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Atlantis: Timaeus and Critias. [ Introduction || The Dialogues || Cast of Characters ] Timaeus and Critias, two of Plato's dialogues, are the only existing written records which specifically refer to Atlantis.

Atlantis: Timaeus and Critias

The dialogues are conversations between Socrates, Hermocrates, Timeaus, and Critias. Apparently in response to a prior talk by Socrates about ideal societies, Timeaus and Critias agree to entertain Socrates with a tale that is "not a fiction but a true story. " Hinduism - Puranas. Sacred-texts home Journal Articles: Hinduism OCRT: Hinduism Buy CD-ROM Buy books about Hinduism Vedas Upanishads Puranas Other Primary Texts Epics Mahabharata Ramayana Bhagavad Gita Vedanta Later texts Modern books The Vedas There are four Vedas, the Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda.

Hinduism - Puranas

The Vedas are the primary texts of Hinduism. They also had a vast influence on Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. The Vedas contain hymns, incantations, and rituals from ancient India. Condon Report, Sec 5, Chapter 1: UFOs in History. Chapter 1 UFOs in History.

Condon Report, Sec 5, Chapter 1: UFOs in History

Enoch & the Nephilim - Part III. Enoch & the Nephilim Part III The Evidence Mounts "More and more we are finding that mythology in general though greatly contorted very often has some historic base.

Enoch & the Nephilim - Part III

And the interesting thing is that one myth which occurs over and over again in many parts of the world is that somewhere a long time ago supernatural beings had sexual intercourse with natural women and produced a special breed of people. " -Francis A. Schaeffer. Kebra Nagast. The Kebra Nagast (var. Kebra Negast, Ge'ez ክብረ ነገሥት, kəbrä nägäst), or The Glory of the Kings, is a 14th-century[1] account written in Ge'ez of the origins of the Solomonic line of the Emperors of Ethiopia. The text, in its existing form, is at least 700 years old and is considered by many Ethiopian Christians and Rastafarians to be an inspired and a reliable work. Library of Ashurbanipal. The Royal Library of Ashurbanipal, named after Ashurbanipal, the last great king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire, is a collection of thousands of clay tablets and fragments containing texts of all kinds from the 7th century BC.

Library of Ashurbanipal

Among its holdings was the famous Epic of Gilgamesh. Due to the sloppy handling of the original material much of the library is irreparably jumbled, making it impossible for scholars to discern and reconstruct many of the original texts, although some have survived intact. The materials were found in the archaeological site of Kouyunjik (ancient Nineveh, capital of Assyria) in northern Mesopotamia.

The site is in modern day Iraq.[2][3] Old Persian and Armenian traditions indicate that Alexander the Great, upon seeing the great library of Ashurbanipal at Nineveh, was inspired to create his own library. Discovery[edit] Contents[edit] Ashurbanipal was not above using war booty as a means of stocking his library. Epic of Gilgamesh. ENUMA ELISH.

Sacred-Texts Ancient Near East.

ENUMA ELISH

Mahabharata. Samarangana Sutradhara. Samarangana Sutradhara is an encyclopedic work on classical Indian architecture (Vastu Shastra) written by Paramara King Bhoja of Dhar (1000–1055 AD).

Samarangana Sutradhara

In 83 chapters, subjects treated are town planning, house architecture, temple architecture and sculptural arts together with Mudras (the different hand poses and the poses of the body as well as the postures of legs), the canons of painting, and a chapter on the art of mechanical contrivances, the yantras (chapter 31). Here are some verses from Samarangana Sutradhara, which describes characteristics a "sthapati" i.e. architect (based on translation by Punya Mishra). Vaimanika Shastra. Title page of the English translation of Vyamanika Shastra published in 1973 The Vaimānika Śāstra ( वैमानिक शास्त्र, lit.

Vaimanika Shastra

"shastra on the topic of Vimanas"; sometimes also rendered Vimanika, Vymanika, Vyamanika) is an early 20th-century Sanskrit text on aerospace technology. It makes the claim that the vimānas mentioned in ancient Sanskrit epics were advanced aerodynamic flying vehicles, similar to a rocket. Vimana. Vimāna is a word with several meanings ranging from temple or palace to mythological flying palaces described in Sanskrit epics.

Vimana

Etymology and usage[edit] Sanskrit विमान vi-māna literally means "measuring out, traversing" or "having been measured out". It can refer to (ref Monier-Williams[1]): In Sanskrit literature[edit] Vimanas. The workings of the mercury vortex technology David hatcher Childress has explained a bit further, the theory of the mercury vortex technology.

Vimanas

I will quote it here in full: '* The electromagnetic field coil, which consists of the closed circuit exchanger / condenser coil circuit containing the liquid metal mercury and / or its hot vapor, is placed with its core axis vertical to the craft. * A ring conductor (directional gyro-armature) is placed around the field coil (heat exchanger) windings so that the core of the vertical heat exchanger coils protrudes through the center of the ring conductor. * When the electromagnet (heat exchanger coils) is energized, the ring conductor is instantly shot into the air, taking the craft as a complete unit along with it. * If the current is controlled by a computerized resistance, (rheostat), the ring conductor armature and craft can be made to hover or float in the Earth's atmosphere.

Popol Vuh. The oldest surviving written account of Popol Vuh (ms c.1701 by Francisco Ximénez, O.P.) Popol Vuh (Popol Wuj [poˈpol wuχ] in modern K'iche') is a corpus of mytho-historical narratives of the Post Classic K'iche' kingdom in Guatemala's western highlands. Chilam Balam. Copy of the Book of Chilam Balam of Ixil in the National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico The so-called Books of Chilam Balam[pronunciation?] Are handwritten, chiefly 17th and 18th-centuries Maya miscellanies, named after the small Yucatec towns where they were originally kept, and preserving important traditional knowledge in which indigenous Maya and early Spanish traditions have coalesced. Written in the Yucatec Maya language and using the Latin alphabet, the manuscripts are attributed to a legendary author called Chilam Balam, a chilam being a priest who gives prophecies and balam a common surname meaning 'jaguar'.

Some of the texts actually contain prophecies about the coming of the Spaniards to Yucatán while mentioning a chilam Balam as their first author.[1] Nine Books of Chilam Balam are known,[2] most importantly those from Chumayel, Mani, and Tizimin,[3] but more have existed. Contents[edit] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Scholarship[edit] Zoroastrianism. The religious philosophy of Zoroaster divided the early Iranian gods of Proto-Indo-Iranian tradition.[9] The most important texts of the religion are those of the Avesta,[10] the Zoroastrians' holy book. In Zoroastrianism, the creator Ahura Mazda, through the Spenta Mainyu (Good Spirit, "Bounteous Immortals")[11] is an all-good "father" of Asha (Truth, "order, justice"),[12][13] in opposition to Druj ("falsehood, deceit")[14][15] and no evil originates from "him".[16] "He" and his works are evident to humanity through the six primary Amesha Spentas[17] and the host of other Yazatas, through whom worship of Mazda is ultimately directed.

Spenta Mainyu adjoined unto "truth"[18] oppose the Spirit's opposite,[19][20] Angra Mainyu and its forces born of Akəm Manah (“evil thinking”).[21] Terminology. VENDIDAD: Table of Contents. AVESTA: Vendidad NOTE: Also available in German, PDF and EPUB of English translation, and PDF of Avestan text in transcription font. Akkadian language. The mutual influence between Sumerian and Akkadian had led scholars to describe the languages as a sprachbund.[3] Akkadian proper names were first attested in Sumerian texts from ca. the late 29th century BC.[4] From the second half of the third millennium BC (ca. 2500 BC), texts fully written in Akkadian begin to appear.