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201. Indra's Theft of the Sun-God's Wheel [Journals] [Aeon]
... is hardly satisfactory, as it disregards entirely the identity of Indra and the nature of the cakra's function in ancient myth (i .e ., its role in the dragon combat). If we are to get to the ... "enter into" the larger Venus. This celestial scenario, reconstructed by Talbott and myself upon analysis of ancient mythology, would appear to be represented in figure four, a pictograph which can be found upon all inhabited continents. ... contention, of course, that such reports preserve an actual historical reminiscence- albeit one that is typically couched in mythical language- of a profound disturbance of the ancient sun-god (Saturn) occasioned by the behavior of the planet Mars ...
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... termed the Sothic Cycle'. The identification of Sopdet with Isis gives her an important part in the Osiris- myth" (Mul1er p.55- 56). V's idea that the representation of Isis in opposition to Horus ... Arish shrine in section 29. Also to Cooper Square Publishers Inc. for permission to quote from Müller's "Egyptian Mythology" in section 23; to Chicago University Press for permission to quote from Breasted's "Ancient Records" in section ... be more than an analogy, for the poet and his mode of expression may be the last remnant of the mythopoetic approach to interpreting the world in which we live. But let us now turn to the association of the serpent ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3183  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/vel-sources/source-3.htm
203. Thoth Vol I, No. 17: June 30, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... [EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first in a series of articles on the myth of the comet Venus.] In _Worlds in Collision_, Velikovsky noted many tales of disaster and upheaval ... as it is identified with the _planet_ Venus. The anomalous "cometary" traits of Venus in world mythology thus became key pieces of the argument, and the strength of the argument derived from the breadth of sources. ... . Additionally, I think that many mythical-heroic figures Velikovsky assumed to have been historical were in fact part of a mythical tradition having nothing at all to do with men of flesh an blood.) Can globally-experienced events account for the ...
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204. Mars Gods of the New World [Journals] [Aeon]
... graveThe various names assigned to him, almost without exception, emphasize this forbidding phase of his nature, and the myths associated with him deal with destruction, pestilence, and death...In Babylonian astrology, he is identified ... . According to this argument (evident in the presentation of such scholars as Jastrow and Jacobsen), the peculiar mythology that eventually came to surround Mars stems from the early identification of that planet with the Akkadian war-god Nergal, that ... (9 ) we turn in this paper to ancient conceptions associated with the planet Mars. Find the god or mythical figure among the sacred traditions of Mesoamerica who most corresponds in nature and deeds to Nergal and it is a good ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3181  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0401/047gods.htm
205. The Thunderbolt in Myth and Symbol [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... From: SIS Internet Digest 2001:1 (Jun 2001) Home | Issue Contents The Thunderbolt in Myth and Symbol Thoth Vol V, No. 1 Jan 15, 2001 A thunderstorm is a remarkable, often terrifying event ... So it's not surprising that few scholars have paused to wonder about the prominent role of lightning in ancient mythology. [. .] Our comparative investigation has identified hundreds of recurring themes of myth, including numerous global images of lightning ... detail, a convergence of myth and science may be possible. This, then, inspired me to reconsider the mythic thunderbolt in terms far more concrete than I had previously envisioned. Until then, I had treated the thunderbolt as ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3179  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/i-digest/2001-1/19thund.htm
206. Our Universe: Unlocking its Mysteries [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... and hieroglyphs of a great diversity of early cultures independently depict man's fascination with and fear of what he observed. Myths and lore tell of strange and violent events - terrifying dramas in the heavens and catastrophic changes in the cosmic order ... all too clearly. A group of astronomers, physicists, electrical engineers, and experts in the field of ancient mythology have begun to challenge some of the generally accepted hypotheses of the history of our solar system and conventional theories of ... the axis of Earth was directed along a line running through the collinear system. When the earliest religious texts and mythical sources are permitted to speak for themselves, this is precisely the arrangement they describe. What the ancients were seeing ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3179  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/i-digest/2002-2/05our.htm
... a state, in the first two chapters of Genesis and literature from all the primitive cultures, so-called "Paradise Myths". Maybe I can just read a couple of examples. (Quotes Genesis 2:9 : "And ... Earth was a living entity like themselves .. . They knew no sickness .. ." Again, Egyptian mythology shows the same view that the age when the gods lived on Earth was a Golden Age, destruction may have ... or the present. We find this in the Bhagavad Gita, for instance. Krishna, whether he was a mythical character or not, someone had to originate these words: "One should not rejoice in obtaining what is pleasant ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3175  -  30 Mar 2001  -  URL: /online/pubs/articles/talks/kronos/garden.htm
... From: Moons, Myths and Man by H. S. Bellamy CD Rom Home Last | Contents | Next 18 The Literature of the Bible The literature of the Bible offers a great problem to the mythologist. The Bible ... various stages of their development. It represents a fair though entirely arbitrary selection of writings which are neither historical nor mythological in any strict sense. The Jewish religious beliefs have gone through a very peculiar process of sublimation in the course ... are scattered through the whole Bible. The primeval Serpent or Dragon appears again and again, and so do the mythical monsters- behomoth, tehomoth, leviathan, seraphim, cherubim; also fire-rain, earthquake catastrophes, the flood, the ...
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209. Odin [Journals] [Kronos]
... pp. 252-253. 24. G. deSantillana & H. von Dechend, Hamlet's Mill: An Essay on Myth and the Frame of Time (Boston, 1969), pp. 134-135, 373-374. 25. L. ... more than one of my previous writings, I have stressed the point that just because a deity is presented in mythology as a wielder of the thunderbolt, he is not necessarily to be identified as Jupiter. Granted that Jupiter seems ... N .Y ., 1966), Vol. I, p. 703. 39. Idem, Deutsche Mythologie (Tubingen, 1953 reprint of 4th ed.), p. 778. 40. J. W. ...
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210. Aphrodite Urania [Journals] [Aeon]
... select handful of the goddess' various functions and attributes, much less explain the myriad of peculiar details attending her myth and cult. In our opinion, it is the goddess' identification with the planet Venus- attested in numerous ... mythical attributes. In this series of essays, we intend to show that the majority of the symbolic images and mythological themes associated with the mother goddess- including the various forms of the goddess personified by the Greek figures enumerated above ... have their origin in ancient conceptions associated with the planet Venus. If indeed the cult of the mother goddess traces to the ancients' experience of the planet Venus- its appearance, behavior, and participation in a series of spectacular ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3166  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/aeon/vol0502/43aphro.htm
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