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351. Tree Symbols [Books]
... fig is quite milky in appearance. This appears to have been the reason why it was in early times imported into Egypt, probably from southern Arabia, and given a religious status by being connected with the goddesses Nut and Hathor. Both deities were connected with the Celestial cow whose star-spangled belly formed the sky. Before, however, the ... Jade and stone symbols At the same time, megaliths were erected in areas where the soil is good and tall trees grew and still grow. An interesting fact regarding Celtic religion is that it included the worship of rivers, lakes, wells, and the heavenly bodies, and also the worship of standing stones, which are, in Gaelic ...
352. Victory of The Sun [Books] [de Grazia books]
... 1964 (1970), U.S . Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C . Albright, W. F. (1946), Archaeology and the Religion of Israel, 2nd ed., Baltimore. (1965), 179 Bulletin American Schools of Oriental Research, 41-2. Albritton, Claude C. (1974) ... in Pauly-Wissowa, XI Real Encyclopädie (also "Planeten.") Gunkel, H. (1895 & 1921), Schöpfung und Chaos in Urzeit und Endzeit, Eine Religionsgeschichtliche Untersuchung über Gen. I und Ap. Joh. 12, Vandenhoek und Ruprecht, Göttingen. Goodrich, Luther C. 1957), A Short History of the ...
353. Hatshepsut, The Queen of Sheba and Velikovsky [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... , since the spellings of heiroglyphic names vary and are additionally often written not precisely as they should be pronounced. In fact spellings often had more to do with aesthetics or religious sentiment than with strict phonetics. Thus the name Tutankhamen is actually written as Amen-tut-ankh (since the god's name had to come first) and the names of the Senwosret ... Osiris is called netjer in a particular context: in quite a number of puns this word is used almost as though it were his name. ' (Morenz, Egyptian Religion, Cornell University Press, p. 19). Again and again in the Egyptian language the word netjer is linked to the god Osiris, whilst in numerous other ...
354. Crazy Heroes of Dark Times [Books] [de Grazia books]
... Depending upon the extent of the disaster, a totally amnesiac and stupefied society of cultural degenerates may ensue or a more furious cultural coping that may eventuate in a flowering of religious institutions, crafts, and arts. The Homeric heroes, Odysseus and Achilles among them, typified the bands of survivors of the extensive Mycenaean civilization that was largely destroyed ... of hierarchical officialdom disappeared. The chiefs of households (that it would be a mistake to call "clans")  ruled a mixed community as judge and religious-political protector. The "Argive Kings" and the kings who were supposed to have developed from and after the Homeric heroic age were actually the same traditional kings whose Greco-Mycenaean ...
355. The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah [Journals] [Kronos]
... certain activity exactly in the time of Abraham must not appear a coincidence: it was in times of great global catastrophes, when the world was threatened with destruction, that religious reformers gained prominence and contemporaries looked to a divine man for guidance. Thus the time of the great catastrophes of the Exodus saw Moses leading the Israelites from Egypt, ... the end of the world, or the beginning of the Kingdom of God on Earth. Numerous instances may be quoted, but the best known became the foundation of the religion of a large part of the Old and New World. Zedek was the name of Jupiter, and we read that in the days of Abraham the planet underwent some ...
356. Cultural Aspects of the Libyan and Ethiopian Dynasties [Journals] [Kronos]
... p. 93. SURVIVALS OF THE CULT OF ATON IN LIBYAN AND ETHIOPIAN TIMES The Eighteenth Dynasty saw, toward its end, the worship of Aton. Akhnaton in his religious reform- or heresy as it is usually called instituted Aton as the supreme god. His heirs, Smenkhkare and Tutankhamen, having worshipped Aton in their earlier years, ... 1980) Home | Issue Contents Cultural Aspects of the Libyan and Ethiopian Dynasties Immanuel Velikovsky Copyright © 1980 by the Estate of Immanuel Velikovsky EVIDENCE FROM LANGUAGE, ART, AND RELIGION Editor's Note: The following material on the Libyan and Ethiopian dynasties is taken from Velikovsky's forthcoming book The Assyrian Conquest, Vol. II of the Ages in Chaos series ...
357. Were the "Sumerians of the Third Millennium" in Reality the Chaldeans of the First Millennium? [Journals] [Catastrophism & Ancient History]
... Lloyd becomes perfectly adventurous when attempting to substantiate his surmises with examples (ibid.): Vincent Scheil, at Sippar (abu Habba) in 1893, encountered a great religious temenos, originally founded by Sargon of Akkad, but could trace and record only part of the buildings which replaced it a thousand years later." Thus a temenos ... excavations, which will no doubt make Erech- the city of Sumer's great heroes- the keystone of Mesopotamian archeology in all its aspects: architecture, art, history, religion, and epigraphy. Now the elegance with which, for example, Seton Lloyd attempts to dispute the untraceable relics of the so-called Akkadian monarchs is repudiated by Lenzen's careful ...
358. Saturn's Cosmos [Books]
... range of possibilities, three relationships to the goddess- father, husband, and son- are united in one figure. Imagery of this sort runs through all of the religious texts of ancient Egypt. Amon-Re is "he who begets his father." (34) The goddess Hathor becomes "the mother of her father and the daughter ... ancient races- were so preoccupied with the Saturnian band that they elaborated a vast symbolism presenting the same enclosure under wide-ranging mythical forms. Yet standard treatments of ancient myth and religion say little or nothing of the enclosure. And even less do writers on the subject seem aware that the pictograph of the enclosure sun is a straightforward portrait of Saturn ...
359. Temple, Crown, Vase, Eye, and Circular Serpent [Books]
... the gates of his palace Belit ilani, "mistress of the gods." (52) The Crown Among all ancient races the crown, wreath, or headband signified religious and political authority. Yet this world-wide function of the crown reflects no self-evident fact of human nature or of the external world. What was the source of the crown's ... ancient Egypt, where the most complete information is available, the symbol pervades the monuments and the sacred texts of all periods. "The Eye is the key to the religion," states Clark. (102) Yet no archaic sign has been less understood than the mystic Eye: "The Eye is the commonest symbol in Egyptian thought ...
360. The el-Amarna Letters (Ages in Chaos) [Velikovsky]
... "30 We shall discover the real Biridri in the el-Amarna letters in the person of the commandant of Megiddo. It was the custom to name kings in conformity with the religious worship practiced in their domains. The worship of Astarte and Asheroth in the time of Ben-Hadad is mentioned in the Scriptures.31 The name Abd Astart was in use ... cult of Aton, interpreted as the solar disk, and who changed his name to Akhnaton. But shortly after his reign the capital city of Akhet-Aton was abandoned, his religion was stamped as heresy, and his images were mutilated. His son-in-law, the young pharaoh Tutankhamen, reigned briefly in the old capital, Thebes. Then the dynasty ...
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