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61. Philologos | The Legends of the Jews: Volume IV [Books]
... the milk, and promised to reward the man by showing him a hidden treasure. The man gave the milk to the serpent, and was then led to a great rock. "Under this rock," said the serpent, "lies the treasure." The man rolled the rock aside, and was about to take the treasure ... thee, O land, when thy king is a youth." In a little while they realized the wisdom of the king, and then they exclaimed: "Happy art thou, O land, when thy king is a free man." The quarrel had of set purpose been brought on by God to the end that Solomon's wisdom ...
62. The Hunting Or Blitzkrieg Theory [Journals] [Velikovskian]
... unequal battle against the enemy, and even in the last forlorn hope' will back up against the largest pile of his dead and dying comrades, or against a large rock or snow-bank, and defy his pursuers, dogs and hunter, until his death. While the little calves are too young and feeble to take their places in the ... North America "had lived... for more than one million years in an environment devoid of ruthless, expert human hunters.... They never evolved the art of coexisting with so ruthless a predator."1 When we compare this to those that survived, such as "bison, moose, wapiti, or elk, ...
63. Forum [Journals] [SIS Review]
... degrees 16 minutes North, 34 degrees 43 minutes East, which is about 130 miles from the conventional location at Jebel Musa. Anati's main interest was in prehistoric settlements and rock art, in both of which Har Karkom and its surroundings are particularly rich. By contrast the identification of the traditional site for Mt Sinai dates from the 3rd or ... century AD and it has little in the way of earlier remains. Interestingly, Josephus in the first century AD probably envisaged Mt Sinai as being in northern Sinai (Davies 1979, p. 10). Part I of Anati's book describes the archaeological remains including the rock art, some of which is of a religious nature and suggests that ...
64. A Chronological Note on the Kassites [Journals] [Aeon]
... bricks molded in such a way that, when put together, they made up the figures of divine beings in low relief. This ingenious technique- perhaps a substitute for rock carving- was then new in Mesopotamia; it was later used by the Chaldaean dynasty in Babylon [ -625 to -539] and by the Achaemeneans in Susa and ... of modern Baghdad in a site called Aqar Quf believed to contain the ancient city Dur-Kurigalzu (built by king Kurigalzu I), presented another chronological surprise by exhibiting features of art only met again some 700 years later in the time of Sargon of Assyria (721 to 705 BCE.): Is it an accident that the procession of officials ...
65. News from the Internet [Journals] [SIS Review]
... close to the globe. The wiring also needs to be kept away from any other conductive surface. No insulation is sufficient to insulate the wiring from a conductive surface. Rock Art Studies: A Bibliographic Database bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/rockart.html Rock Art Studies: A Bibliographic Database is a compilation in progress which was ... in March, 1993. Currently the database contains over 14,400 citations to the world's rock art literature, with an emphasis on English language and North American citations. Over 6100 of these citations are held in the compiler's personal library. These and many others were reviewed for annotation. With the "r11" release, the database became ...
... which was obviously originally prominently placed near the centre of the temple. (Diagram 2.) This gateway was cut out of a slab of greenish-grey andesite, an igneous rock of great hardness. It is about 10 feet high by 122 feet wide, and 12 feet thick, and weighs about ten tons. This gateway is not only ... ornamental. One certainly has the distinct impression that the person, or persons, who ordered this carving to be executed, did really want it to be a work of art. But on closer acquaintance with the relief the distinct feeling, indeed the firm conviction, is gained, that these glyphs must have some ideographic meaning. The whole ...
67. Ras Shamra (Ages in Chaos) [Velikovsky]
... influence. At a depth of more than ten meters still older civilizations have come to light; remnants of the Neolithic (Late Stone) Age were found on the underlying rock. The age of the remains found in the upper layer, which is only from forty centimeters to two meters under the surface, was established before the inscriptions were ... and cultural remnants from the excavated layer were products of the fifteenth and fourteenth centuries. Before going further, we must appraise the real value of ceramics and other objects of art from Mycenae and Crete in dealing with time reckoning. In the course of this discussion I shall also have a few words to say on the age of the Minoan ...
... from a cosmic source. THE BEANSTALK. In a New Guinea legend, the Man who kills the Mountain-devil is so strong that he drives a spear through the earth and rock into the heart of the cave where he and his mother live. Not far from this cave was a tree so huge that it was twice the size of any ... when not in use was suspended (? ) outside the door with the white linen swathing-bands twisted around it. In later times, when surgery was dissociated from the tonsorial art" [the pomposity is as ungrateful as the rest] " the pole was painted red and white, or black and white, or even with red white and ...
69. Star Names: Their Lore and Meaning [Books]
... of the Hindus is their variation of the classical name. The original figure probably was, as Durer drew it, that of a young and beautiful woman bound to the rocks, Strabo said at Iope, the biblical Joppa; and Josephus wrote that in his day the marks of her chains and the bones of her monster foe were still ... individual Constellations; following these with three chapters on the latter, -their history among the nations, cataloguing and early treatment by authors, and their connection with astrology, art, folk-lore, literature, and religion. The detailed list of the Constellations, in alphabetical order, and of their named components follows, with the derivation, signification ...
70. Physics, Astronomy and Chronology [Articles]
... , half of the remainder again disappear, and this goes on forever, so presumably if you have some kind of estimate of how much uranium is in a piece of rock and how much of the appropriate kind of lead, then you have an indication of the age of the rock. This is all well and good, but in ... helped to organise the conference at Lethbridge University on the theme of "Velikovsky and Cultural Amnesia" and at this conference, Dr Velikovsky was awarded an honorary doctorate of the arts and sciences, which was a fairly historic occasion. He is also an associate editor and contributor to KRONOS where he has written some very stimulating articles on The Unstable ...
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