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101. Mysterious Ancient America, by Paul Devereux (Book review) [Journals] [SIS Review]
... are only now beginning to dig into layers lower than Clovis and new finds have brought a fresh perspective on human origins in the Americas. For example, at the Meadowcroft rock shelter near Pittsburgh, a mere 50 miles from the supposed edge of the Pleistocene ice-sheet, evidence of human occupation has been found, dated by burnt charcoal to 13 ... which have been dated to 30,000 years ago. At Perforated Rock in Brazil, a rock-shelter on the northeast plain shows evidence of up to 300 pieces of rock art. This was being produced from as early as 30,000 years ago until around 6000 years ago. Successive layers of sediment at the bottom of the shelter were ...
102. Site Destructions and Discontinuities in the Bronze Age [Articles]
... that, I felt at once that it had connections with Indian rituals at the same time, and it took me some years, and I did it by means of rock art. You can't show a fire walk, but you can show a fire bull, and in the same province, only 40 km away, but of course ... discovered it too late, after it had been dropped, there was the fire bull going on, all this time, certainly I would say since the Bronze Age. It's a mining district, and they have rock art on their rocks, too. That gave me the clue. (Slides) The reason I am showing you this ...
103. News from the Internet [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... the event. This prediction was based on Nonnus' report that an endless rain of snow covered the entire earth until the sky, "so that Thessaly's highest pinnacle of rocks and the tops of Parnassus, close to the clouds, swung in the icy flood". And the equivalent of a veil of darkness induced by ... include the study of all these and more, people will probably assume that semiotics is about visual signs'. [. .] Semiotics represents a range of studies in art, literature, anthropology and the mass media rather than an independent academic discipline. Those involved in semiotics include linguists, philosophers, psychologists, sociologists, anthropologists, literary ...
104. Mythic Mountains by Isaac Vail [Books]
... invigorate the scene was Nedea's enchanting power manifested. Magnes was her servant. Legend says she turned him into stone. It is also said that Magnes was fastened to a rock by the iron nails in his shoes, evincing the Magnetic attraction or love of the rock. This reminds me of Sinbad's voyage, and others, where a mountain ... up the last remnants of his evil foes, and here we have the most direct evidence of the fall of the vapor chief who once domineered the skies: "How art thou fallen oh Lucifer (Helel) son of the morning (Sachor). How art thou out down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations. For ...
105. On the Disproportion between Geological Time and Historical Time Part One - Of Apes and Men [Journals] [SIS Review]
... that, from Palaeolithic to Neolithic, it would naturally have taken hundreds of thousands of years to develop. Difficult it was, especially where, as at Olduvai, the rock consisted of intractable lava and quartzite, rather than flint. But as Wymer remarks: "once the idea of a hand-axe had been realised, .. . new ... , long after the brain had ceased to grow or develop, the rate of learning suddenly speeded up. Pottery, animal domestication and agriculture appeared about 9000 BC, the arts of smelting and alloying about 5000 BC, a distinct civilization between the Tigris and the Euphrates about 3500 BC. Just five and a half thousand years after that, ...
106. News from the Internet [Journals] [SIS Workshop]
... ebrary Home Page and select "Browse Collections" (top right). The Search tab is displayed on the left. Click on the Advanced button, and enter "rock art" (in quotes) in the "for" field, and ensure the "in" field is set to Text. Press search. Requires the ebrary ... C. Fox (256pp ISBN 0486409112 $9 .95) ! Algonquin Legends by Charles G. Leland (416pp ISBN 0486269442 $12.95) ! Argentine Indian Art by Alejandro Eduardo Fiadone (96pp ISBN 0486298965 $10.95) ! Celtic Myths and Legends by T. W. Rolleston (pp 512 ISBN 0486265072 $10 ...
107. KA [Books]
... pit, and an eschara or hearth altar, and at Thera there is an open air temenos dedicated by Artemidorus, a Greek from Perge. It is cut in the rock of a low cliff. The altar to the Samothracian gods (who are closely connected with magnetism and electricity) has a hole six inches in diameter cut in the ... De Senectute XIX). The worship of Apollo at Delphi was not established until relations with Corinth were established about 800 B.C .. The orientalising tendency of Corinthian art is well known. The name Delphi itself suggests the Greek delphis, a dolphin. Delphyne was the name of the serpent that Apollo killed on arrival at Delphi. ...
108. Genesis and Extinction [Books] [de Grazia books]
... . It was partly for this same reason that the term quantavolution was chosen. Probably most species are born or die out at the disastrous junctures of natural history whence the rocks and fossil seas, too, provide evidence of commotion. Pietro Passerini cites estimates of 1.5 million extant species and between 3 million and 8.5 million ... this was Clarence King, and, in his attempt to assail evolution on its firmest historical ground, he penned several passages of beauty and importance [2 ]: Greek art was fond of decorating the friezes of its sacred edifices with the spirited form of the horse. Times change: around the new temple of evolution the proudest ornament is ...
109. From the Death of Eli to the Death of Saul [Books]
... and ran to the cart, and taking the ark down, and the vessel that had the images in it, and the mice, they set them upon a certain rock which was in the plain; and when they had offered a splendid sacrifice to God, and feasted, they offered the cart and the kine as a burnt-offering: ... the Hebrews for what they have suffered by them; of this thou shalt have a sign, which I would have thee take notice of: - As soon as thou art departed hence, thou will find three men upon the road, going to worship God at Bethel; the first of whom thou wilt see carrying three loaves of bread ...
110. Letters [Journals] [Pensee]
... violent upheavals (5 ). f) The use of C14 dating methods has been strongly criticized. Pensee (May 1972) referred to the errors encountered in dating moon rocks by the potassium-argon method. According to Velikovsky the earth captured argon from the Martian atmosphere (6 ) and thus the present K-Ar dating technique for fossil finds would seem ... the case a fair hearing. But I do not yet have, nor does anybody yet have, the large body of assembled factual material correlated with visual evidence from dated arts & artifacts which would be required before one could say the case was "proven"either right or wrong-by art history. Alan Gowans Visiting Professor Harvard University Cambridge, ...
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