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211. Planetary Worship [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... of gods but also their planetary symbols.(18) In speaking of origins, Boyles states: "Cosmogonic myths, being some of the most ancient, clearly demonstrate that the oldest gods stood for the big, immediate realities ... ) for, despite what he believes, the major deities of mankind were those associated with planets. And while mythology may not be exclusively concerned with planetary matters, the greater part of its corpus most certainly is. Facts can ... uniformitarian nor catastrophic. In this respect, uniformitarian thought has no role to play. Even the most uniformitarian of mythologists, like Giorgio de Santillana, Hertha von Dechend, and Elmer Suhr, have conceded as much. Their interpretations ...
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212. Commemoration Of The 2300bc Event [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Likelihood of Death and Destruction due to Flooding Accompanying the Meteoroid Fall The meteoroid fall on the Earth is described in myths in terms of thunderbolts thrown by the most important deities of each culture. Authors such as Dundies and Doane have ... this book have been published by the SIS) and the second book dedicated to the thesis that all the early mythology developed from an encounter of the Earth with a massive meteoroid stream in 2300BC. Introduction The Earth's encounter with the ... can be considered as a distorted residue of the commemoration of the dead. The Celts concentrated many of the great mythic events at Samhain. MacCana states, Samhain is the appropriate setting for myths which symbolize the dissolution of established order ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3153  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/review/v2002n2/03comem.htm
... WIC p.61 (" The Red World") we read: ". .. in the Babylonian myth the world was coloured red by the blood of the slain Tiamat, the heavenly monster." Again, on ... Marduk's armoury (1 ,39- 52), the following passage from A.J .Camoy's "Iranian Mythology' (Mythology of All Races, vol.6 ), p.264, is of interest: " ... fairly typical of Augustine's history, Real personages such as the kings of Assyria and Argos, are mixed in with mythical personages such as Prometheus, Atlas, Mercury, Hercules and Minerva This makes for a rather bewildering view of history ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3140  -  26 Mar 2007  -  URL: /online/pubs/books/vel-sources/source-4.htm
214. Falling Star [Journals] [Aeon]
... Amerinds from north c.10,000 B.P . (Illustration by John Green.) A fascinating myth recorded by Renate Schukies tells of the hero's stellar genealogy. Motseyoef's mother was a mortal who, once upon a ... within the belly of the monster. As we have documented elsewhere, the swallowing of the warrior-hero is an archetypal mythological motif with parallels around the globe. The swallowed hero, in turn, is to be identified with the planet ... , the mythical Morning Star. [48] Vestiges of a lost solar system are apparent in the Lakota tradition that Morning Star and his mother lived in the northern circumpolar heaven prior to their celebrated fall. During the historical period ...
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215. The New Science of Immanuel Velikovsky [Journals] [Kronos]
... centuries before. Vico insisted that, if a full history and understanding of man was to be known, the myths of earlier times ought to be taken seriously as themselves accounts of the actual history of those times. "The ... situation in which man is helpless to act or unable to understand and verbally conceptualize would, in responding with a mythological interpretation ' be a function of The receptive, nonverbal, totalistic activity of the right hemisphere of the brain. ... might be expected, he drives it in his customary impulsive way, carelessly and improperly, until he crashes into mythical river Eridanus. The events that accompanied this wild occurrence are described entirely naturalistically, and as they doubtless would have ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3133  -  05 Mar 2003  -  URL: /online/pubs/journals/kronos/vol0101/003new.htm
... Santillana, Giorgio de and Hertha von Dechend. Hamlet's Mill: an Essay on Myth and the Frame of Time. Boston: Godine, 1977. (transcribed by Clifford Stetner ) CONTENTS Preface v Acknowledgments xii Illustrations xvii Introduction ... ] Courtesy Flarnmarion Publishers, Paris. Horus and Seth in the act of drilling or churning. between 162-163 Egyptian Mythology, The Hamlyn Group, Middlesex, 1965. The "incomparably mighty churn " of the Sea of Milk. ... . B. Keith, Indian Mythology, MAR 6, 1917. The simplified version of the Amritamanthana . Courtesy Smithsonian Institution.Press, Washington, D.C . The Maya Codex Tro-Cortesianus presents the same event. Courtesy Akademische ...
Terms matched: 4  -  Score: 3131  -  28 Nov 2007  -  URL: /online/no-text/hamlets-mill/santillana.html
... use as evidence of lunar catastrophism, he was not deterred. He simply informed his readers that, in these myths, the Moon, rather than the Sun, was really meant. (103) I doubt that Patten would ... as the son of Apollo. (19) Where, may I ask, does Phaethon Apollo appear in Greek mythology? And/or where is Phaethon ever claimed to have been the son of Apollo? To say the least ... propose, instead, that this planet was Mars is to reconstruct a scenario that is at variance with the very mytho-historical record on which it is supposed to be based. This tactic, of course, is not new among cosmic ...
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218. Forum [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Spring 1976) Home | Issue Contents Forum Cenomanian Sync I would like to comment on Ian Grant's article entitled "Myth and Method" and to pursue a little further one very important point he raised. In his discourse on the ... of the denotation of cosmogonic agents in mythology, Grant detailed the different types of metamorphic processes which have corrupted ancient myths and legends. Certainly, these processes have been at work and the complexity of the problem in interpreting such texts ... , Velikovsky is criticised for not only choosing his sources but for also choosing what they should mean. As some mythologists seem to use this technique regularly without rebuttal, it does seem unfair to level this criticism at Velikovsky's work. ...
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219. Velikovsky and Historical Anti-Naturism [Journals] [Kronos]
... 3 (Summer 1985) Home | Issue Contents Velikovsky and Historical Anti-Naturism Duane Vorhees The world is full of origin myths, and all are factually false. The world is full, also, of great traditional books tracing the history ... carry the record, with a show of rational factuality, to the present. Furthermore, just as all primitive mythologies serve to validate the customs, systems of sentiments, and political aims of their respective local groups, so do ... great traditional books. On the surface they may appear to have been composed as conscientious history. In depth they reveal themselves to have been conceived as myths: poetic readings of the mystery of life from a certain interested point of ...
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220. The Crescent [Books]
... equating the primeval "earth" and "moon." (29) The Crescent and Mount In all ancient myths of the lost paradise, the land of peace and plenty rests upon a cosmic pillar- "earth's highest mountain ... a crescent occupy the summit of the cosmic mountain? The Crescent and Saturn It is well known that in classical mythology Saturn (or Kronos) wields a curved harpe or sickle by which he establishes his primeval rule, and most ... both Egypt and Mesopotamia- that convinced me of the band's reality and led me to explore more deeply its various mythical formulations. The crescent in the sign suggests that Saturn's band received illumination from the solar orb in such a way ...
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