Sumerian Creation Myth Enki, lord of the universe (Source - missouristate.edu) In the beginning there was only the goddess Nammu, the Primordial Sea who lived in total darkness until she gave birth to the universe, Anki, who was heaven and earth in one. Anki then made the air god Enlil who split the universe in two, making An, the god of the sky and Ki, who became the goddess of the earth. Enlil and Ki would go on to have a child together named Enki, who was the god of water and the lord of the whole universe. He took some water from Nammu and created the rivers Tigris and Euphrates, making the soil fertile and rich so that he could introduce animals to the area.
Fossil human traces line to modern Asians 22 January 2013Last updated at 02:45 ET The person shared a common origin with the ancestors of modern Asians Researchers have been able to trace a line between some of the earliest modern humans to settle in China and people living in the region today. Geneology of ISIS - culture table (Photo: the Sacred Yoni, one corner of the Ka’bah at Mecca – the part of the sacred black stone pilgrims kiss). At Mecca the Goddess was Shaybah or Sheba, the Old Woman, worshipped as a black aniconic stone like the Godess of the Scythian Amazons. The sacred Black Stone now enshrined in the Kaaba at Mecca was her feminine symbol, marked by the sign of the yoni, and covered like the ancient Mother by a veil. No one seems to know exactly what it is supposed to represent today. The Black Stone rests in the Haram, “Sanctuary”, cognate of “harem,” which used to mean a Temple of Women: in Babylon, a shrine of the Goddess Har, mother of harlots.
New Evidence Lost Civilizations Really Existed Source: www.wakingtimes.com | Original Post Date: September 12, 2014 – What if everything you’ve been taught about the origins of civilization is wrong? Be it that certain pieces of our history have been intentionally hidden, or that we have yet to discover and realize the true story of our past, new archaeological and geological discoveries are revealing that sophisticated civilizations have likely existed in prehistoric times. Until recently, the archaeological community has spread the view that the beginnings of human civilization started after the last Ice Age, which ended around 9,600 BC. All human ancestors prior to this time were recognized as primitive, uncivilized hunter-gatherers who were incapable of communal organization and architectural design. This is the established chronology being taught in schools and believed by modern society.
cowofgold - Persea The Persea Tree in Ancient Egypt Egyptian Name:Ished or S'w'b The Persea tree (Mimusops laurifolia and Mimusops schimperi) was known to the ancient Egyptians as the "Tree of Life," and was often mentioned in Egyptian mythology. Did An Ancient Mega-tsunami Crash Into Madagascar? Sometime in the last 10,000 years, a gigantic space rock plummeted into the Indian Ocean, creating a mega-tsunami of massive proportions. Colossal waves enveloped the coast of Africa and left what we see today as chevrons, or wedge-shaped sediment deposits, in Madagascar. But did this actually happen? One might think that geological breadcrumbs are easy to spot, but it’s quite the contrary: As ancient mega-tsunamis wash away, researchers are left looking for signs that they were ever there, or to the contrary, that they were never there to begin with. The debate is neatly summed up by geologist Dallas Abbott: "While most researchers have assumed that the sand in the dunes was transported inland by the wind, we instead have proposed that the deposits are from a mega-tsunami event."
Star of Venus - Islamic Flag The Islamic Star and Crescent bearing a five-pointed version of the Star of Venus. The flag of Iraq from 1959-1963, bearing the Star of Venus. The Star of Venus also called the Star of Ishtar is an ancient symbol originating in Iraq used as early as 2000 BCE that represents the planet Venus, historically to represent the Assyrian and Babylonian Goddess Ishtar that are connected with Venus, as well as being historically used by Sumerian culture to represent Inanna & by Phoenician culture to represent Venus and the goddess Astarte (a counterpart of Ishtar). The symbol has been commonly represented as an eight-pointed star as it was discovered to be presented as such on a Babylonian seal approximately dated to 800 BCE. However, in modern times in Islamic societies it has been represented by a five-pointed star that is used alongside a crescent moon. The Star of Ishtar is the central symbol of the Assyrian flag. See also References
Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say. The DNA, which dates back some 400,000 years, may belong to an unknown human ancestor, say scientists. These new findings could shed light on a mysterious extinct branch of humanity known as Denisovans, who were close relatives of Neanderthals, scientists added. Tree of Life *** The Tree of LifeDiscover the history and religious beliefs surrounding the 'Tree of Life' which was one of the most important religious Egyptian Symbols in the mythology of ancient Egypt. The sun temple located in the City of Heliopolis, Egypt, was dedicated to Ra, the Supreme Solar God, and housed the Tree of Life. The holy Tree of Life was also referred to as the sacred Ished Tree, identified with the Persea Tree. The fruit of the Tree of Life gave Eternal Life and the Knowledge of the Divine Plan, a map of destiny. The fruit of the Tree of Life was not available to mortals, only in the rituals relating to eternity in which the gods refreshed aging Pharaohs, which further symbolized the Pharaohs unity with the gods.
Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas An autosomal genetic tree showing some neighbour-joining relationships within Amerindian peoples Genetic history of indigenous peoples of the Americas primarily focus on Human Y-chromosome DNA haplogroups and Human mitochondrial DNA haplogroups. Autosomal "atDNA" markers are also used, but differ from mtDNA or Y-DNA in that they overlap significantly. The genetic pattern indicates Indigenous Amerindians experienced two very distinctive genetic episodes; first with the initial peopling of the Americas, and secondly with European colonization of the Americas. The former is the determinant factor for the number of gene lineages, zygosity mutations and founding haplotypes present in today's Indigenous Amerindian populations. On October 3, 2014, the Oregon cave, where the oldest DNA evidence of human habitation in North America was found, was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Secrets of the Knights Templar: The Knights of John the Baptist Soon after the Knights Templar founded their order in the Holy Land in 1118 AD they assimilated into a very ancient gnostic tradition and lineage known as the Johannite Church, which had been founded by St. John the Baptist more than a thousand years previously. The ruling patriarch of this ancient tradition when the Templar Order first formed was Theoclete. The Johannites and St.
First Americans The first face of the first Americans belongs to an unlucky teenage girl who fell to her death in a Yucatán cave some 12,000 to 13,000 years ago. Her bad luck is science’s good fortune. The story of her discovery begins in 2007, when a team of Mexican divers led by Alberto Nava made a startling find: an immense submerged cavern they named Hoyo Negro, the “black hole.” At the bottom of the abyss their lights revealed a bed of prehistoric bones, including at least one nearly complete human skeleton.
Gikuyu Architecture Who are the Gikuyu? The Gikuyu is one of the “tribes” among the forty two tribes in Kenya, and were originally located in Central Kenya around and about the foot of Mt. Kenya, the snow capped second highest mountain in Africa at 17,040 ft above sea level. There were really no strict boundaries between different peoples.