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91. Aphrodite The Moon or Venus? (Continued) [Journals] [SIS Review]
... adulterous indiscretions." The Moon, to whom "the sun yields precedence" (4 ) in early Greek myth, has three phases - the maiden of spring, the nubile nymph of summer, and the crone of winter ... quoted. For he has traced a very old belief in the connection between Moon and Helen: "Some Greek mythological speculation seems to have associated the Homeric Helen with the moon, whether prompted by the similarity of Helene and Selene ... Much scholarly work has been done in this area, and it is generally agreed that Hesiod owed many of his mythical motifs to traditions originating in Western Asia, perhaps with the Phoenicians acting as intermediaries between the Greeks and the Near ...
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... , Saturn's Earth). (11) Throughout the previous sections I have contended that Saturn's dwelling produced the original myth of the lost paradise. That the great god's house enclosed the cosmic land of fertility and abundance is the straightforward ... 103) Is the Eye, as almost uniformly asserted, the solar orb? Nowhere is the weakness of solar mythology more apparent than in its handling of this puzzling symbol. One Egyptologist after another, by following the solar interpretation ... passes over in silence the many enigmatic particulars of eye symbolism. To my knowledge the only well-known authority to reject categorically the solar interpretation is Rudolph Anthes. After devoting extensive research to the Eye of Re, Anthes concludes that the ...
Terms matched: 5  -  Score: 5461  -  15 Nov 2001  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/saturn/ch-07.htm
93. Bibliography [Books]
... Bailey, The God-Kings and the Titans (New York, 1973) H. S. Bellamy, Moons, Myths and Man (New York, 1938) E. Bergmann, with Ake W. Sjoberg, The Collechon of ... Journal of Semitic Languayes and Literatures, Vol. XXXVI, No. 261. Hartley Burr Alexander, North American Mythology, "Mythology of All Races," Vol. X (New York, 1964) Latin American Mythology, ... . Renouf, The Egyptian Book of the Dead (London, 1904) E. A. Reymond, The Mythical Origin of the Egyphan Temple (New York, 1969) John Rhys, Studies in the Arthurean Legend (Oxford ...
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... within the past few thousand years. More than once in recent history, errant planets menaced the Earth. In myths and legends the world over, ancient man preserved a record of spectacular encounters between planets. Hence, we cannot ... , Journalists and Scientists as Misrepresenters 7. Cometary Venus 8. Bob Forrest and Venus As A Comet In World Mythology 9. Asimov in Absurdity 10. Pompous Asimov 11. Stephen Jay Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky 12. A Rage ... a link to natural experience. Only the rarest of specialists would suggest that the primitive mind conjured up its primary mythical forms out of a wholesale denial of the natural world. Indeed, if they can find even the most remote ...
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... a slightly edited, but nonetheless almost complete reprint of Fellows in Raymon van Over's book "Sun Songs: Creation Myths from around the World" (Mentor, 1980). I also refer to "Gods and Myths of Northern ... ' by H.R .Ellis Davidson (Pelican; 1964 ed.); to "Eddic Mythology" by J.A .MacCulloch (" Mythology of All Races", vol.2 ; 1930 & 1964) ... people saved themselves in the seven principal islands of the Lesser Antilles; these are, he explains, the seven mythical caves or grottoes celebrated in so many American legends as the cradle of the nations. The saved remnant of the ...
Terms matched: 5  -  Score: 5429  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/vel-sources/source-5.htm
... paradise of Brahma at the world summit. They, too, flow in four directions. (7 ) Iranian myth recalls four streams issuing from the central fount Ardvi Sura and radiating in the four directions. Similarly, the Kalmucks ... in Polynesian myth. (15) The lost land of the four rivers presents a particularly enigmatic theme for conventional mythology because few, if any, of the nations possessing the memory can point to any convincing geographical source of the ... celebrates the Four Niles at Elephantine, one might expect the familiar landscape to explain the usage. But wherever the mythical four rivers appear, they possess the character of an "ideal" land, in contrast to actual geography. ...
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97. Kadmos: The Primeval King [Journals] [Kronos]
... Kadmos: The Primeval King Ev Cochrane INTRODUCTION In a few of' his various works, Immanuel Velikovsky discussed the myths and traditions surrounding Kadmos, the legendary founder of Thebes. It was Velikovsky's belief that Kadmos had a historical background ... the myth of Kadmos. PLANETARY GOD-KINGS The primeval king is one of the most fascinating characters in all of ancient mythology. Nearly every people of whom we have sufficient record has preserved an account of this primeval being, deemed responsible ... , which was likewise represented as serpentine in form due to its intimate association with a giant celestial band which was mythically conceived as a great dragon, but also as the god-king's body.(30) In conclusion, it can ...
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98. Velikovsky Symposium- Florida, July 12 [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... suggest ancient civilizations may have arisen in the shadow of celestial catastrophe, and if so would he agree that ancient myths and symbols deserve careful study and cross-cultural comparison to see if they might point to the nature of the upheavals. ... . The following table is an analysis of the numerical themes used in the text of "Chambers Encyclopaedic Guide to Mythology" (Edinburgh, 1991): I marked every number in the text and recorded the pattern of numbers for ... chapter. In preparing the summary below, I have reduced the larger numbers, where possible, to within the 1-20 range (e .g . 100,000 becomes 1, 700 becomes 7, 80 becomes 8, etc ...
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99. Forum [Journals] [SIS Review]
... SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review 1993 (Vol XV) Home | Issue Contents Forum Comet Catastrophes and the Interpretation of Myth - a response from David Salkeld Pages 35-44 of Review XIV (1992) present a challenge' (posed by ... seem to be too many problems in making a synthesis [of Clube and Napier's comet catastrophe scenario] with the mythological evidence put together by Velikovsky. But unless some sort of synthesis is possible we may see modern catastrophism diverge into ... they must surely have been recorded in mythological form; and if that happened, we must ask which of the mythic accounts relate (or could relate) to such encounters, and which of them are totally or largely inconsistent with ...
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100. News from the Internet [Journals] [SIS Review]
... virtual pivot of creation. This cosmic centre' was of inestimable value in the ancient world view. One creation myth after the other asserts that the polar centre is the place from where the world was first created, that the ... dynasties regarded as independent in all the senses, but for which the special proximity coefficient is extremely small. Plasma Mythology How the gods destroyed the world, by drs. Marinus Anthony van der ... the optical centre of heaven and earth. The axis was the first thing that existed in the darkness. The mythical god, hero or ancestor travelled up and down along the axis. The axis emitted a rutilant, luminous glow ...
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