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311. Kronia Communications [Journals] [SIS Internet Digest]
... David Talbott takes us on a 90 minute odyssey into the world as the ancients saw it and reported in their myths about "The Golden Age". This was an era of peace and plenty when the great planetary gods Jupiter ... :1 Home | Issue Contents Kronia Communications http://www.kronia.com/~kronia The Mythscape Video Series: Mythologist, David Talbott takes us on a 90 minute odyssey into the world as the ancients saw ... and reported in their myths about "The Golden Age". This was an era of peace and plenty when the great planetary gods Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and Venus ruled the heavens. Then it ended. The gods turned ...
312. The Tower of Babel and the Confusion of Tongues [Journals] [Kronos]
... It is the Confusion which is the main topic of this work, but certain aspects of those "scaling" myths not explicitly associated with this theme are, nevertheless, of some relevance to our examination. The widespread occurrence of ... more confusion than did mankind's speech. The Biblical account of the Tower of Babel actually incorporates two themes found in mythologies scattered around the world: the Confusion itself and man's attempt to scale heaven. In the extra biblical versions, ... different language, making it impossible for them to understand each other."(3 ) Also: "The mythical story of its [Tower of Babel's] construction . . . appears to be an attempt to explain the existence ...
313. Guidelines To The Saturn Myth [Journals] [Kronos]
... From: Kronos Vol. X No. 3 (Summer 1985) Home | Issue Contents Guidelines To The Saturn Myth (Part One of a Series) David Talbott BACKGROUND Recent issues of KRONOS have included several papers dealing with Saturn ... ", all of them interesting, some perhaps promising, though more than one seemed to rest uneasily upon the mythical base. Also, in 1974, I sent to Lynn Rose a paper identifying Saturn as a polar "sun ... myth and symbolism, the history of the solar system, the beginnings of religion and civilization and the nature of mythmaking consciousness. But this general theory is itself the outgrowth of highly unusual findings, and has very little in common ...
314. The Descent Into Barbarism (The Atlantis Myth) [Books]
... 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 | ... all were swallowed up' (25d) by a great flood. There are several other faint echoes in Greek mythology of Proselenoi, autochthonous tribes who boasted that they had `existed' before Selene, or Luna, became our ... ; of Proselenos, a mythical king of Arcadia; and of the Proselenides, who were, significantly, regarded as water deities.67 As an example of a non-mythological reference to a pre-lunar age, it is interesting to note ...
315. Sky Woman [Journals] [Aeon]
... Phaethon and Phaon, Nagy observes that "there seems to be, a priori, a naturalistic element in these myths."  Indeed, Nagy goes on to argue that Aphrodite's interactions with the two heroes can best ... brought to bear in favor of this view. In The Many Faces of Venus I argued that a number of mythological themes involving Aphrodite are best interpreted as reflecting the behavior and recent history of the planet Venus. Included here are ... scabs." Indeed, various lines of evidence suggest that Venus' mortal paramour is to be identified with the mythical Morning Star, understood here as the planet Mars. That the masculine Morning Star is to be distinguished from Star ...
316. Letters [Journals] [SIS Review]
... . Lynn E. Rose, Solana Beach, California Configuratively speaking I have written before about the inadequacy of interpreting myths only in terms of comets and meteors ( 'Comets or Configuration', C&CR 1996:1 , ... forced and, indeed, if all these elements of the myth of Bran are studied in conjunction with other world mythologies then it becomes obvious that Bran is another version of the universal mythical giant: the very admission that the head ... regarded as a solar symbol gives the imagery away. Detailed work by Talbott, Cochrane and Cardona has given us an alternative interpretation of myth which in most cases appears to explain the extraordinarily complicated, yet universal, details of myths ...
317. Young Velikovsky: From Bergson to Berger [Journals] [Kronos]
... Velikovsky had also been criticized for what many regarded as an uncritical reliance on suspect sources such as the Talmud, myths and legends, and ancient astrological works.(10) Parapsychology has always been somewhat disreputable, often even to ... hypothetical "nervous energy", that paper may be regarded as a late development of the nineteenth-century Hirnmythologie (brain mythology) school of anatomophysiology. This school can be traced back to the early works on theoretical psychology by Johann Friedrich ... član vital of Henri Bergson.(9 ) And many years later, Velikovsky would accuse Jung of indulging in mythical subjects, alchemy, the cabala, and the dreams of mystics, although of course Velikovsky had also been criticized ...
318. Conclusion (Moons, Myths and Man) [Books]
... From: Moons, Myths and Man by H. S. Bellamy CD Rom Home Last | Contents | Next Conclusion We have now reached the end of our story. Some five hundred myths, given in full or in ... him. To the general reader, we hope, this book has given a fund of interesting information. The mythological material contained in it will remain interesting even if our explanation of it should be proved nothing but fiction. Comparing ... new and wide world-picture drawn by our theory, considering the distant and unexpected vistas thrown open by it- we do not fear for its fate. Hoerbiger's is a cosmological theory based upon technical considerations. Its teaching of the cataclysms is ...
319. On Comets and Kings [Journals] [Aeon]
... specificity. Why would a comet be envisaged as the soul of a great king? Astronomers and students of ancient myth seem at a loss to explain the curious mythology of the comet. Brandt and Chapman, in Introduction to Comets ... of great kingdoms, and expectations of the end of the world. Velikovsky's vision is generally faithful to the universal mythology of the comet, which- although it has been largely eradicated from the annals of science under the auspices of modern ... signs appear as pendant-like ornaments. (99) This cardial setting of the Ik-sign is strikingly reminiscent of Venus' mythic role as Quetzalcoatl's heart. (100) Stross summarizes his discussion of these glyphs as follows: "The Maya ...
320. Moons, Myths and Man by H. S. Bellamy [Books]
... [ CD-Rom Home ] Moons, Myths and Man H. S. Bellamy July mcmxxxvi First published in July mcmxxxvi (1936) by Faber and Faber Limited 24 Russell Square London W.C .1 Second revised and augmented ... mythologist to reconcile his ideas with those of the astronomer? how is he to account for the fact that certain mythological traits point to the Moon without being regarded as an idle romancer? For the mythologist has never been recognized by ... scientific thought. This book endeavours to bring about a kind of synthesis between the findings of mythology and astronomy, or, rather, between that part of mythology which is concerned with lunar and other cosmological myths, and that part ...
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