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... for the appearance of the Sphinx, which is an integral part of the story, an origin in some Egyptian myth has been postulated for it at least three times.(3 ) The novelty of Velikovsky's idea lies in his ... ; and finally Sophocles invented the story of Antigone.(35)** [* Niobe, in Greek mythology, was the daughter of Tantalus, and thus a sister of Pelops. She was the wife of Amphion, ... . Akad. A, 22 (1905), p. 751 with n. 2; Gruppe, Griechische Mythologie und Religionsgeschichte, 1906, p. 654. 33. Athenagoras, "Legatio pro Christianis", 14, ...
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242. Velikovsky's Legacy [Articles]
... indirectly. In 1983, Dave Talbott and myself began a series of collaborative researches on Venus' role in ancient myth and religion. This research spawned a trilogy of articles for Kronos and continues today. Talbott and I began by ... an agent of war, pestilence, disaster, discord, death, insurrection and eclipses of the sun. The mythology which came to surround the various gods identified with Mars-Nergal and Erra, for example-reflects these ominous characteristics. Thus it ... that, in the Poem of Erra, Erra attempts to usurp the rule of heaven, displacing the planetary bodies and producing a great eclipse of the sun in the process. There is a notable anomaly in the cults of Nergal ...
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243. Mons Veneris [Journals] [Aeon]
... is whether this identification holds with regard to the role of Sin in the earliest art and literature? In ancient myth and cult, Sin generally assumes a subordinate role compared to those of Shamash and Ishtar. Here von Soden offered ... the Saturnists require extraordinary evidence to be believed. With this catch phrase they dismiss at once all testimony from ancient mythology as being unduly reliant upon interpretation and, hence, ultimately subjective in nature. Evidence from ancient art is similarly ... ancients themselves has provided the most telling evidence. Ancient rock art, archaeoastronomical traditions surrounding the respective planets, and mythical traditions associated with the various planetary deities, each offer dramatic proof of this thesis. Critics, however, continue ...
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244. Thoth Vol I, No. 23: August 17, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... David Talbott ( [EDITOR'S NOTE: This continues Talbott's series of articles on the myth of the comet Venus.] QUETZALCOATL AND THE FEARS OF KINGS The apprehension of Moctezuma, mentioned in our previous ... of that planet and to state that their intellectual life pulsed to its periods. Certainly a significant portion of their mythology involved that planet... To observers approaching the Mesoamerican cultures from an interdisciplinary vantage point, the cultural preoccupation ... Venus immediately stands out. E. C. Krupp, a popularizer of modern archaeoastronomy, was impressed with the Venus profile in Mesoamerica, noting that the priest-astronomers computed portentous moments "based upon their calendar and the behavior of Venus ...
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... typical amnesia victim. In this paper we shall explore some implications of Velikovsky's diagnosis, first with regard to religious myth as a remnant not only of the catastrophes, but also of the state of human consciousness prior to the time ... good things, rich in flocks and dear to the blessed gods.(3 ) Again, in the early mythology of China we find a similar vein: "It is remarkable," writes James Legge, "that at ... with himself [and his fellow man, one might add] seems profound (16) If we accept the mythical accounts. the fall was not an event affecting only man's environment: the ancients do of course describe great cataclysmic ...
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... as quoted by Velikovsky with that cited by Guirand. He naturally had to come to the conclusion that the Typhon myth is "indistinguishable" from the Typhoeus one. [29] What he again failed to realize is that both ... some to have been the mother of Typhon. (Marble statue now housed in the Vatican.) In Greek mythology, Typhon is presented as the son fathered by Tartarus on Gaea [21] or the fatherless son of Hera ... . In Conclusion As John Bimson wrote in 1993: "In establishing a historical context for the battle between the mythical monster Typhon (or his various equivalents) and a deity, Velikovsky appeals to Rockenbach's De Cometis, printed in ...
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247. Thoth Vol I, No. 19: July 16, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... in one event: "Symbols of an Ancient Sky" reconstructs the extraordinary planetary environment giving rise to the great myths, rites, and symbols of ancient times. "The Electrical Solar System" challenges modern astronomy and science by ... This was followed by about an hour-long slide show and lecture by Thornhill showing how plasma physics supports and predicts the mythological model. The balance of the day was filled by two more slide-lectures by Dave and an additional slide lecture by ... , concluding with an hour-long interactive discussion with participants in the seminar. The combination of alternating lectures on the mythical themes and on the physics was very powerful and the audience responded with exceptional interest. Both Dave and Wal did a ...
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248. Aster and Disaster: The Golden Age - II [Journals] [Kronos]
... 42) suggests that its conformation was characterized by gentle slopes and mild curvature. Beyond this, the evidence from myth and legend is negative. That is, no environmental extremes are portrayed. The landscape appears to be devoid of ... wolves and leopards) were then scavengers. If, as seems reasonable, we may equate the pre-lapsarian world of mythology with the pre-Holocene world of paleontology, it can be assumed that the faunal diversity of aureal times was considerably greater ... in a warmer, wetter, and more favored age, our forebears were "water babies". Of the mythically transmitted reports on the golden race, one of the most striking and most persistent but most difficult to square with ...
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249. When Venus Was A Comet [Journals] [Kronos]
... the mysterious spiral exuding from the dog's mouth in Figure 12.) Fig. 12 GREAT STAR When considering Mesoamerican myths and glyphic language, it is important to keep in mind the aura of uncertainty which still surrounds the findings of ... investigation into the role of comets in ancient tradition. It was discovered that comets played a significant role in ancient mythology and religion, one which would appear to be totally out of proportion with respect to their celestial prominence.( ... . Robicsek, The Smoking Gods (Norman, 1978). 9. As cited in Idem, "The Mythical Identity of God K" in M. Robertson (editor), Tercera Mesa Redonda de Palenque (Monterey, ...
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... " are archaic or primordial- they are "images that have existed since the remotest times". But in myth, in "esoteric teaching", in dreams and visions and fairy tales, they manifest themselves: "The ... Freud, accordingly, the unconscious is of an exclusively personal nature, although he was aware of its archaic and mythological thought-forms." In a footnote, Jung conceded that Freud "in his later works" differentiated between "the ... sociological aspects and the urge for recognition and the will for power as the mainsprings of behavior, Jung indulged in mythical subjects and searched the world literature on alchemy, the cabala, and the dreams of mystics to find a pathway ...
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