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321. Sinking and Rising Lands [Books] [de Grazia books]
... linguist and compiler of legendary and geological evidence of the sinking of lands, writes [2 ]: China's oldest myths tell of a war between the god of fire and the god of water at the beginning of the world. ... . The names of the places supposedly sunk or serving as havens for survivors read like a roster of geography and mythology. Attica; many places of the Aegean Sea; numerous places around the Sea of Azov, a ring of ... around the Black Sea; the whole Adriatic basin (this was probably the location of the predecessor of the Po River, the mythical deep river of Eridanus, that used as its channel an arm of the global cleavage that forked ...
322. Martian Metamorphoses: The Planet Mars in Ancient Myth and Religion, by Ev Cochrane [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Review 1998:2 (Mar 1998) Home | Issue Contents REVIEWS Martian Metamorphoses: The Planet Mars in Ancient Myth and Religion by Ev Cochrane Aeon Press 1997, $20 plus p&p from Aeon Press, 601 Hayward ... associated with the planet Mars, yet he admits that he has barely scratched the surface. This exercise in comparative mythology, concerned as far as possible solely with the universal figure of the warrior-hero', leads him to the conclusion ... in detail a series of events in his history which can be related to similar events in the stories of other mythical heroes, thus giving clues as to the events which ancient peoples saw happening in the sky. Firstly Indra has ...
323. The Saturn Theory [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Contents The Saturn Theory by Ev Cochrane Ev Cochrane is the author of Martian Metamorphoses: The Planet Mars in Ancient Myth and Religion. Together with Dave Talbott and Dwardu Cardona, Ev Cochrane is one of the primary architects of the ... theory. His research interests include ancient mythology, archaeoastronomy, and evolutionary theory. He has an MS from Iowa State University, where he studied genetics and psychology. Summary The paper offers a brief summary of the Saturn theory - ... planets formerly dominated the celestial and intellectual horizons rather than the current Sun and Moon. That the earliest gods and mythical figures of the various cultures are celestial in nature is easily shown. The Sumerian goddess Inanna, explicitly identified with ...
324. Martian Metamorphoses: The Planet Mars in Ancient Myth and Religion by Ev Cochrane [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Review 1998:1 (Sep 1998) Home | Issue Contents REVIEWS Martian Metamorphoses: The Planet Mars in Ancient Myth and Religion by Ev Cochrane Aeon Press, 1997, $20+ p&p (order from Aeon Press ... associated with the planet Mars, yet he admits that he has barely scratched the surface. This exercise in comparative mythology, concerned as far as possible solely with the universal figure of the warrior-hero', leads the author to the ... in detail a series of events in his history which can be related to similar events in the stories of other mythic heroes, thus giving clues as to the events which ancient peoples saw happening in the sky. Firstly Indra has ...
325. Poleshifts, Catastrophes, And Myths [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... : The Velikovskian Vol 3 No 2&3 (1997) Home | Issue Contents Poleshifts, Catastrophes, And Myths Charles Ginenthal ". .. [S ]ome of the moderns have indulged this folly [of explaining natural ... orbital plane. Up until about 3,500 years ago, the Earth experienced a Golden Age described in the mythology of the human race. That is, the hipsithermal was the Golden Age, but ended, according to Velikovsky ... of it reported [in myth and legends] by eye witnesses."15 John and Mary Gribbin describe the mythic evidence for recent celestial catastrophism thus: "Yet, the random nature of these [celestial] acts of terrorism ...
... The Chronicler's Tale 12 II. The Figure in Finland 26 III. The Iranian Parallel 36 IV. History, Myth and Reality 43 Intermezzo: A Guide for the Perplexed 56 V. The Unfolding in India 76 VI. Amlodhi's ... to find the main functions deriving from heaven. To identify them under a variety of appearances is a matter of mythological judgment, of the capacity to recognize essential forms through patient sifting of the immense amount of material. Hamlet " ... " here Kullervo, there Brutus or Kai Khusrau, but always recognizably the same. Jamshyd reappears as Yama among the Indo-Aryans, as Huang-ti, the Yellow Emperor, in China, and 51 under many other names. There was ...
327. Venus in Ancient Myth and Language: Part Two [Journals] [Aeon]
... From: Aeon I:3 (1988) Home | Issue Contents Venus in Ancient Myth and Language: Part Two Ev Cochrane In "Venus in Ancient Myth and Language," Part I, we presented a survey of ... ancient mythology of the planet Venus. The central hypothesis was that this planet's myths and symbols might serve to illuminate the original significance of the vocabulary surrounding the Latin goddess Venus. Of particular interest was a hypothetical relationship between Venus and ... . (23) It was this comet-like band which was envisaged as the ancient sun-god's celestial crown. Hence ancient mythographers state that Saturn was the first to wear a crown. (24) In many of the mythological accounts of ...
328. How Much Did They Know? [Journals] [SIS Review]
... preliminary survey via some of the literature.* * The books considered are: HAMLET'S MILL: An essay on myth and the frame of time, by Giorgio de Santillana and Hertha von Dechend (Boston: Gambit, 1969; ... Santillana and von Dechend set out their thesis. Their title links Shakespeare's Hamlet with Amlodhi, a figure of Icelandic mythology. "Amlodhi was identified, in the crude and vivid imagery of the Norse, by the ownership of a ... a theme to be found in world-wide mythology, that the characteristics of the chosen phenomenon should match those of its mythic counterpart. Yet (as the quotation above indicates) the typical representation in myth of the end of a World ...
329. The Primordial Light? [Journals] [SIS Review]
... for an early knowledge of the rings? What is the reality behind Saturn's place as the original deity in cosmogonic myth? What is the significance of the "Golden Age" and other legends surrounding this planetary god? The following ... our own research, and present our own reconstruction of the history of the Solar System. Will the evidence of mythology, geology and the physical sciences bear out the reconstruction sketched out above? Or will we have to modify this ... myth describing the demise of Saturn at the hands of Jupiter. The waters of the Flood were described by the mythographers as being salty. Thus, the tapir that cut down the Salt-water tree and caused the great Deluge (108 ...
330. The Hero's Garment [Journals] [Aeon]
... in several completely different aspects of religion, such as shamanism, temple ceremonials, New Year festivals, and heroic myth. Significantly, even the prime examples of heroes- such as Herakles and Susanowo- are associated with traditions of ... "clad with the lightning in the clouds" Peculiar as the notion may seem to us, several divinities of mythology were believed to have been clad in lightning. The Maori god Ta-whaki, for instance, was said to have ... the thunder dogs in a unified being, a being who is quite clearly identified as the planet Mars and the mythical Hero. All this goes to prove that there really is a consistent archetypal pattern at work in the imagery surrounding ...
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