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... in the last half of the nineteenth century. In a word, if Lyell and Darwin were correct about the history of geology and biology, the Bible was false. If speculation about the size and age of the universe, ... , we will be able to perceive that everything Velikovsky wrote, his scientific and psychological books as well as his historical reconstructions, may derive from this single over-riding nexus. If true, this will place the Velikovsky story in a ... . The sciences such as archaeology, geology and biology, the Old Testament literary and philological criticism and even German historiography and philosophy are wheeled about and used to support the Bible, not destroy it. By being scientific', ...
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42. Conclusion [Books] [de Grazia books]
... know what is not to be learned from it. The experiences of Moses and Israel may be better guides through history than they have been in the past. Yet even such generalities seem bland and anti-climactic following the outburst of arguments ... sky body once he was defined by Moses, Numerous miracles of the Bible have been shown to be based upon historical happenings: the escape from the enemy, the finding of food and drink, the punishment of sinners by god's ... miracles), the book in itself represents a set of historical miracles. First there was Moses who believed in historiography. Then there was Moses' Yahweh whose imprimatur on the mosaic word made tampering sacrilegious. Afterwards, there was ...
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... the Holy Roman Church. Once more, "worthiness" was to emerge as a criterion for sailing west. History for a Divine Empire It can be justly said that the leadership of the Catholic Church played a civilizing role throughout ... Church authorities attempted to rid Christian society of pagan influence that survived in the form of books, monuments, and historical documents. [12] They burned Roman history books and maps which sanctimonious priests decried as "works of the ... at the time, these manuscripts are embellished with biblical innuendoes and wondrous creatures, making them fair game for skeptical historians. Nevertheless, legends of Brendan's oceanic exploits fueled the passions of numerous followers from the British Isles to Iberia. ...
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44. Homeric Troy and the Greek Dark Age [Journals] [SIS Review]
... as David Rohl to rid ancient Greece of its troublesome Dark Age. His proposed series of essays on early Greek history in relation to the New Chronology he espouses is therefore greeted with open arms. In this respect, I would ... Troy. It should however be stressed that, even when bereft of these false cosmic implications, the epic remains historically suspect. In other words, even as history, the Iliad does have its shortcomings. Regardless of when it ... , his transmission of things past, no matter how accurate, remains entirely irrelevant. The two great early Greek historians. Left: Herodotus (5th century BC). Right: Thucydides 3. The Ancients' Own Say So ...
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... , quartz, basalt and diorite, materials that cannot be worked effectively without iron tools. In the earliest consecutive history of Egypt, that of Herodotus, the pyramids are said to have been built late in Egyptian history, after ... chronology. A complete German edition will be published in Franfurt in May, 1988. Part I The Sequence of Historical Periods in Southern Mesopotamia since the Beginning of Advanced Culture According to Conventional Historiography. I. Until ca. 3000 ... : Neolithic villages with tribal societies.Problems: The ethnic identity of the inhabitants is unknown; it is unclear whether they inherited their advanced culture from another nation, created it themselves, or had it imposed on them by another ...
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... I: From the Exodus to King Akhnaton Immanuel Velikovsky CHAPTER ONE In Search of a Link Between Egyptian and Israelite Histories Immanuel Velikovsky Two Lands and Their Past Palestine, one of the westernmost lands in Asia, and Egypt, in ... not calculated to enhance the dignity of the nation, and therefore, it was insisted, there must be a historical basis for the story. Historians disagree as to the date of the Exodus, and many hypotheses have been proposed ... But for more than two thousand years they have agreed that the Exodus took place during the period called in present terminology "the New Kingdom" of Egypt. Egypt's past is divided into the following periods: 1. The predynastic ...
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47. The Great Comet Venus [Journals] [Aeon]
... source was myth, and his work implied that the mythical profile of Venus holds a more promising key to planetary history than either astronomers or historians have ever imagined. In 1972, Velikovsky's work became the exclusive subject of a journal ... early civilizations. But Velikovsky did not draw significantly on modern data or observations of Venus. His key sources were historical. In fact his primary source was myth, and his work implied that the mythical profile of Venus holds a ... planet consistently identified as a female power, but there is no acceptable reason for this, and on such issues historians and mythologists are prudently silent. Immanuel Velikovsky In 1950, Immanuel Velikovsky unleashed an international controversy with the publication of ...
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... . 8 | Ch. 9 | Appendix | Notes The Age of Velikovsky Chapter III: The Historical Construction Egyptian history is the standard for determining the absolute dates for the ancient histories of the world. If the standard is incorrect ... 7 | Ch. 8 | Ch. 9 | Appendix | Notes The Age of Velikovsky Chapter III: The Historical Construction Egyptian history is the standard for determining the absolute dates for the ancient histories of the world. If the ... sleight of hand enters the picture. The basis for conventional chronology changes hands faster than the eye can see. Historians and astronomers each say that the other has accurate data to support conventional chronology; hence, their own speculations must ...
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... its very nature, coincidently a research into the constellations, and it is so much more worth while learning their history as throughout all ages the spirit of man has concerned itself with a subject that has ever had the highest interest ... ; for, although their motives may have been praiseworthy, our scheme of the heavenly groups is of too much historical value and too useful and interesting a source of popular instruction for us to wish it discarded. Among the number ... these stellar iconoclasts was the unfortunate Giordano Bruno of the 16th century, who, in his Spaccio della Bestia Trionfante, sought to substitute for the ancient figures the moral virtues, Law, Mercy, Prudence, Truth, Universal Judgment ...
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... it is painfully evident that the Velikovsky Affair and the Continuing Velikovsky Affair are very real and sad events in the history of modern and especially American science. Together, they constitute a virulent syndrome that seems to run unabated from its ... , close-minded, inward-looking connectedness. Given this situation, the Velikovsky Affair was a foregone conclusion. TWO: THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Up to here, I have restricted my discussion to what we may call the original Velikovsky Affair, c ... : "What is extraordinary about the self-proclaimed founders of modern geology . . . is that until very recently standard historiography has . . . accepted their contemptuous dismissal of early thinkers about the earth as undisciplined speculators." (79 ...
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