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371. Cosmic Catastrophism [Journals] [Aeon]
... the time of Moses and that it should have been noted by Egyptian authors as well as in the texts, myths, epics, and folklore of other ancient peoples. So, over the next few years he searched the records ... . Questions of applicability also surround Velikovsky's use of the Popul Vuh and other Mayan manuscripts. These accounts of Mayan mythology and history were only written down following the Spanish conquest of Yucatan in the sixteenth century A.D ., ... ?)! Such problems with Velikovsky's methodology and with his interpretations of various texts are enough to cause almost all mythologists, anthropologists, and ancient historians to reject his thesis. But isn't there more objective evidence? Can't it be ...
372. A Personal Report on, and Irreverent Look at, the World Conference 'Planetary Violence in Human History' Portland, Oregon, January 3-5, 1997 [Journals] [SIS Review]
... Ciphers, Galactic Superwaves, and the Legendary Cataclysm'. LaViolette has a background in geology but talked about ancient myths encoded in astrology. As far as I can make out, he was saying that if you look at a ... ! ' He repeated his theory, from The Cosmic Serpent and The Cosmic Winter, that the catastrophes reported in mythology were caused by the break-up of a super-comet c. 40,000 years ago at the start of the last ... and passing on the memory. Over 3.2 Myrs? How? Sunday Dwardu Cardona: Mythology vs. Mythologists'. Myths record the history of the Solar System. In Sumerian, the cuneiform for god' and star ...
373. Thoth Vol I, No. 22: August 31, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... David Talbott (firstname.lastname@example.org) [EDITOR'S NOTE: This continues Talbott's series of articles on the myth of the comet Venus.] THE GREAT COMET AND THE DEATH OF KINGS We began this section with a note ... Polynesian Islands, claimed that a comet signified the death of a chief. Here, then, is the universal mythical context in which we must understand Moctezuma's fears. In the global tradition it is as if the comet bore particularly ... reverent description it seems that it could not have been otherwise for a leader of such stature. Clearly, the mythically-rooted story- celebrating the cometary "soul" of a great leader- preceded Ovid's poetic license! Aristotle, not given to ...
374. The Genie Of The Pivot [Journals] [Kronos]
... gods and planets suggests a connection between Saturn and the Celestial Pole. This can be inferred from Greek and Roman myths. The same can be repeatedly extracted from materials included in the later compendia of Hindu myths. Sufficient evidence of ... I. 65). 6. G. Howe & G. A. Harrer, A Handbook of Classical Mythology ( 1947), p. 144. 7. Macrobius, The Saturnalia (trans. P. V. ... , N.Y ., 1969), p. 64 (Saturnalia I. 8. 6). 8. J. G. Frazer, op. cit., p. 9 (Fasti I. 103) ...
... the beginning. All the special symbolism refers to him as a Moon-god; he is certainly a Moon-god in the myth of Iris and Osiris, for he was cut into fourteen pieces, the number of days of the waning moon ... built pyramids as well. To do this we must deal not only with the buildings, but with the associated mythology, or, rather, with the astronomical part of the mythology, for there seems to be very little doubt ... qu'ils jouent dans ce récit montre, plus clairement encore, que l'époque dont il s'agit est la fin des temps mythologiques auxquels Ména devait succéder. C'est une tradition relative aux événements qui ne doivent avoir précédé que de peu les temps ...
376. Forum Part Two [Journals] [SIS Review]
... . G. Heinsohn: The Restoration of Ancient History', paper presented to the International Symposium Velikovsky, Ancient Myth, and Modern Science, Portland, Oregon 25-27 November 1994, p. 40. 24. E. MacKie ... civilisations whose chronologies do not depend on Near Eastern/Biblical dating systems. Why did their civilisations, their cosmic mythologies and dragon-inspired iconographies only emerge 1500 years later than the cultures of the Near East? According to conventional chronology, ... Gesellschaft, 84 (1991), pp. 1-63; Idem: Und die Sintflut gab es doch. Vom Mythos zur historischen Wahrheit (Munich, 1993). 50. Masse (unpublished manuscript, 1994). 51. ...
377. Thoth Vol I, No. 12: April 29, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... VOL I, No. 12 April 29, 1997 EDITOR: Michael Armstrong PUBLISHER: Walter Radtke CONTENTS: THE MYTH OF THE CENTRAL SUN (2 ). .. .. .. .. .. .. . ... polar center, while yet turning the heavens. Which is to say that the philosopher's Unmoved Mover had an ancient mythical prototype in the central sun, the founder of the Golden Age. So one step in the reasoning here is ... SUCH IDENTIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN STATED IN PRIOR NOTES.] Failing to perceive the concrete meaning of such terms, solar mythologists like to think of the place of "repose" as a hidden "underworld" beneath the earth, a ...
378. Catastrophism and the Mammoths - I (Vox Populi) [Journals] [Kronos]
... ever questioned the basic Venus-Jupiter link. A Venus-Saturn link was not even hinted at by David Talbott in The Saturn Myth (New York, 1980). Regarding inversions, their possibility should be weighed in light of the immense physical ... the absence of any credible solutions so far, it would be prudent to entertain alternatives to the literal interpretation of mythological and related material. A fruitful paradigm should be expected to solve more problems than it creates; but this has ... of this letter will concern resonances, I would also like to comment briefly on ejections, inversions, and the mytho-historical record. Regarding ejections, Cardona proposes that "the possible ejection of the planet Venus from Saturn must have cropped ...
379. The Trouble With Aztex [Journals] [Kronos]
... disconformity only extends to the supplanting of the word "daughter" by "child". And it is the myths, not I, that claim the Venerian deity to have been Saturn's daughter. The question should therefore be re-addressed ... II:3 (Feb. 1977), pp. 65-70.- LMG] This brings us to the mytho-historical record which Ellenberger deplores for its "absence of detailed, explicit accounts". But if ever Ellenberger trod unfamiliar ... most prominent of the Jovian satellites? None of this information- and I could supply more- is reliant on mythic interpretation so that Ellenberger's objection on this point is worth exactly zero. Today's primitives could only have obtained this information ...
380. Book Shelf [Journals] [Aeon]
... : Too much mathematics makes for a smoke screen. The Early Amazons: Modern and Ancient Perspectives on a Persistent Myth by Josine H. Blok (E . J. Brill, N. Y., 1993) Reviewed by ... inconsistent in a few places. The first part of the book primarily delineates the changes in modern interpretations of Amazon mythology since the eighteenth century. Her summaries and critiques are highly useful and insightful as she looks at methods of investigation ... different as linguistic archaeology, which really begins with Herodotus in the fifth century BCE, the Symbolik approach started by Creuzer in the early nineteenth century and, finally, the modern structuralistic views of Tyrrell. Many of her summaries strike ...
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