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... ; rather that he failed to establish proper criteria for distinguishing between the extent Greek testimony on astronomical matters. Since the Greek references come from a wide variety of writers and time periods some kind of methodology would appear to be a prerequisite for research. In point of fact there was little agreement among the Greeks concerning planetary identification. In the Homeric epics, for example, only the planet Venus-as Phosphorus/Hesperus-is identified with any degree of certainty. (7 ) The planet lists from the time of Plato and Aristotle differ completely from the lists of Hellenistic writers as the following table shows: Platonic: Kronos=Saturn; Zeus=Jupiter; Ares=Mars; Hermes=Mercury ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  30 Jul 2008  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0102/089velik.htm
172. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... and grape pips dating from 3500 BC found in Israel indicate that grapes were being cultivated. Stains on the remains of a jar from the Sumerian Uruk period have been analysed and seem to be of wine also. Some anthropologists think that fermentation actually preceded agriculture and even that barley beer was made as long ago as 10,000 years. Homeric sacrifice The Independent date unnown A site on Crete appears to have held funeral pyres from the late eleventh century BC to the mid-sixth century BC'. In front of one funeral pyre were the remains of a male sacrificial victim in similar circumstances to the sacrifices of Trojan victims before the funeral pyre of Achilles, as described by Homer in ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/workshop/w1991no2/22monit.htm
... - 1200 and - 750 or even - 700? After the end of the Mycenaean Age and the fall of Troy darkness envelops the history of these places and the first rays of light penetrate into the area with the beginning of the Greek, or Ionic, Age about - 700. Suddenly, as if out of nothing, comes the Homeric poetry, and the intimate familiarity displayed by the poet with the smallest details of the' life of the Mycenaean Age, five to ten centuries earlier, is a persistent cause for wonder among scholars, a theme for incessant debate. The centuries from -1200 to - 750 are called Dark Ages. They were not dark in the sense ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  04 Jul 2007  -  URL: /online/no-text/velikovsky/peoples/101-twelfth.htm
174. C&C Workshop 1989, Number 1: Contents [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... From: C&C Workshop 1989, Number 1 Texts Home | SIS Workshop Home Society for Interdisciplinary Studies CHRONOLOGY & CATASTROPHISM WORKSHOP 1989, Number 1 SOCIETY NEWS 1 ARTICLES Planetary Identities: II, The Mythology of Homer by Dwardu Cardona 4 The Ramesside Star Tables and Reade's Venus Tablet Reconstruction by John D. Weir 7 The Hebrew Patriarchs in Greek Tradition' (I ) by Anthony H. Rees 12 Punctuated Darwinism by Jill Abery 17 FORUM 21 On the dating of the El-Amarna period with questions from Derek Shelley-Pearce, Anthony Chavasse & Anthony Rees and answers from Bernard Newgrosh & David Rohl 20 On Eric Crew's core ejection hypothesis with comments from C. Leroy Ellenberger and response from ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  01 Sep 2004  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/workshop/w1989no1/index.htm
175. Thersites a Jumping Trojan? [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... From: SIS Internet Digest 2000:2 (Dec 2000) Home | Issue Contents Thersites a Jumping Trojan?CCNet, 25 May 2000 In this paper, we examine the dynamical evolution of the asteroid (1868) Thersites (According to Homer, Thersites was not only the ugliest of all Greeks that took part in the Trojan war, but also had the most intolerable personality. His nasty habit of making fun of everybody cost him his life, as the last person for whom he spoke ironically about was Achilles, the mightiest warrior of all Greeks, who killed Thersites with just one punch!), a member of the Trojan belt. Thersites is librating around the ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/i-digest/2000-2/17trojan.htm
176. Heracles and the Planet Mars [Journals] [Aeon]
... poet puts the following words into the goddess Dione's mouth: "O that hard violent man! that worker of evil! who distressed the Olympian gods with his arrows!" (4 ) It is curious that our two earliest Greek sources represent Heracles in so dark a light- indeed as some great sinner against the gods. Of the Homeric Heracles, Nilsson was led to observe: "This Heracles is the strongman relying solely on his strength. . .a reckless, violent character who proceeds to extremes, even to rivaling the gods and raising his weapons against them." (5 ) The exact nature of Heracles' sin against the gods is something of a mystery ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  30 Jul 2008  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0104/089herac.htm
177. Opening address to the participants (Conference Report) [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... . explorer, on Velikovskian lines, of the frontiers of Paradise; dear Shulamit, translator of your father's work for the country of his choice. As an old friend of Velikovsky, who sent him tit-bits of confirmation throughout the last twenty-five years of his life - and queries which he answered to my complete satisfaction (on calendars, on Homer, on Stonehenge ) I wish I could hear viva voce all you have to say about the changes in planetary orbits and in the earth's axis after near collisions; about the geological and dendrological evidence of recent catastrophes of extraterrestrial origin; about the electromagnetic forces which play so vital a role in Velikovsky's cosmological scenario, and about the ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/i-digest/2002-1/15open.htm
178. The Velikovskian [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... as Evidence of Global Floods, by Charles Ginenthal. The Oceans; Artic Muck; Erratics; Buried Forests; Vol. IV, No. 2. (1998): Metamorphic Evolution, Charles Ginenthal; Shattering the Myths of Darwinism, by Richard Milton; Reviewed by Roger W. Wescott; The Relevance of the Velikovksy Scenario to the Homeric Question, Hugo Meynell; Reviewing Velikovsky's Venus and Mars Theories, Donald W. Patten; A Tale of Two Venuses, C. Ginenthal; A Victory for Mars, Lynn E. Rose. Vol. IV, No. 3. (1999): The Electro-Gravitic Theory of Celestial Motion & Cosmology (A Special Issue of The ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/i-digest/1999-1/08vel.htm
... The first of these is that most, if not all, of mankind's perennial imagery reflects pre-catastrophic Saturn and its surroundings. The second is that, apart from Saturn's primal, or polar configuration, mythic imagery becomes, in his words, a "madhouse of absurd and contradictory themes." Ever since Greek philosophers first initiated critical examination of Homeric and Hesiodic myth, some mythologists have characterized myths in general as mad. And, during the past century of mythological theorizing, naturists have been contradicted by psychoanalysts who in turn have been contradicted by structuralists, until the entire debate has come to be viewed by many external observers as a scholarly Theater of the Absurd. As I see ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/velikov/vol0101/indeterm.htm
180. Letter [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... through the memories of man and rock. Recalling him in their very titles, followers have displayed their centuries of darkness and tests of time (this latter a title Velikovsky had selected for himself); have shuffled their ages and sent their cosmic serpents gliding in and out of his findings in prehistoric myths, pharaonic inscriptions, biblical prophecies and Homeric battles in the sky. Yet, fearful of being classed with a heretic, they dismissed their illustrious mentor in a condescending footnote, admitting that he had coincided with them on one or two points but adding that as to celestial mechanics he was hopelessly misguided', and his history had degenerated into farce'. (Recent trends in ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 15  -  17 Apr 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/workshop/w2003no3/02letter.htm
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