be related to the Latin Venus, Vener-. mouse Greek mus, sminthos. Smintheus was one of the epithets of Apollo ...
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261. Forum [SIS C&C Review $]
... replacing the interpretation of Dhwtyms by the usual one (taken from Gardiner). However, Dr Danelius gave no indication that she was offering a non-standard interpretation, and will need to offer a basis for her reading of the name as "son of Dhwty" (for which one would expect "s3 Dhwty", in the same way as "s3 R'") if it is to stand. Whilst one Egyptologist I consulted agreed that the name could be read, assuming "honorific transposition", as "child of Thoth" (but not strictly "son"), Professor I. R. Harris, Director of the School of Oriental Studies in the University of Durham, gave me several cogent reasons why this interpretation- which does not appear in standard works on the Egyptian language- is untenable. (2) The omission of the brackets was an oversight. As at other points in the translation, Breasted's rendering was preferred to the literal wording of the Egyptian. If the whole text were to be presented literally rather than idiomatically, ...
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... ; he reunites upper and lower Egypt and builds a divine city. In the antechamber he begins his ascent to heaven, starting in the form of a bird. The first heavenly place he occupies is the pole-star, symbol of security.** He asks the gods of the four directions to give him the same raft made out of reeds which they gave Osiris when he first began to float up on the heavenly waters with his infant son Horus at his side. The king then asks a daughter of Anubis and friend of Thoth --I tentatively identify these two gods as Mercury and the moon --to open a way for him. The gods make a ladder for him to ascend, and they admire his coming. He claims to the Sun that he comes for the Sun's city (On, Heliopolis), promises to protect the Sun when the agents of storm threaten it, calls upon it in the name of "the great flood, that came forth from the great lady," Heaven, and takes his seat at the prow of the Sun's barge ...
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... Textes Cercuels du Moyen Empire (Paris, 1937), p. 30. 8. A common Egyptian word for the "fiery" circle was aakhu, but there were many others. In this article, all transliterations of Egyptian words are based on Budge's Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary (London, 1920). 9. Faulkner, op. cit., Spell 334; P. Renouf, The Egyptian Book of the Dead (London, 1904), p. 148. 10. C. J. Bleeker, Hathor and Thoth (Leiden, 1973), p. 48. 11. Budge, From Fetish to God in Ancient Egypt (London, 1934), p. 30. 12. R. T. Rundle Clark, Myth and Symbol in Ancient Egypt (New York, 1959), p. 227. 13. Budge, The Papyrus of Ani (New York, 1967), p. 219. 14. Pyr. Text 195. Except where indicated otherwise, all translations of the Pyramid Texts are taken from R. ...
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... evidence far from disconcerting-- it is potentially very useful. MYTHOLOGICAL NIGHTMARE Sadly, in the field of mythology, Clube and Napier are unable to match the standard they set for their astronomy. Their effort, although plausible, is riddled with errors and misconceptions. Take, for instance, the section on Norse mythology. (24) In a series of unsupported and arbitrary-looking decisions, they equate the Tree of Life with the Fenrir wolf; Loki as "Zeus?"; Surt as Balder; but also as Apollo and Thoth. The latter is, according to them, "later" also Osiris. Osiris must have sorely troubled them, for in another place they equate him with "Zeus-Jupiter-Marduk-Athura [sic Mazda". (25) This probably led them to equate Ptah of Memphis with Jupiter (26) when both Osiris and Ptah are more properly Saturn figures. (27) They move from one confusion to another. Zeus (" or Kronos") is also said by them to have been a "principal progenitor". They also ...
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... designated Seti II, whom Velikovsky considers to be a predecessor of Seti I, the father of Ramesses II. The sequence Ramesses I-- Seti I-- Ramesses II-- Merenptah (Merneptah) is well established and is accepted by Velikovsky. Yet, there is also direct inscriptional evidence that Seti II was a close successor and not a predecessor of Merenptah.(22) I therefore see no difficulty in accepting Faulkner's proposal that Seti II added reliefs inside this temple after Merenptah had completed the structure and dedicated it to Thoth.(23) The Tomb of Petamenophis. The evidence that the tomb of Petamenophis dates from the XXVth Dynasty is strong. The proximity of a cartouche of Haremhab to an inscription of Petamenophis is indeed anomalous, although the difference in time under my proposal would be around the order of 100 years, as against 600 under the conventional chronology. However, the tomb itself is part of a large building complex and some distance from the wall of the great outer courtyard on which the cartouche was found.(24) Since ...
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... and civil structure may be found in prehistoric generations. A universal characteristic of ancient astral religions and priesthoods involved the "measurement of time by the movements of the heavenly bodies.. .; the very word measure, like the word month.. ., goes back apparently to a root denoting the moon."(15) MacKenzie writes similarly: An ancient name of the moon was Aa, Â, or Ai, which recalls the Egyptian Aâh or Ah. The Sumerian moon was Aku, 'the measurer,' like Thoth of Egypt, who in his lunar character as a Fate measured out the lives of men and was a god of architects, mathematicians, and scribes.(16) Hinckley-Allen attributes formation of the constellations of the Zodiac to the "Akkad country, probably in almost prehistoric times," marking an early awareness of the annual path of the sun. He suggests that other star groupings "to represent the length of the moon's daily motion in its orbit... possibly long antedated the general constellations or even the solar zodiac ...
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267. Quantavolution and Solaria Binaria [SIS Internet Digest $]
... glimmer of hope to my theories. There has been also an expansion of evidence in support of specific theses of Solaria Binaria. That there are many binary and other multiple-partner systems is now universally admitted. There may be millions of them in our single galaxy. These are recent discoveries. Many stellar binaries have planets that move in some relationship to the principal partners. Many craters exist everywhere in the solar system. Even asteroids can carry craters. Electrical effects are widely remarked. A web site called Intersect and a Web magazine called Thoth, both under the lively direction of astronomer Amy Acheson, pursues the issue of the electrification of the universe. The development of plasma physics has speeded up and has found many applications to cosmology. I might note that, in 1963, I wrote of Velikovsky: "He found space a vacuum and has made it a plenum." When I conjectured the plenum of Solaria Binaria, I could have used the new language of plasma physics. Instead, Milton and I used other words for essentially the same phenomena. The ...
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268. CHAOS AND CREATION: CHAPTER 6: THE URANIANS [Quantavolution Website]
... and earth excited concrete images in Egyptian tombs and on Magdalenian bones. In the Greek myths of the creation following chaos, Hyperion (" Lights") existed before Helios (" Sun"). Both the Sun and Moon are grandchildren of Ouranos and children of Hyperion and Thea [20. Also, in genesis, light came before the sun and stars. In the Pyramid texts, the earliest extant mythological account, the moon is not prominent in the already then old cosmogony. The texts originate in the Mercurian period (Thoth is the Egyptian god) probably between 4480-4137 B. P. So we think that the Moon was present but cannot be identified. Figure 14. HIEROGLYPH OF NUN: THE EGYPTIAN FIRST GOD, THE 'ANCIENT ONE,' 'THE FATHER OF THE GODS'. Figure 15 THE MATING OF THE SKY AND EARTH Figure 15a. The embrace of the Sky and Earth-- Nut and Geb. A widespread and long-lasting myth holds that originally heaven and earth were close lovers and ultimately were separated for various reasons that can be related ...
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... the land of Egypt and the land of Canaan languished by reason of the famine. Genesis 47:13 Every man now plundereth his neighbor. Budge, 121 Joseph's brothers are afraid of being taken for plunderers, because of the money replaced in their sacks. They protest: "How then should we steal silver and gold from your lord's house?" Genesis 43:17;44:8 Counselors and Vizier The nobles are destitute of counsel. Budge, 123 He [a counselor would like to go to the temple of Thoth to enquire of that god, to go to the College of Magicians and search through the sacred books. Budge, Ixiv [Pharaoh sent and called for all the magicians of Egypt and all its wise men, and told them his dream, but there was none who could interpret it to Pharaoh. Genesis 41:8 My mind hath remembered going back to a former time, when I had an advocate, to the time of the god, and of the Ibis-god, and of the chief Kher-heb priest, Imhotep. ...
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... . Saturn, as the retired god (Deus Otiosus) of a planet, is second only to Jupiter in size. But how could the ancients have known this without telescopes? And why would Saturn then be made "father" of Jupiter? Jupiter, the largest planet, is king of the gods, wherever his name or a version thereof is employed. Then come the children, Mars, Mercury and Venus, the others (Neptune, Uranus, the asteroids, and Pluto) being invisible. Mercury (Hermes, Thoth) is more important, earlier and absolutely, than Mars, even though it is smaller in the sky. This we think is significant. Striking, too, is the widespread ancient insistence that planet Venus, the brightest and most conspicuous starry object to the eye, is an offspring of Jupiter; for its size and brilliance should have identified it as the ruler of the planetary gods. The significantly larger-sized Sun and Moon are part of most religious, but have not received over the past several thousan years the frenzied and ...
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... , celebrating a game of dice between Moon and Hermes, the outcome of which added five days to the year, bringing it from 360 to 365 days. (The legend is probably of Egyptian origin.) In my book of Chaos and Creation (1981), Mercury was assigned a period of heavy worship between 2200 and 1500 B. C., that is, up to the Exodus, when Athena-Venus became the cynosure of Earthly eyes. M. Mandelkehr has more recently informed me of several additional authoritative sources who found Thoth active throughout the Old Kingdom of Egypt, and points out that his ibis symbol existed even before dynastic times [1. One should not be astonished by the implication that the planet Mercury had inflicted its presence upon Earth. Other volumes of the Quantavolution Series have explored this possibility in detail. The natural history of Mercury is significantly marked by its appearance earlier as a most prominent god in the succession of gods. Its physical composition and size resemble the Moon's; the two bodies possess, too, with one of Zeus' ...
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... known and diffused. In order to nullify the theory, however, the structure of the pre-existing plot would need to be closely parallel, and analogous gods would need to participate in it. An Egyptian creation myth, much older than "the Love Affair," has a marriage between the Sun (Re) and the Heaven god (Nut, Roman Uranus) that is disturbed by copulation between Heaven and Earth (Geb). The Sun forbids Heaven giving birth to children during the year (360 days), but clever Thoth (Mercury) gambles with the Moon for Time, wins 1/ 72 part of the day, and hands over to Heaven five extra days (365) in which to give birth, whereupon Heaven bore Osiris (Saturn), Horus (Jupiter), Set, Isis, and Nephthys (the last three Venus-connected) on 5 successive days. Many events are incorporated here, but the major characters are from an earlier age and the plot is not analogous or homologous with the plot of "The Love Affair". ...
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273. GODS FIRE: CHAPTER ONE: PLAGUES AND COMETS [Quantavolution Website]
... a general rumor to the effect that the "cream of Egypt was destroyed." Hereditary elites are notoriously self-centered. The lintels of Hebrew houses were marked with sheep's blood to inform Yahweh not to destroy his people dwelling within, particularly the first-born. Many Arabs continue this custom. Yahweh would "pass over" them. Prof. Beer finds in the word "passah" the original meaning "Jumping of the ram." Several images now occur: the original spring sacrifices, the identification of Yahweh with the ram of Egyptian Thoth (Hermes) and thus a clue to Moses' religious origins, the passing over of the god in a cometary form, the awesome destruction of most homes and buildings by violent earthquake, and the passover into the desert from Egypt. Moses and his Hebrew cohorts knew beforehand much of what happened, and understood the interconnections, and therefore the succession, of many of the events. The Egyptian leaders knew, too, although perhaps not so clearly as Moses, but they had to stay put. They had no " ...
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274. Sidelights on Velikovsky's 'Ages in Chaos' [Catastrophism & Ancient History Journal $]
... he acquired more than his just portion of splendor, from the Karnak monuments chiefly of the Pharaoh Thutmose III, to whose achievements Breasted devoted 40 pages of his history, where Shoshenk gets 4. Since the scholars obdurately dated Thutmose in various years at a distance of five centuries before Solomon, you can imagine their dismay over Velikovsky's identification of King Shishak with Thutmose III. 23 The Bible never names the kings of Egypt by their titles claiming kinship with gods, whom the scribes of the Bible abominated. So the "Child of Thoth" would not appear in their pages except with a humbler name. 24 If Israelite writers knew the monarchs by none but theophoric or throne names they evidently contented themselves by alluding to them simply as the Pharaoh-- "Big house." We are unacquainted with the cradle or personal name of Thutmose III, but the circumstantial testimony that it was Shishak strikes me as massive. 25 Chapter 3 of the Book of Kings begins with facts apparently taken from a lost treasure called The Deeds of Solomon.The King of Israel, we ...
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... from the prophets are marked by generalizations and exaggerations; they cannot constitute a basis for reconstructing the real institution of Molech." This, however, seems to be nothing but an attempt to whitewash the evidence contained in the Old Testament itself. It is difficult for us to imagine how parents could be induced to offer their children for sacrifice and even to consume them. In David Talbott's words, however, this ritual practice, like all such, served to re-enact "critical junctures in the biographies of gods"-- (Thoth, IV/16)-- in this case a planetary event in the ancient sky which ancient man interpreted as a god devouring his children. [19 Ibid., 16: 11-21. [20 Hosea 4: 13-14. [21 [Cf. TheDamascusDocument IV: 19-21, where the carrying of the deities in question is placed in the future, rather than in the past. F. G. Martínez, The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated (N. Y., 1996), pp. 37-38. Ed ...
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