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151. Tuning in to Nature, by Philip S. Callahan (Review) [Journals] [SIS Review]
... form of snobbism that excludes all but the chosen elite'. In the case of insect perceptions the biochemical elite have reduced the ability of the male moth to find the female to a simple odoriferous detection of chemical pheromones which she produces. Callahan pieces together a far more interesting and believable story. The insect integumet is a complex structure covered ... have fallen by evolving a form of snobbism that excludes all but the chosen elite'. In the case of insect perceptions the biochemical elite have reduced the ability of the male moth to find the female to a simple odoriferous detection of chemical pheromones which she produces. Callahan pieces together a far more interesting and believable story. The insect integumet ...
152. Aphrodite - The Moon or Venus? [Journals] [SIS Review]
... all adequately explained by the history of Venus as reconstructed by Velikovsky. If Velikovsky is right, then Athena probably originated simply as a personification of the new planet as a female deity. Those aspects of her nature not connected with her role as a planet-goddess, such as her reputation for wisdom and her patronage of the crafts, would have ... ." (28) This dichotomy of her two contrasting roles has long been understood as being connected with the planet Venus, since the Babylonians considered the morning star as male, reflecting Ishtar's warlike aspect, and the evening star as female, reflecting her aspect as love-goddess (29). Stephen Langdon, one of the greatest authorities on ...
153. The Dragon in Myth and Folklore [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... taninim", the medieval Jewish commentator Rashi, quoting Tractate Baba Bathra 74b, comments: "It means here the Leviathan and its consort which He created, male and female. He, however, killed the female and preserved it in salt for the benefit of the righteous in the time to come, for had they been permitted to ... the "taninim", the medieval Jewish commentator Rashi, quoting Tractate Baba Bathra 74b, comments: "It means here the Leviathan and its consort which He created, male and female. He, however, killed the female and preserved it in salt for the benefit of the righteous in the time to come, for had they been ...
154. "Only One Sister O'er His Bier". Part 2 (Oedipus and Akhnaton) [Velikovsky]
... was originally thought that the words were a prayer by the dead person to the god; then, many years ago, it was found that they were addressed by a female to the deceased. Gardiner formulated it this way: "The first thing to be noticed is that the woman whose name has been wilfully destroyed in line i of ... female, one of the daughters of Akhnaton. At first the Museum labeled its jar as portraying Queen Tiy; when it was realized that the mummy was that of a male "the label of the Museum's specimen was altered to take these new theories into account" and the name of Akhnaton was written on it. Twenty years later " ...
155. The Saturn Thesis (Part 3) [Journals] [Aeon]
... goddess breast of the mother goddess vase, vessel mouth of the sun Mars as innermost sphere contained within the sphere of the ancient goddess. MARS = masculine heart of the female heart unborn child or impregnating "seed" in the womb pupil of the eye navel-born hero child in the egg child at the breast hero emerging from a vase hero ... (The breadth of the stroke recording the inner circle in the hieroglyph of Ra will not allow for two separate circles, but the "magnified" artistic images of the male and female "hearts" of Ra in juxtaposition eliminate any ambiguity.) It was from such reasoning as this that I deduced what now stands as the Saturn theory's ...
156. Night of the Gods: The Stone [Books]
... the aimant which repulses and throws off iron was called the theamedes,55 by the ancients and ein Bleser in Germany. There was believed to be a male and a female aimant [which is not so very far of our modern terms of positive and negative electricity. The aimant showed the quarters (plages) of the world, and ... The part of the aimant which repulses and throws off iron was called the theamedes,55 by the ancients and ein Bleser in Germany. There was believed to be a male and a female aimant [which is not so very far of our modern terms of positive and negative electricity. The aimant showed the quarters (plages) of the ...
157. The Legends of the Jews: Volume II - Moses in Egypt [Books]
... , and commanded them to slay all men children, but to save the daughters of the Hebrew women alive," for the Egyptians were as much interested in preserving the female children as in bringing about the death of the male children. They were very sensual, and were desirous of having as many women as possible at their service. ... come to pass, they may overwhelm us by reason of their numbers, and chase us forth out of the land, let the king issue a decree, that every male child of the Israelites shall be killed at his birth. Then we need not be afraid of them if we should be overtaken by war. Now let the king ...
158. The Hero's Garment [Journals] [Aeon]
... .  She was represented in art with a beard.  The Cyprian Aphrodite also exhibited a beard and a generally male character, but shown wearing female vestments. She was referred to variously as Aphroditos, deus Venus, and barbata Venus.  "The bisexuality of the Near-Eastern Aphrodite-Astarte lies in the background ... Year festivals, and heroic myth. Significantly, even the prime examples of heroes- such as Herakles and Susanowo- are associated with traditions of cross-dressing.  Male trans-vestites were in the service of Aphrodite-Astarte.  "On the island of Kos sacrifice was made to Heracles by a priest wearing woman's clo-thing, and the ...
159. Heracles as Cross-Dresser [Journals] [Aeon]
... of extraordinary astronomical events. Perhaps the most disconcerting tradition involving the Greek strongman reports that he occasionally donned women's clothes. Loukianos, among others, states that Heracles dressed in female garments. [1 ] Heracles' adoption of feminine garb while serving Queen Omphale in Lydia is especially well known (see Figure One). According to Euripedes, ... , offered the following observation: "In summary, the association of Heracles with Omphale goes back to a much more serious union of pre-Hellenic religion, a union of the male fertilizing agent and the female reproductive power of Mother Earth. Along with the fact that the legend furnishes us with the best evidence for the sacred marriage, it has ...
160. The Ramesside Star Tables [Journals] [SIS Review]
... (or the dagger? the hieroglyphs concerned appear to have been read by others as "the mooring post"; see also Appendix II); H - "The female hippopotamus" (see also Appendix II); J - "The giant" (see also Appendix II); K - "The star Aryt" L - ... sometimes combine two stars on a single line). One, or very occasionally more than one 5-pointed star sign is positioned on each of the 13 horizontal rows of a normal grid. These star signs are obviously intended to indicate the precise position of the star which is named (in hieroglyphs) in the adjoining line of the text. ...
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