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51. Commemoration Of The 2300bc Event [Journals] [SIS Review]
... . In British traditions, Presently a tempest of fire arose; it split the earth asunder to the great deep. The Lake Llion then burst its bounds. The waves of the sea lifted themselves on high round the borders of Britain. The rain poured down from heaven and the waters covered the earth' [30]. In the Indian Matsyu Purana, God tells Manu that the flood will be preceded by a universal conflagration [31]. The Indian deity Rudra burnt the underworld above and sideways - then clouds arose and flooded earth [32]. The Iranian Ahriman caused a conflagration and a universal deluge which depopulated the Earth [33]. The Egyptian Sekhet is ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 59  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/review/v2002n2/03comem.htm
52. The Oceans [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... 18 That is based directly on the sediment thickness measured at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, eleven centimeters fell per 1,000 years while at the same time away from the ridge only four centimeters would fall. The theory of plate motions requires just the opposite accumulations. Ewing, after sailing a 125,000-mile voyage in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans making soundings of the bottom, stated that "the lack of thickening of sediment layers outward from the [mid-ocean] crest . . . does not indicate a progressively older crust outward."19 G. G. Shor, et al., succinctly point out in the Pacific basin: "Six refraction stations lie 1, ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 58  -  27 May 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/velikov/vol0401/02oceans.htm
53. The Hero's Garment [Journals] [Aeon]
... may bear, is only the Sakti, the materialized energy of the god himself." [32] Quetzalcoatl has androgynous aspects. [33] And there is, in fact, much more. As Adams Leeming noted: "In the androgyne, the Yin and the Yang combined in the Chinese holy woman T'ai Yuan, the Zuni Indian chief god Awonawilona who is he-she, the child of Hermes and Aphrodite, Hermaphrodite, and in Eros himself, who is both male and female." [34] Since the woman always appears as the enveloping aspect in the symbolism of the combined sexes- women wearing male dress being a rarity [35]- it may be ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 56  -  04 Feb 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0603/107hero.htm
54. Letters [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... the West Wind, one of the four sacred quarters and father of Hiawatha in a very Zeus-like manner with the seduction of the daughter of a goddess who had fallen from the full moon'. Another son, the East Wind, dallied with a maiden whom he changed into the Morning Star. If all this catastrophism is not of Red Indian mythological provenance, could any literary member please enlighten me as to Longfellow's sources? Jill Abery, Sittingbourne, Kent Eruptive Origins, etc Dear Sir, In Workshop 1990:1 , John Hare inquires about the eruptive origin of Venus from a jovian planet attributed to Lyttleton by Velikovsky. Attentive and veteran readers of Workshop will recall that all ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 56  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/workshop/w1991no1/32letts.htm
... of the books written in hieroglyphics have survived: the Dresden Codex (Codex Dresdensis) . . . the Madrid Codex (Codex Tro-Cortesianus) . . . and the Paris Codex (Codex Peresianus) . . . These three remaining books deal with astronomical calculations, divination, and ritual. Books in native languages written in Latin script by learned Indians. After the Spanish conquest, books were written by learned Indians who transcribed or summarized hieroglyphic records. Such is the case of the Books of Chilam Balam, in Yucatec Maya, and of the Popol Vuh, in Quiche! a highland Maya language. The former consist of historical chronicles mixed with myth, divination, and prophecy, ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 54  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/kronos/vol0101/075codex.htm
56. The Female Star [Journals] [Aeon]
... engaged in cannibalistic practices. [16] Shortly thereafter, the queen was translated to the heavens where, as Venus, she continues to presage the death of kings and nobles. Various peoples in the New World likewise regarded Venus as a female star. The ancient Hawaiians knew Venus as Hoku-alii, Chieftess-star." [17] The Chamacoco Indians of Paraguay viewed Venus as a beautiful female named Johle. [18] Among the Zinacanteco Indians of Mesoamerica, Venus was envisaged as a girl sweeping the path of the sun. [19] The Inca envisaged Venus as a lovely woman by the name of Chasca. [20] Brundage describes this planet-goddess as follows: "The ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 53  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0503/049star.htm
... the Bundahish (vii. 5 and II) tells of prodigious rain, in drops like bulls' heads, and men's heads rain as big as a bowl. A Chinese myth relates that at first drops, then torrents, whole sheets of water, one solid mass of rain, an ocean, descended'. The Sac and Fox Indians of Iowa and, Oklahoma report rain each drop of which was as big as a wigwam'. In the Book of' Revelation (xvi. 21) we are told, that ' a great hail fell out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent'. The water came down in an incessant cascade, ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 53  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/bellamy/god/13-flood-2.htm
58. Darkness and the Deep [Journals] [Aeon]
... Num, the demiurge, and Nga, his alter-ego. "Since you claim you are stronger than I am," Num said to Nga, "organize the earth." The sky, however, was already in existence and, as elsewhere, so was the primordial ocean. (96) As the ancestors of the North American Indians are said to have done, we cross the Bering Strait and, among the Inuit of Alaska, we also find a creation myth that presupposes the pre-existence of a watery abyss. (97) Further South, the Indians of British Columbia assert that, "Very dark, damp, and chaotic was the world in the beginning" ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 52  -  30 Jul 2008  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0303/049darkn.htm
... nor Deukalion's race, when only the Arcadians lived of whom it is said that they dwelt on the hills before the Moon appeared, feeding on acorns'. There are a few myths referring to unsuccessful attempts at capture. They usually contain the element of a warning given by a supernatural being, and this is often disregarded. The Pima Indians say: An eagle (that is, a being visible in the sky) prophesied on three separate occasions that a great flood would come, but his warnings were not taken seriously. Suddenly a terrible roar paralysed men with fear. A green water-mountain rose over the plain. For a very short time it seemed to stand upright like ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 51  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/bellamy/moons/25-myths.htm
... till it raises him to the heavens. In it he builds huts, and finally breaks oft the lower end [separation of heavens and earth] so that no one now can get to the heavens that way. The sun too gets caught in this tree, which is just the leading mythical fact of the sun.28 The Dog-Rib Indians say that Chapewee stuck up in the ground a piece of wood which became a fir tree and grew with amazing rapidity until its top reached the heavens. Chapeivee pursued a squirrel up the tree until he reached the stars, and found there a fine plain and a beaten Way. The sun here too gets caught in a snare set ...
Terms matched: 1  -  Score: 51  -  29 Sep 2002  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/night/vol-1/night-05.htm
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