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491. Thoth Vol II, No. 20: Dec 31, 1998 [Journals] [Thoth]
... that the polar configuration is not astronomically impossible. A third was when Dave Talbott shifted my vision of the flood myths in a post to the K-list: "[ I ]n all likelihood, the outpouring of cometary material associated ... shield" and a frightening "mask" play different practical and magical roles. In the archetypal realms of world mythology, the two concepts are indistinguishable - both referring to the radiating "Glory" of the mother goddess Venus when ... in the phase of cosmic upheaval and the wars of the gods, the goddess took on her terrifying, world-threatening, cometary aspect. Dave Talbott- CATASTROPHIC'S TESTIMONIALS Various Kronians PAM HANNA: I've been on this forum for two years ...
492. Thoth Vol I, No. 13: May 16, 1997 [Journals] [Thoth]
... VOL I, No. 13 May 16, 1997 EDITOR: Michael Armstrong PUBLISHER: Walter Radtke CONTENTS: THE MYTH OF THE CENTRAL SUN (3 ). .. .. .. .. .. David Talbott NEWS ... Gerald Massey, in two large works (The Natural Genesis and Ancient Egypt), claimed that the religion and mythology of a polar god was first formulated by the priest-astronomers of ancient Egypt and spread from Egypt to the rest of ... world. In a general survey of ancient language, symbolism, and mythology, John O'Neill (Night of the Gods, two volumes) insisted that mankind's oldest religions centered on a god of the celestial pole. The renowned Mesoamerican ...
493. Jerusalem -- City of Venus [Journals] [Kronos]
... Christ Child whimpered, there sounded lamentations for the beloved of Ishtar-Astarte Venus. (See H. Rahner, Greek Myths and Christian Mystery (N .Y ., 1963), p. 149 and notes 3 and 4; ... suggests that Shalem, the evening manifestation of the Venus Star, was identical with Athtar, well known in Arabian mythology as the Venus Star.* In the inscription of Mesha of Moab, Athtar is compounded with the national god ... Solomon may have "compromised the old faith" in the eyes of some Israelites who saw "Israel's original covenant mythos [being] subverted, and Yahweh himself obliterated. To such Israelites what had begun to happen in the days ...
494. Thoth Vol III, No. 1: Jan 15, 1999 [Journals] [Thoth]
... UNIVERSE: 1999 . . . . . . . . . . . by Mel Acheson MARS ROCKS IN ANCIENT MYTH AND MODERN SCIENCE: Part I of II By Ev Cochrane MERCURY IN MYTHOLOGY . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . by Dave Talbott SUPERFLARES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . by Wal Thornhill DID THEY REALLY SAY THAT?. . . . . . ... viewed as one of many natural symbols in our world pointing back to attributes of the warrior- hero in the myth-making epoch.- SUPERFLARES By Wal Thornhill The following news item should be of interest. It supports the idea, ...
495. The Burning of Troy [Books] [de Grazia books]
... the application of mythology. Dorothy Vitaliano, pursuing a strict uniformitarian theory, has nonetheless exemplified the necessary marriage between myth and geology that research properly demands; to her, myth serves as a clue to past events, especially when ... (and destruction) of civilizations. I should place in the same category of historical comparative method the application of mythology. Dorothy Vitaliano, pursuing a strict uniformitarian theory, has nonetheless exemplified the necessary marriage between myth and geology that ... ". Could there have been a qualitatively different kind of Jovian thunderbolt playing about the world in mythical and prehistoric times? A ramified bolt of hundreds of strokes is not impossible to imagine. The myriad lightning and ...
496. Forum [Journals] [Aeon]
... something better to call them. Cardona still clings to the idea that northernism and god-kebobbery are major themes in ancient myth. There are indeed some dominant themes in ancient myth, such as catastrophism and metamorphosis. That is why Ovid ... record, Earth was "greened" at a later time. But even here I must advise caution since the mythological "greening" of Earth might have been a celestial, rather than a terrestrial, phenomenon- unless it was ... tree leaves might have appeared black. And, to be sure, if we were to pay attention to the mytho-historical record, Earth was "greened" at a later time. But even here I must advise caution since the ...
497. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Review]
... rapidly bringing the Ice Age to a close. An even more intriguing theory by two geologists maintains that the Flood myth of Mesopotamia was inspired by a real event about 7,500 years ago. It is accepted that a few ... dated to 200BC and assigned to the Paracas culture. Orion National Geographic April 96, Forum Orion was important in mythology in many parts of the world. The Maya believed that 3 stars in the constellation formed a triangular hearth which ... the smoke of the fire of creation. In actuality there is a nebula there. Mythical mountains National Geographic April 96, p. 58, Traveller Winter 96/97, pp. 18-21 In western Tibet lies the mountain Kailas ...
498. Vox Popvli [Journals] [Aeon]
... also from personal conversation with him, a lot of it made sense. Even so, there are aspects of myth which his model seemed unable to explain and, in reading Cardona's critique, I was prompted to test the model ... to accept, although, having found nothing better, I find it a useful model on which to hang planetary mythology. I was therefore very interested in Zysman's alternative canopy model when I first learned of it. From what I ... dinosaurs? Tania ta Maria References 1. See, D. Cardona, "The Reflective Canopy Model and the Mytho-Historical Record," AEON IV:4 (April 1996), pp. 13 ff. 2. Not according ...
499. Thoth Vol III, No. 4: Feb 15, 1999 [Journals] [Thoth]
... (possibly a grazing impact), which I think should be considered also in terms of the births of Venus myths and the evidence that Venus for a time had a cometary aspect. Dave said: While the cometary aspect of ... a new paradigm by reading Immanuel Velikovsky's Worlds In Collision. Thornhill accepted the challenge of integrating the cultural record of mythology and the experiments of the plasma lab and the advances of the space age into a coherent picture. He summarizes ... phenomena, from subatomic particles through stellar and galactic evolution, floodlighting our understanding of the universe with insights garnered from mythical symbols, space probes, and plasma lab experiments. As an illustration, let me compare the received explanation with ...
500. Monitor [Journals] [SIS Review]
... by ideas of cannibalism points to the fact that a belief in cannibalism seems to be inherent in humans, with myths such as the Greek tale of Saturn devouring his children. Cannibalism practised for normal nutritional purposes is highly suspect: ... some have used to declare them one and the same historical person, can alternatively be used to suggest their common mythological origin. In particular there is the legend that Moses suffered from leprosy and that plague was widespread at the time ... the Exodus. This is interesting in view of the hero figure Mars also being associated with plague and skin afflictions. Nasca prayer lines BBC2 Horizon date unknown A new study of the mysterious Nasca lines came to the conclusion that, ...
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