The Orion Mystery

Author : Robert Bauval
ISBN : 9780307558862
Genre : Science
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A revolutionary book that explains the most enigmatic and fascinating wonder of the ancient world: the Pyramids of Egypt. "[An] absorbing and fascinating work of archaeological detection...clearly and rivetingly told...the book is highly and compulsively readable."--London Sunday Times. 16-page black-and-white inserts. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Science

Die Yugas

Author : Joseph Selbie
ISBN : 9783641080242
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Die Lehre der Weltzeitalter mit goldenen, silbernen und ehernen Zeiten ist in vielen Kulturen zu Hause. Eine besonders detaillierte Beschreibung davon liefert der Hinduismus, wo die Weltzeitalter als Yugas bezeichnet werden. Basierend auf den Schriften der indischen Weisen Paramahansa Yogananda und Sri Yukteswar stellen die Autoren das Konzept dieser geistigen Entwicklungszyklen dar. Hierdurch eröffnet sich eine viel umfassendere Sicht auf die Einbettung des Menschen und der Erde in den Schöpfungskosmos. Die hoffnungsfrohe Botschaft dieses Buches: Wir nähern uns einem spirituellen Zeitalter, in dem sich das menschliche Potenzial in ungeahntem Maße entfalten wird.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Egyptomania

Author : Ronald H. Fritze
ISBN : 9781780236858
Genre : History
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The land of pyramids and sphinxes, pharaohs and goddesses, Egypt has been a source of awe and fascination from the time of the ancient Greeks to the twenty-first century. In Egyptomania, Ronald H. Fritze takes us on a historical journey to unearth the Egypt of the past, a place inhabited by strange gods, powerful magic, spell-binding hieroglyphs, and the uncanny, mummified remains of ancient people. Walking among monumental obelisks and through the dark corridors of long-sealed tombs, he reveals a long-standing fascination with an Egypt of incredible wonder and mystery. As Fritze shows, Egypt has exerted a powerful force on our imagination. Medieval Christians considered it a holy land with many connections to biblical lore, while medieval Muslims were intrigued by its towering monuments, esoteric sciences, and hidden treasures. People of the Renaissance sought Hermes Trismegistus as the ancient originator of astrology, alchemy, and magic, and those of the Baroque pondered the ciphers of the hieroglyphs. Even the ever-practical Napoleon was enchanted by it, setting out in a costly campaign to walk in the footsteps of Alexander the Great through its valleys, by then considered the cradle of Western civilization. And of course the modern era is one still susceptible to the lure of undiscovered tombs and the curses of pharaohs cast on covetous archeologists. Raising ancient Egyptian art and architecture into the light of succeeding history, Fritze offers a portrait of an ancient place and culture that has remained alive through millennia, influencing everything from religion to philosophy to literature to science to popular culture.
Category: History

Pyramid Quest

Author : Robert M. Schoch
ISBN : 9781101143667
Genre : History
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The Egyptologist acclaimed for re-dating the Great Sphinx at Giza sets his sights on one of the true mysteries of antiquity: the Great Pyramid of Giza. What is the Great Pyramid of Giza? Ask that basic question of a traditional Egyptologist, and you get the basic, traditional answer: a fancy tombstone for a self-important pharaoh of the Old Kingdom. This, Egyptologists argue, is the sole finding based on the data, and the only deduction supported by science. By implication, anyone who dissents from this point of view is unscientific and woolly-minded-a believer in magic and ghosts. Indeed, some of the unconventional ideas about the Great Pyramid do have a spectacularly fabulous ring to them. Yet from beneath the obvious terms of this controversy, a deeper, more significant question arises: how is it that the Great Pyramid exercises such a gripping hold on the human psyche- adding cryptic grace to the back of the one-dollar bill and framing myriad claims of New Age "pyramid power"? In Pyramid Quest, Robert M. Schoch and Robert Aquinas McNally use the rigorous intellectual analysis of scientific inquiry to investigate what we know about the Great Pyramid, and develop a stunning hypothesis: This ancient monument is the strongest proof yet that civilization began thousands of years earlier than is generally thought, extending far back into a little-known time. In tracing that story, we come to understand not only the Great Pyramid but also our own origins as civilized beings.
Category: History

All Folks Were Created Equal

Author : Melvia F. Miller
ISBN : 9780595235483
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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all folks were created equal was written to be read, enjoyed and to foster cultural awareness. The exercises make education fun and can help create miracles in the lives of readers.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

All Folks Were Created Equal

Author : Melvia Miller
ISBN : 9781475912036
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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all folks were created equal was written to be read, enjoyed and to foster cultural awareness. The exercises make education fun and can help create miracles in the lives of readers.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Orion Zone

Author : Gary A. David
ISBN : 9781935487159
Genre : Nature
File Size : 29.81 MB
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"This book on ancient star lore explores the mysterious location of Pueblos in the American Southwest, circa 1100 AD, that appear to be a mirror image of the major stars of the Orion constellation. Packed with maps, diagrams, astronomical charts, and photos of ruins and rock art, The Orion Zone explores this terrestrial-celestial relationship and its astounding global significance."--Publisher's description.
Category: Nature

Hidden History

Author : Brian Haughton
ISBN : 9781564148971
Genre : History
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This book contains fascinating examination of lost civilizations, ancient mysteries and alternative history around the world, with over 50 photographs and illustrations.
Category: History

The Pyramids

Author : Miroslav Verner
ISBN : 9781782396802
Genre : History
File Size : 60.30 MB
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How did a people who lived nearly five thousand years ago, who knew neither iron nor bronze and who lacked mastery of elementary rules of calculation, manage to construct enormous stone structures with a precision seldom matched even by modern architecture? By one of the world's leading Egyptologists, The Pyramids sets our knowledge of these unique, haunting and perennially fascinating edifices into the context of ancient Egyptian culture and politics.
Category: History