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21. "There's No Hiding Place Down There". Ch.3 In Fear And Trembling (Mankind in Amnesia) [Velikovsky]
... :7-12. Cf. I. Chaine, "Cosmogonie aquatique et conflagration finale d'après la secunda Petri", Revue Biblique, 46 (1937), p. 207 f. 9 Revelation 8:10-13. 10 Al Kalbi. See Philip Hitti, History of the Arabs (Princeton, 1937), p. 99. 11 The Koran, Chapter 19, translated by N. J. Dawood (London, 1956). 12 Ibid., Chapters 29,40. 13 Ibid., Chapters 70, 47, 57, 90, 44, 69, 81, respectively. 14 Charles Morris, Historical Tales: The Romance of Reality (Lippincott, 1893) ...
22. The Role of Collective Amnesia in Retarding the Acceptance of Correct Ideas in Science [Journals] [Kronos]
... with the planets? Why do the traditions of all races speak of celestial theomachy, of great natural perturbations, with the Sun, stars, and meteors taking part? Or, why do modern students of religion not wonder at the grandiose natural events described in the holy books and the concepts of eschatology so prominent in the Gospels and the Koran? Why do students of geology strain themselves to explain, or explain away, catastrophically-formed phenomena they observe on the bottoms of the seas, in mountain ridges, in great fields of lava, and great deserts? I have called this psychological phenomenon collective amnesia, and I have explained the term elsewhere: it is not that we have ...
23. The Merlin 'Vision' and the 6th Century 'Event' [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Dyfrig (Dubricius) who, according to local tradition, crowned the young Arthur as King. According to Wilson, Blackett and Gilbert, The exact nature of the Holy Grail, like the Philosopher's Stone of alchemy, is itself a matter of some conjecture. In Welsh the Greal is a collection of stories such as the Bible or the Koran. However, we have seen that in medieval literature it is sometimes described as a special stone, a lapsit excilis or paltry stone' with the connected meaning of lapis ex caelis or stone from heaven'. References 1. Vita Merlini, the Life of Merlin, Basil Clarke, Univ. of Wales Press, 1973. 2. ...
24. Night of the Gods: Polar Myths. The Pole Star [Books]
... commonly call them Christians of St. John." Of course a large proportion of the pre-Mahometan Arabs were Sabaeans in their worship. Siouffi, a French vice-consul at Mussul, said the name of Subbas is given to them by their Christian and Moslem neighbours, but they call themselves Mandoyo, ancients. ' Chwolsohn says the sect of the Koran were the Mendattes, and Renan114 endorsed that. Cardinal Wiseman called them Mendacans or disciples of John, It was to them Prof. Norberg's famous publication of the Codex Nazaraeus or Book of Adam applied, and M. Siouffi's book 115 is also of considerable importance. In 1875 there were about 4,000 of these Subbas or Mandoyo ...
25. Kessinger Publishing [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... Conquering Kings; Nebuchadnezzar and Belshazzar, Illustrated. ISBN 0-7661-0013-8, 498 pages, $36.00. Also available are: Vol. 2 Egypt; Vol. 3 Ancient Hebrew The Earliest Remains & The Talmud; Vol. 4 Medieval Hebrew; The Midrash; The Kabbalah; Vol. 5 Ancient Arabia; The Hanged Poems; The Koran; Vol. 6 Medieval Arabic, Moorish, and Turkish; Vol. 7 Ancient Persia; Vol. 8 Medieval Persia; Vol. 9 India & Brahmanism; Vol. 10 India & Buddhism; Vol. 11 Ancient China; Vol. 12 Medieval China; Vol. 13 Japan; Vol. 14 The Great Rejected Books of ...
26. East and West, Part 1 Venus Ch.5 (Worlds in Collision) [Velikovsky] [Velikovsky Worlds in Collision]
... the west.(41) Arabot is the name of the sky where the rising point was in the west.(42) Hai Gaon, the rabbinical authority who flourished between 939 and 1038, in his Responses refers to the cosmic changes in which the sun rose in the west and set in the east.(43) The Koran speaks of the Lord "of two easts and of two wests,"(44) a sentence which presented much difficulty to the exegetes. Averrhoes, the Arab philosopher of the twelfth century, wrote about the eastward and westward movements of the sun.(45) References to the reversal of the movement of the sun that have ...
... reason" for the interpretation of apocalyptic "revelation" is therefore nothing less than to attempt to synthesize two diametrically opposite views of the solar system. In the Islamic experience it is remarkable that all the phases of Christianity are telescoped. Islam begins with the preaching of Muhammed at Mecca, in short fervent recitals or warnings called Surahs in the Koran, whose message is entirely that the world is about to come to an end and that when this happens the elect will be saved and the evil will be damned. After the Hegirah, in which he moved to Medina, Muhammed's preaching becomes legislative and longwinded, concerned with working out codes of existence. The world had not come ...
28. IN THE BEGINNING [Books]
... ? A flood of water welling up from below? Have we not sheets of metal wherewith to cover the ground so that no water can get through? Or a deluge descending from above? Have we not akob [a sort of sponges apparently which can absorb all water? ' Note 74-.According to the eleventh chapter of the Koran,even members of Noah's family did not take the patriarch seriously. One of Noah's other sons considered taking refuge on a high mountain to be less risky than being tossed to safety in a frail vessel. In this Arabian myth is told how Noah cried to his son who had gone aside, O my boy! Ride with us ...
29. Planetary Observations of the T'ang Dynasty [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Ca. 618 - 621 About the time of the Prophet's mission there were many meteors and other strange appearances in the heavens which tradition says, frightened the astrologers from the high observatories where they used to watch at night, and threw out all their calculations' . Not applicable I found this remark in a commentary on the Koran. While not dealing in specifics, it implies observational difficulties, which might include the planets. 2. 682, month 8, day 3, Japan (August 12, 682 ?)  A body that is glossed as Venus passes from east to west at twilight An anomaly Observation dates using solar eclipse data. At ...
30. Forum [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Appendix B Solomon in Greek Folklore I am not even going to bother. Eric Aitchison Notes and References 1 Damien F. Mackey, Solomon and Sheba', C&CR 1997:1 , pp. 4-14. 2. I. Velikovsky, Ages in Chaos, pp. 114, 115. Velikovsky quotes both the Haggada and the Koran. The Koran quote is, Said she [the Queen of Sheba]: O ye chiefs .. . I am going to send them a gift, and will wait to see what the messengers return'. 3. Bimson, John J., Hatshepsut and the Queen of Sheba: A Critique of Velikovsky's Identification and an ...
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