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171. "Let There be Light" [Journals] [Kronos]
... a world away, among the islands of Oceania, the same motif continues to surface on many an archipelago. Myths of Tahitian origin also describe the primordial egg which Ta'aroa (the same as Tangaroa) then breaks into two halves ... chaos from which the world emerged was like an egg.(30) We find the same motif in the mythology of the Greeks and their predecessors. The Pelesgian creatrix, Eurynome, the Goddess of all things, having risen ... derived.)(85) And was not Kronos, the Greek Saturn, the first king of man's "mythical" first age? Among the Chinese, the same "planet" was called Huang-ti, the Yellow Emperor. ...
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172. The Cosmic Double Helix [Journals] [Aeon]
... symbol, in the West, of the World Axis .. ." Jocelyn Godwin, Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival (London, 1993), p. 149. The Elusive Caduceus ... vertical staff entwined by two serpents. So far, so good. Needless to say, the caduceus has a mythological foundation, but it still lacks an obvious point of reference and its origins remain shrouded in mystery. The conundrum ... attract the opposing nucleotides in the other string. A similar tension may have existed in the visual prototype of the mythical double helix. The Intertwining Serpents The lion's share of double helix images goes to the symbolism of two intertwining serpents ...
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173. Venus in Ancient Myth and Language [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon I:1 (Jan 1988) Home | Issue Contents Venus in Ancient Myth and Language Ev Cochrane In this study we will begin a survey of the various Indo-European languages with a view towards reconstructing the original ... such, this study should be seen as forming a supplement to the researches of David Talbott and myself on the mythology surrounding Venus, where it was argued that the cult of the celebrated Mother Goddess can hardly be separated from the ... in the Egyptian account of Osiris. As the first king and culture hero of Egyptian tradition, Osiris is a mythic double of Quetzalcoatl, and his death likewise signalled the end of a Golden Age. The circumstances of his demise ...
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174. The Velikovsky Affair [Books] [de Grazia books]
... the interpretation of the cosmological revolution brought about by Copernicus, Bruno, and Galileo. The recent book, The Myth of Metaphor (New Haven, 1962), by the philosopher Colin Murray Turbayne, who explicitly appeals to the ... (Cambridge, 1959), where he acknowledged that Newton was deeply involved in controversies about the significance of ancient mythology (pp.85-128). Newton championed euhemerism, the theory that myths were based upon the lives of historical ... helped in remembering. (According to Velikovsky's interpretation the memory of some astronomical occurrences would have been clothed in a mythical dress because a direct recollection was too traumatic.) The reason why the Panbabylonists were hurrying to formulate a comprehensive ...
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... ) Home | Issue Contents "Worlds in Collision" and the Prince of Denmark: II. Hamlet and Meso-American Myth Irving Wolfe Dr Wolfe is Professeur Agrégé in the Department d'Études Anglaises, Université de Montréal (Québec), and ... myth is than what it is not. The Dictionary of World Literature confirms: "No generally satisfactory explanation of mythology has thus far appeared. .. . Only by .. . a rigorous study of the myths of peoples ... the most diverse cultures - can the problems presented by the study of mythology be resolved." [8 ] This is the key to the solution, and it is the practice this paper will follow. We shall examine the ...
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176. The Spring Of Ares [Journals] [Kronos]
... Of Ares Ev Cochrane KADMOS A crucial clue to Kadmos' history has been overlooked by the countless interpreters of his myth his intimate association with Ares, the indomitable god of war. Kadmos' celebrated palace, the Kadmeia, was ... the Latin Mars, and it is certain that Mars, as god of war and pestilence, shared cultic and mythological characteristics in common with Ares. The names of the two gods, however, appear to be unrelated. As ... pestilence and disease, was worshipped in the form of a mountain. Elsewhere, Marukan was directly associated with a mythical tree, said to have united Heaven and Earth, which was known in Tamil tradition as the Marutam Tree. ...
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177. The Origin of Mankind [Books]
... systems regard man as having been created out of inanimate materials, chiefly clay, and sometimes stone. The few myths which mention organic materials, wood for instance, tend to appear almost like fanciful inventions. We shall investigate presently ... In the Beginning: God VII The Origin of Mankind And here reveals itself a strange thing, almost unanimously all mythological systems regard man as having been created out of inanimate materials, chiefly clay, and sometimes stone. The few ... blood-transfusion, or provided artificial respiration. That clay puppets will under no circumstances become living beings does not concern the mythologist. He is satisfied if he can recognize the will of the survivors to re-people the Earth by a logical' ...
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... From: Moons, Myths and Man by H. S. Bellamy CD Rom Home Last | Contents | Next 17 Myths of the Creation of the Earth Inall deluge myths, whether of the eastern or the western hemispheres, ... . The creation of the Earth through the word of a demiurge. The first way is by far the most mythological', necessitating as it does powerful supernatural intervention and determination; the second way is much more natural', ... really only describes a certain aspect of the Great Flood. Both are well observed, the only difference between them being the viewpoint of the observer and his manner of interpretation. Both are confirmed by the teachings of Hoerbiger's Cosmological Theory ...
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179. On Dragons and Red Dwarves [Journals] [Aeon]
... The ultimate appearance of advanced civilizations had a profound influence upon the medium, if not the message, of ancient myth. With the development of writing and other graphic systems capable of preserving sacred traditions, storytellers gradually ceased to form ... the rationale for many of the most bizarre elements of the myth. The following essay is an exercise in comparative mythology, and as such it is not intended to represent the definitive analysis of the dragon-combat. Whole volumes will be ... to elucidate the spectacular events at the heart of this intriguing mythical theme. Here we merely attempt to analyze several intriguing motives hitherto overlooked. The Dragon and Creation In order to properly interpret the myth of the dragon-combat it is necessary ...
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... From: The Atlantis Myth by H. S. Bellamy CD Home | Contents Title Page | Ch. 1 | Ch. 2 | Ch. 3 | Ch. 4 | Ch. 5 | Ch. 6 | ... report. To assess its content of fact I suggest that Plato's Atlantis myth be assayed with the instrument of the mythological system which is based upon Hoerbiger's Cosmological Theory. To strengthen Plato's case I propose that a number of parallel myths ... vaguely alive in his time, somewhat in the manner that we ourselves still treasure faint folk-memories of the deeds of mythical heroes such as Beowulf in far-off and all-but-forgotten ages. Sais, where Solon is said to have obtained the story ...
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