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71. Stonehenge Lunar-Solar Calendar [Journals] [Kronos]
... From: Kronos Vol. XI No. 3 (Summer 1986) Home | Issue Contents The amazing, astonishingly accurate Stonehenge Lunar-Solar Calendar Now you not only can learn the purpose of the mysterious ancient stone structure in southwestern England, but you will be able to demonstrate to your own satisfaction that the monument was an operational calendar that corrolated lunar months with solar years over the 19-year period of the Metonic cycle. Printed on green 10" by 14 ½" parchtext paper, this stylized schematic is perfect for framing as an ideal conversation piece, and has accompanying tet which explains the evolution and operation of the calendar in detail. The Stonehenge Calendar $3 .75 N. ...
72. The Year Of 360 Days, Part 2 Mars Ch.8 (Worlds in Collision) [Velikovsky] [Velikovsky Worlds in Collision]
... last verses is that in successive Great Ages . . . there were slight differences in the motion of the heavenly bodies." Explaining the term bija, which means a correction of time in every new age, the book of says "time is the destroyer of the worlds." The sacerdotal year, like the secular year of the calendar, consisted of 360 days composing twelve lunar months of thirty days each. From approximately the seventh pre-Christian century on, the year of the Hindus became 365 ¼ days long, but for temple pur poses the old year of 360 days was also observed, and this year is called savana. When the Hindu calendar acquired a year of ...
73. The Periodic Cyclicism Of Ancient Catastrophes [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... When the same gathering takes place in Capricorn, then we are in danger of the Deluge."1 INTRODUCTION In, and only in, ancient Hebrew literature can one find accounts and descriptions of ancient catastrophes that have been intermixed with ancient chronologies. Thus, two aspects of the dating of those catastrophes is possible. One aspect is the calendared day of the month which identifies the location of the Earth in its orbit. The second aspect is the year. 1 Stanley Mayeer Burstein, The Babylonaica of Berossus (Location and Date omitted). 54 VELIKOVSKIAN Vol. V, No. 1 Fourteen separate catastrophes can be identified covering some 17 centuries B.C ., and ...
74. Sun, Moon and Sothis [advert] [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon V:4 (July 1999) Home | Issue Contents Advertisement Sun, Moon and Sothis A Study of Calendar Reforms in Ancient Egypt Lynn E.Rose FRESH OFF THE PRESS The Osiris Series Sponsored by Cosmos & Chronos Series Editor- Dwardu Cardona Volume II Hard cover: 339 pages Including: Appendices, Bibliography & Index The history of calendars is far from cut-and-dried. Almost every topic that this book addresses has long been the subject of heated controversy. Rose sees Hellenistic and Roman Egypt as of unparalleled importance in the history of calendar development. Even the Julian calendar had its origins in Hellenistic Egypt. Very likely, the Julian calendar itself was Sothic- that ...
75. The Synodical Year Of Venus, Part 1 Venus Ch.10 (Worlds in Collision) [Velikovsky] [Velikovsky Worlds in Collision]
... one or two days, and thereafter appears west of the rising sun and is again the Morning Star. These movements of Venus and their exact duration have been known to the people of the Orient and the Occident for over two thousand years. Actually a "Venus year," which follows the synodical revolution of Venus, was employed in calendars of the Old and New World alike. Five synodical years of Venus equal 2919.6 days, whereas eight years of 365 days equal 2920 days, and eight Julian years of 365-1/4 days equal 2922 days. In other words, in four years there is a difference of approximately one day between the Venus and the Julian ...
76. Changes in the Times and the Seasons, Part 1 Venus Ch.5 (Worlds in Collision) [Velikovsky] [Velikovsky Worlds in Collision]
... Yahou sent astronomers to the Valley of Obscurity and to the Sombre Residence to observe the new movements of the sun and of the moon and the syzygies or the orbital points of the conjunctions, also "to investigate and to inform the people of the order of the seasons."(4 ) It is also said that Yahou introduced a calendar reform: he brought the seasons into accord with the observations; he did the same with the months; and he "corrected the days."(5 ) Plutarch gives the following description of a derangement of seasons: "The thickened air concealed the heaven from view, and the stars were confused with a disorderly huddle of fire ...
77. Thoth Vol I, No. 25: November 3, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... normally make a clear statement of their articles of faith, science introduces its assumptions more surreptitiously. B. Alan Wallace, "Choosing Reality"- VELIKOVSKY'S COMET VENUS (9 ) By David Talbott (email@example.com) [EDITOR'S NOTE: This continues Talbott's series of articles on the myth of the comet Venus.] 52-YEAR CALENDAR ROUND Across Mesoamerica, the combination of two calendars, the solar or seasonal calendar and the 260-day ritual calendar, produced an extended sequence of sacred time, in which the two calendars concluded on the same day only once every 52 solar years- a cosmic cycle of extreme import. This 52-year cycle the Maya called the Calendar Round and the ...
78. Conventional Chronologists: Sothic or So Thick? [Journals] [SIS Review]
... shortly before sunrise .. . this latter event, described by modern astronomers as the heliacal rising of Sirius, and by the going up of Sirius', came to be regarded as the true New Year's Day (f-wpt-rnpt), the day with which first month of Inundation (the first season), day one' of the civil calendar ought always to have coincided. We have it on the authority of Censorinus that heliacal rising and civil New Year's Day did so coincide in AD139, and thence it is calculated that similar coincidences must have occurred in 1317 and 2773BC'. Thus speaks the Oracle - and for pure corporate speculation, it takes the biscuit. However my ...
79. Sirius and Saturn [Journals] [SIS Review]
... State University. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. He taught ancient philosophy for 35 years at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he is now Emeritus Professor of Philosophy. He has published two books: Aristotle's Syllogistic (1969) and Sun, Moon, and Soth is: A Study of Calendars and Calendar Reforms in Ancient Egypt (1999). He is also the author of numerous articles on Greek philosophy. ancient calendars and archaeoastronomy. Summary A more careful reading of the Canopus Decree enables us to retrocalculate Sothic dates much more precisely than ever before. Middle Kingdom lunar documents fail to fit in the second millennium but they do ...
80. The Aubrey Holes of Stonehenge (Concluded) [Journals] [Kronos]
... such a correspondence. My suggestion evoked no comment but I see now, in a more recent article, that the 28 spokes of the Big Horn Medicine Wheel, as it is called, and the 56 Aubrey holes of Stonehenge are being connected.(29) I also notice that Stonehenge is now openly being referred to as a solar calendar although it was not very long ago that this designation was being shunned.(30) On a different front, Professor Barry Fell is a member of a new breed of scholars who have recently been pushing an old idea to the forefront of public notice. This is the idea of European contact with the continent of America long before ...
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