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151. SIS Silver Jubilee Conference: Abstracts [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... appeared in C&C Review 1998:2 , I suggested that certain forms that were recorded in art and myth actually were seen in the sky. In that article I showed many of these forms and suggested that their appearance ... other geology, how could science have got it so wrong. At that time I hadn't realised that history (mythology) was the third prong of his attack. This just couldn't be right. But I felt that I had ... Saturn. I will make no apologies here for the fact that this theory was constructed on the basis of the mytho-historical record rather than through astrophysical considerations. I will only say in passing that, other than its mythological content, ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3900  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/i-digest/1999-2/11sis.htm
152. Indra and Brhaspati (Forum) [Journals] [Kronos]
... earlier Rig Veda, Brihaspati appears as an epithet of Indra.(3 ) But by the time the same myth was told in the Brihaddevata, Brihaspati and Indra appear as separate deities.(4 ) What this means is ... concerns an equation which has neither been proposed, nor is liable to be easily accepted, by students of Hindu mythology. At this point I would like to be blunt and ask: So what? Are we, in our ... implies. The equation of Athene with Venus, which Isenberg accepts, did not gain Velikovsky any adherents among classical mythologists as neither did the equation of the Queen (of) Sheba with Hatshepsut gain him any adherents among ancient historians ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3894  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/kronos/vol0804/075forum.htm
... catastrophes have occurred at times within the capacity of humanity to transmit their memories to successive generations. All peoples have myths of chaos and creation, and of the destruction of civilizations and their recreation, in a set of cycles. ... Eden, which may have corresponded to a tilting of the earth's axis and the coming of cold seasons. Certainly mythology is a humanistic field. It seems odd to me that no contemporary school. of mythology, except of course ... of expression that might be called myth, none of which approach our own. Mlrcea Ellande, the most distinguished mythologist of the moment, invented a phrase, illud tempus, "That Time", to refer to a point ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3866  -  30 Mar 2001  -  URL: /online/pubs/articles/talks/saidye/21grazia.htm
... The Chronicler's Tale 12 II. The Figure in Finland 26 III. The Iranian Parallel 36 IV. History, Myth and Reality 43 Intermezzo: A Guide for the Perplexed 56 V. The Unfolding in India 76 VI. Amlodhi's ... into an arbitrary whole, the Finnish Folklore Fellows (F . F. for short) have taken up comparative mythology, the only means by which order can be established eventually. As concerns Homer and the presupposed Homeric rhapsodies, ... is dangerous territory. Not so much because Homer belongs in fee simple to the redoubtable guild of Homeric scholars- Comparetti as a respectable member of the guild could afford deviations but essentially because it is not fitting to try to reduce to ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3858  -  28 Nov 2007  -  URL: /online/no-text/hamlets-mill/santillana5.html
155. Stairway to Heaven [Journals] [Aeon]
... and Hertha von Dechend have served as a rallying cry for those of us who believe that ancient astronomical conceptions pervade myth: "The real actors on the stage of the universe are very few, if their adventures are many. ... " behind the Saturnist research agenda. It is true that, in the earliest Egyptian, Vedic, and Greek mythological traditions, the planets are rarely mentioned by their astronomical name. Why, then, do we insist that the ... most frequently heard objections to the Saturn-theory follows this line of reasoning: "How do we really know that the mythical traditions surrounding the ancient deities actually have anything to do with planets?" Leroy Ellenberger, in typical bombastic fashion ...
Terms matched: 3  -  Score: 3857  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0501/069stair.htm
156. A Cosmic Debate [Books] [de Grazia books]
... of mythology, except of course the revolutionary school of which I speak, admits to the reality and historicity of myths. Or if one does, it waters down reality to most trivial occurrences before accepting it. Robert Graves, ... , which may have corresponded to a tilting of the earth's axis and the coming of the cold seasons. Certainly mythology is a humanistic field. It seems odd to me that no contemporary school of mythology, except of course the ... of expression that might be called myth, none of which approach our own. Mircea Eliade, the most distinguished mythologist of the moment, invented a phrase, illud tempus, "That Time", to refer to a point ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3838  -  29 Mar 2004  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/degrazia/burning/ch27.htm
157. Thoth Vol I, No. 21: August 11, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... It is with this conviction that we continue our investigation of the ancient world, through the study and analysis of myths, rites and symbols, supported by new physical models and cosmology. If the great issues of human origins, ... symbol and the thing symbolized. Every break in the natural order was a reminder (symbol) of what world mythology presents as a universal disaster; in this sense, the local pestilence needed a comet to find its place in ... mythically-defined scheme, particularly at the end of the millennium. Even today, as we approach a new millennium, the apocalyptic fear expresses itself with every local catastrophe, offering a "sign" of the anticipated end of the world- ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3822  -  19 Mar 2004  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/thoth/thoth1-21.htm
158. Exploring The Saturn Myth [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... From: SIS Chronology and Catastrophism Workshop 1994 No 1 (Jan 1994) Home | Issue Contents Exploring The Saturn Myth Evidence from Australian Aboriginal Story, Symbol and Art in support of the Polar Configuration by Allan Beggs Representation of the ... to search out the themes and test the ability of his model to predict' certain (and very specific) mythological connections and/or associations. However, in five major essays on the key subject, world mythology, no ... image recorded in myths and symbols around the world. The key components are: a stationary and sun-like orb (mythically associated with Saturn) at the celestial pole. four primary streams of ejecta radiating in four directions. an enclosing ...
Terms matched: 3  -  Score: 3786  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/workshop/w1994no1/05myth.htm
... do his observations apply. I hazard the guess that this is primarily so because the background which Davidson delineates- myth, icon, religious parallel- is only one step removed in literality from the events which gave rise to it ... poisonous Cleopatra and the destruction of Eden in one passage. If we recall what Velikovsky says about the relation between mythological serpents and the tail of Comet Venus, and about the poisonous consequences of Earth's contact with that very tail, ... another recent study of the play, by Clifford Davidson of Western Michigan University.29 He stresses the iconographical, mythical and religious models which he feels underlie Shakespeare's play, claiming it is in large part based on archetypal patterns which ...
Terms matched: 3  -  Score: 3729  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/kronos/vol0104/037catas.htm
160. The Origin of Velikovsky's Comet [Journals] [Kronos]
... to substantiate Velikovsky's underlying theory of celestial catastrophe, in which the primary players are planets. 2. The Saturn Myth In Worlds in Collision, Velikovsky presented the last two acts of what he claimed to be a much longer drama ... course, did not look to astronomy for his evidence of interplanetary disturbances, but to history. Ancient religious and mythological texts provided the primary sources for Worlds in Collision; and in the end, it will be these sources that ... to outline some aspects of ancient Venus symbolism generally overlooked so far. Our study will take us back to the mythical age of "beginnings". We will find much support for Velikovsky's claim of a cometary Venus - and also ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3663  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/kronos/vol1001/026comet.htm
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