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291. Settled Sky and Unsettled Mind [Books] [de Grazia books]
... of Moon and Mars, by Alfred De Grazia Home | Issue Contents CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Settled Sky and Unsettled Mind Great myths are the stories of human tragedy on a grand scale. If mankind no longer exists in an age of myth ... of a new intelligence or style but because of the lack of terrible stimulus. Even so, the ages of myth-making have left a legacy of serious problems. One does relive the ancient terrors; they have left deep tracks in ... and glands, regularly revived by a horde of customs and rememorized. Furthermore, man is a myth-maker and he will always find sufficient personal and social crises to inspire individual and collective repressions of memory, though not on the original ...
292. "Heaven and Earth": Catastrophism in Hamlet [Journals] [Kronos]
... sources. There appear to be strong lines of connection between Hamlet, its literary and historical antecedents, and certain myths and religious stories, some appearing in cultures widely separated from Shakespeare in place and time. The nature of these ... has been much more difficult to say what myth is than what it is not. 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.(14) This is the key to the solution, and it is the practice this chapter will follow. We shall examine the varying ...
293. Paradise -- The Lost Frontier: Early Voyages to the Forbidden Isles [Journals] [Aeon]
... the immense distance across the interminable Ocean. Since Paradise was believed to be located on Earth, only superstition and myth served to shut out those who were curious, resourceful, and powerful enough to follow their dreams. Thus, ... and the legions of Satan. It remained uncertain whether the wandering Norwegians had found Paradise or Hel, in Christian mythology a land of demons. Phoenician mariners not only sailed to Paradise, they had the temerity to begin mapping its ... . According to historian-diver Robert Marx, a document in Madrid's National Library identifies Bracir as an isle that King Solomon's explorers discovered in the 10th century BC. [2 ] Diodorus Siculus, a Sicilian geographer during the 1st century AD ...
... From: Moons, Myths and Man by H. S. Bellamy CD Rom Home Last | Contents | Next 2 Myths- Man's Records of the Long Past At the conclusion of the last chapter I suggested that Man experienced ... and only fanciful deductions could be made. How could it be otherwise? For the explanation of the content of mythology was attempted, either with the aid of philology-queen of humane sciences though she is, she was singularly unfitted to ... task and contributed little more than an etymological survey of the ground or with the aid of psychology equally out of place as a real key instead of with the aid of astrophysics. Neither was it possible to relate the myths to ...
295. Letters [Journals] [SIS Review]
... legends, Athene was not the offspring of Zeus, but was the daughter of Poseidon (Graves- The Greek Myths, p.45) or Triton/Tritos (Cox, p. 249), both of which were ... the time (ca. 1500 BC ) when Velikovsky says that Venus first appeared. Rose (Handbook of Greek Mythology, p. 122) states that Aphrodite was very ancient and her cult was not Greek. Athene is also ... .) At this point I must add a note of caution about basing any ideas on the conclusions of modern mythologists. The ideas of Robert Graves in particular can be very misleading (see SISR I:3 , p. ...
296. Hoerbiger's Theory [Books]
... Home | Contents In the Beginning: God II Hoerbiger's Theory None of the mythologists who have hitherto investigated into cosmogonic myths generally, or into the Creation' and related reports in the Book of Genesis specially, seems to have invoked ... the satellites of our planet. This theory has been used to form the basis of a new school of explanatory mythology. The chief representatives of this school are the German mythologists, Hans Fischer and Georg Hinzpeter, who elaborated foundations ... by H. S. Bellamy CD Home | Contents In the Beginning: God II Hoerbiger's Theory None of the mythologists who have hitherto investigated into cosmogonic myths generally, or into the Creation' and related reports in the Book of ...
297. The River of Ocean [Journals] [SIS Review]
... serpent motif on the interior of a food basin from Sikyatki in the South-western United States. Reproduced from The Saturn Myth  with the kind permission of David N. Talbott The water-enclosing serpent from the Codex Cortesianus (illustration ... in the case of the ocean encircling the land'. As Boyles himself noted in reply: "In Norse mythology (i .e . that of a sea-oriented people) the great serpent of Midgard was practically synonymous with the ... translated as earth' or the world' . This, unfortunately, is a trait peculiar to mythologists who often ignore the fact that mythology speaks of more than one earth', as it does of more than ...
298. Child of Saturn (Part IV) [Journals] [Kronos]
... the West. Thus one might be tempted to sweep the utterances of the Brahma Purana aside by claiming that the myths it refers to were already somewhat corrupted by the time of its compilation. But it has always been my belief ... assimilated, in turn infiltrated their original dogmas. Today there is little extant that can be considered common to the mythologies of the Indo-Aryans, the ancient Medes, and later Persians. Judging by Vedic (Indian) and Avestan ( ... paper. - DC] Are we then to subscribe to the orthodox interpretation of Mithra as the Sun? Conventional mythologists, at least, seem to have had some basis for their assumption. As we shall see, however, ...
299. A General Introduction to Amazon Mythology in the Greco-Roman World [Journals] [Aeon]
... modern historical methods, to affirm or deny the Amazons' existence, since the evidence we have pertains only to myth." (5 ) As it concerns the Greco-Roman world, his statement is certainly valid. We can, ... From: Aeon IV:2 (Aug 1995) Home | Issue Contents A General Introduction to Amazon Mythology in the Greco-Roman World Tammy Jo Eckhart INTRODUCTION In dictionaries and encyclopedias, Amazons are described as a race of mythological female ... the ancient Greek world are reported to have had encounters with the race of Amazons. Three of these are themselves mythical figures: Heracles, Theseus, and Bellerophon. The fourth is historical even though a complex mythology was later to ...
300. Chaldean Account of Genesis [Books]
... .- "Daily Telegraph" offer.- Expedition to Assyria.- Fragments of Creation tablets.- Solar Myth.- Second journey to Assyria.- Tower of Babel.- Clay records.- Account of creation in ... Cosmogony of Berosus.- Discovery of Cuneiform Inscriptions.- Historical Text- Babylonian origin of Assyrian literature.- Mythological tablets.- Discovery of Deluge texts.- Izdubar, his exploits.- Mutilated condition of tablets.- ... of Nergal at Cutha. It is probable that this legend was supposed to be the work of one of the mythical kings of Chaldea, who describes the condition and history of the world before his time. There is another legend ...
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