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101. Editorial [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... correspondents will keep up their good work upon which the successful production of our Monitor section is so dependent. Apology We wish to apologise to Martin Sieff for failing to include his personal copyright notice in the articles "Father of the Gods", which appeared in WORKSHOP 3:2 , pp 8-15, and "The Dragon in Myth and Folklore", WORKSHOP 3:4 , pp. 6-12. Although all WORKSHOP material is naturally copyright to the S.I .S ., we regret that Mr Sieff's expressed wish for a personal copyright was overlooked. \cdrom\pubs\journals\workshop\vol0401\01edit.htm ...
102. Matters Arising [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... p. 114. NB. Graves would use a 14th century date for Akhnaton. 3. ibid., p. 76. 4. ibid., p. 80. 5. WORLDS IN COLLISION, pt II, ch. III, "When was the Iliad created?" and pt II, ch. IV, "Folklore". 6. Graves, op. cit., II, 308. Apollo also intervened on other occasions, e.g . see ibid., II, 305, when Apollo rained arrows on the Greeks in their ships, causing much loss of life. 7. Graves, op. cit., I, 85 ...
... them. Some even fancy that the Great Bear is also tied to the Pole Star. When once all the bonds are broken there will be a great disturbance in the sky [n2 Holmberg, p. 425; cf. Holmberg's Die Religiosen Vorstellungen der altaischen Volker (1938), p. 40.]. According to South Russian folklore, a dog is fettered to Ursa Minor, and tries constantly to bite through the fetter; when he succeeds, the end of the world has come. Others say that Ursa Major consists of a team of horses. with harness; every night a black dog is gnawing at the harness, in order to destroy the world, ...
104. Letters [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... Tresman who have sent us copies of PUNCH 18/3 /81. A cartoon strip, "Celestial Agitation", from the series of Freaky Fables by Handelsman, depicts Pallas Athene causing Velikovskian catastrophes. We are hoping to obtain the permission of PUNCH to reproduce this cartoon strip for WORKSHOP. Erratum In "The Dragon in Myth and Folklore", WORKSHOP 3:4 , p. 6, under the heading Dragons in the Bible, the reference for the quotation ". .. shall be an habitation of dragons, and a court for owls" should have been (Isaiah 34:13) not 23:13 as printed. \cdrom\pubs\journals ...
105. The Beaker Folk, Survivors of Catastrophe? [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... years, following the cloud as it moved from place to place and staying with it when it stopped, or they would have starved. In Europe there would have been more room to move and the effects of the catastrophe may have been less harsh than in the desert. The tradition of a single surviving couple, which is common in folklore, may be poetic licence; in Europe there could have been small enclaves of Corded Ware farmers left in the sheltered river valleys, which is often where the early Beaker Folk have been found. One possible solution to the problem may be that they were survivors of one of these Venus encounters and the special pottery, which was placed ...
106. Society News [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... and of Peter Jolly of Whyteleafe in Surrey. John Sinclair and Josephine Leamer were both generous supporters of the Society over the years while Mr Jolly joined us only last year. We extend our sympathies to their families. ADVERTISEMENT BOOKS We issue regular catalogues on the following subjects free on request: * EGYPTOLOGY, ANC HISTORY, BIBLICAL STUDIES * FOLKLORE, MYTHOLOGY, OCCULT * ARABIA, ISLAM * JUDAICA, HEBRAICA, BIBLICAL STUDIES We also wish to buy books. JOHN TROTTER - MIDDLE EAST BOOKS 16 Brockenhurst Gardens, London NW7 2JX Tel: 01-959 7615 \cdrom\pubs\journals\workshop\vol0502\01news.htm ...
107. The movement of myth? [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... be said of most myths since the Greeks (though I realize that to limit mythological history to the Greeks is a fascist step, which is another topic altogether). For instance, the Oedipus myth came straight out of a passage in Homer, later picked up by Sophocles, later picked up by Seneca, later picked up in Mediaeval folklore (there's a great myth which depicts Judas- the betrayer of Jesus- as a man who once killed his father and raped his mother), to Shakespeare's Hamlet, to more recent contextualisations of Oedipus in Freud, Cocteau, or Andre Gide. The same could be said of other myths (Sisyphus treated by Camus; Pandora, by Virginia ...
108. How are Myths and Legends Spread Between Cultures [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... gathering evidence to support the theory that human beings came to the American continent over the Bering Staits from Siberia. Most particularly, you're looking for Waldemar Bogoras's paper in the American Anthropologist journal. Bogoras documents and compares myth incidents and plots; many of these involve Raven. It's in the Oct-Dec, 1902 issue: Bogoras, Waldemar. The Folklore of Northeastern Asia, As Compared With That of Northwestern America. American Anthropologist 4:577-683. Regards, Kathy ...
109. Velikovsky Symposium- Florida, July 12 [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... ,500 B.P ., claim that the oriented lakes of Alaska, Eastern US (Carolina Bays), Bolivia, and elsewhere are impact craters, claim that all deep-sea manganese nodules and pedogenic iron oxide concretions in soils are all actually fragments of the meteorite, claim that mammoths and other megafauna were flash-frozen, and use the standard folklore about Tertiary artifacts in California, Alaskan muck, bonebeds formed by global flooding, and so on in order to create the appearance of evidence for a 11,500 B.P . catastrophic impact. When catastrophists have to condense 2.8 million years of Earth history into a hundred years and misrepresent the origin of glacial deposits in ...
110. Postscript, Bibliography (Built Before the Flood) [Books]
... material (especially that of the classical' period) in public and private collections; to undertake careful and systematic digging, chiefly down to the level of the Tiahuanaco of the classic' period; to compile an atlas of all ornamental (possibly ideographic) devices on sculptures, pottery, metal implements, etc. ; to gather myths and folklore among aboriginal tribes of the Tiahuanaco region; and to publish all results of the work undertaken. The result of this work of exploration would also help the theory advanced in this book to be accepted or rejected. At any rate, it would bring forth quantities of exceedingly valuable material about that most unique and hitherto so sadly neglected culture ...
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