The History of Atlantis

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Cosimo, Inc., 2007 M10 1 - 288 páginas
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A renowned scholar of the Atlantis myth, Lewis Spence wrote five books on the fabled land, and this is considered by many to be his best work. Replete with the magic and romance of that fantastical lost land, this replica of the first 1926 edition includes all of the original maps, photos, charts, and illustrations, and discusses: . the differences between Atlantean and other histories . why Plato's narrative of the realm was not allegorical . the numerous historical references to and proofs of the reality of Atlantis . the geography of Atlantis . the inhabitants of and early human society in Atlantis . the kings of Atlantis . corroboration of the existence of the realm in British literature . Atlantean culture, religion, and traditions . and much, much more. Scottish occultist LEWIS SPENCE (1874-1955) was a fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, and vice president of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society. He authored numerous books of mythology, folklore, and the occult, including The Occult Causes of the Present War (1940), and The Magic Arts in Celtic Britain (1945).

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An enduring mystery from our ancient past. 'Conventional wisdom' (which is an oxymoron) tells us that it has been explained away. Perhaps conventional science with its conventional paradigms is right ... Leer comentario completo

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CHAPTER I
1
CHAPTER II
7
CHAPTER III
24
CHAPTER IV
39
CHAPTER V
52
CHAPTER VI
75
CHAPTER VII
87
Can Best be Reconstructed from the Life of
93
CHAPTER X
145
CHAPTER XI
160
CHAPTER XII
175
Religion with AstrologyAstrology of
180
SixYearly Rites Attending Deliberations of
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CHAPTER XIV
200
CHAPTER XV
207
CHAPTER XVI
218

CHAPTER VIII
101
CHAPTER IX
122

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