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111. Ancient Near Eastern Chronology: To Revise or not to Revise? [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... obscure part of the sky), a triumphal return, the death of Absalom and the procurement of a young female consort in order to produce a new heir etc. The treatment of Absalom, favourite son of David is reminiscent ... . These groups had crystallized into kingdoms by the reign of Solomon and the evidence suggests that the ecological problems had normalized which may explain the epithet peace' attached to the figure of Solomon, peace essentially in the environment- in ... Mongol invasions are a prime example. The sack of Berwick by Edward I was followed by the killing of its male inhabitants- for the purpose of gaining the submission of the Scots further north. Whilst Edward was a Norman, ...
112. Canopy Skies of Ancient Man by Isaac Vail [Books]
... . In the end it was said that Kronos was allowed to reign on condition that he would rear none but female children, which becomes very significant when taken in connection with the idea that the wife was a prismatic grandeur, ... race to fall into this custom independently of any collusion with a world environment. Was it an outgrowth of a normal sentiment in all men that there were gods to deal with in the first place? and that they could be ... son it is said that he took measures to hinder the fulfilment of his daughter's prophecy, by thrusting all his male children out of the heavens and. back into the womb of Earth. The Sons of Heaven were Sons of ...
113. The Birth of Athena [Journals] [Aeon]
... most civilized of cultures preserve such a prepostrous tale about their greatest god and goddess? (43) Nor are females of much use as warriors, particularly so newborn babes. One can only be dismayed as to why a people ... analyzed it as the experience of a mysterium tremendum et fascinasum, a confrontation with a Wholly Other' outside of normal experience and indescribable in its terms; terrifying, ranging from sheer demonic dread through awe to sublime majesty; and ... Shiva] clearly describe a violent confrontation between the dark goddess and her husband, in the course of which the male is slain." (88) Indeed, according to Shulman, the myth of the goddess' conquest of ...
114. Night of the Gods: Polar Myths. The North [Books]
... Avestan tar go-over = Sanskrit tar pass. She is a terminal goddess). Sisters of PraxiThea were the primeval female powers ProtoGeneia, First Birth, and ChThonia the Earth-goddess. Here is the genealogy of Boreas, whose horse-god character ... W of N). Gaubil thought this, was due to the variation of the compass, 22 which is normally 20 to 20 30' in China, and rarely more than 40 30'.23 From the end of ... 10 or 12 hours longer, and then she dyed." When the archaic Chinaman's body was shrouded, the male relatives and officials faced North, but the women faced South.104Their burial-grounds lie to the North of the town ...
... sculptures of her monuments, and crushed in pieces the statues of her gods. Yet the next day, with an easy transition, they proclaimed the great impersonation of the female, or productive principle of Nature, who in the Mexican, as in every other system of mythology, is the consort of the Sun, to be no other ... " we obtain the following outline of the mythology of the ancients: " It recognises, as the primary elements of all things, Two INDEPENDENT PRINCIPLES OF THE NATURE OF MALE AND FEMALE; and these, in mystic union, as the soul and body, constitute the GREAT HERMAPHRODITE DEITY, THE ONE, the universe itself, consisting still ...
116. The Dragon in China and Japan by M. W. VISSER [Books]
... in wrong places Dragon-horses Geomancy CHAPTER III. GENERAL INFORMATION. Enormous light-giving mountain gods. Nature of the dragons What dragons like and dislike Shape of the dragons . Male and female dragons Different kinds of dragons. Kiao lung Rearing and taming dragons Dragons ridden by sien, or drawing the cars of gods and holy men. Dragon-boats Dragon-tail-road" and ... Dragons appearing in wrong places Dragon-horses Geomancy CHAPTER III. GENERAL INFORMATION. Enormous light-giving mountain gods. Nature of the dragons What dragons like and dislike Shape of the dragons . Male and female dragons Different kinds of dragons. Kiao lung Rearing and taming dragons Dragons ridden by sien, or drawing the cars of gods and holy men. Dragon-boats Dragon-tail-road ...
117. Society News [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... , when the introduction of a whole new range of tools coincided with an extraordinary use of red ochre and a creative explosion in art with representational imagery of animals and the female figure. Contra Freud, there was no phallic imagery at this time. The Upper Palaeolithic Revolution was directly connected with the hunting of the large ice-age mammals, such ... reindeer and mammoth and came about by a social behavioural change in which males went out on organised hunts and brought the meat back for the females and infants at a home base. This is unprecedented in any other primate, where females typically only obtain meat from individual males by offering sex. Females encumbered by young stand very little chance. ...
118. The Creation of Woman [Books]
... demand, and to repair a serious omission. Though the J' account of the creation is only indirectly vocal upon that point, the animals were created male and. female from the outset. But when it came to creating man, Yahweh, like any typical male, was apparently only able to think in terms of his own sex ... God VIII The Creation of Woman As we have seen in the preceding chapter it is a peculiar trait of many of the myths describing the creation of mankind that, only males were first called into existence. The women were created later in other ways, and out of other materials. In the Book of Genesis the myth of the creation ...
119. The Cosmic Double Helix [Journals] [Aeon]
... onto the central axis mundi. The intertwined spirals attract the symbolism of dual opposites as one is black, the other white, one dark, the other bright, one female, the other male, one bad, the other good, one down, the other up, and so forth. It would seem that a difference in colour ... dark versus bright- was present in the visual prototype. Early Iconography In the triad of myth, ritual, and iconography, the latter can perhaps be regarded as the purest and least distorted of the three, at least insofar as abstracticonography is meant. This is because abstract traditional images have managed to steer clear of symbolism, testifying in ...
120. The Female Star [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon V:3 (Dec 1998) Home | Issue Contents The Female Star Ev Cochrane I am frequently asked why anyone should care about ancient myth? The answer, quite simply, is that for many millennia myth served as the primary means of recording and communicating ancient man's most fundamental beliefs regarding the nature of the cosmos ... natural enough, since to the unaided eye Venus is the loveliest of the planets."  But why should a beautiful planet be viewed as female rather than male? Others have sought an answer in the peculiarities inherent in the planet's periods of visibility: "Another reason to worship Venus and find significance in her movements is that ...
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