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Cosmology Of The Ancient Balts
The paper reviews the outlook of ancient Balts on the structure and origin of the world as reconstructed from the archaeological excavations, folklore, mythology, linguistics and chronicles. Conclusion is drawn that 4 - 5 thousand years ago the ancestors of the modern Baltic nations (Lithuanians and Latvians) had developed views on the relations between man and natural forces, on the origin of the world and its construction, based on religious and mythological notions. Later on, this cosmological interest developed into astronomical observations, finding the regularity of celestial phenomena, and calendar management.
Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Gad
A proper name which designates in the Bible, (I), a patriarch; (II), a tribe of Israel; (III), a prophet; (IV), a pagan deity.
Treatise on the Emerald Tablet of Hermes
Many years ago, a group of people decided to publish different translations of the Emerald Tablet and various commentaries upon it. The group broke up, the work was never finished.... Here is some of what remained. Verses have been numbered for comparison. - Jon Marshall.
En Gedi is the largest oasis along the western shore of the Dead Sea. The springs here have allowed nearly continuous inhabitation of the site since the Chalcolithic period. The area was allotted to the tribe of Judah, and was famous in the time of Solomon (Josh 15:62). Today the Israeli kibbutz of En Gedi sits along the southern bank of the Nahal Arugot.
Britain from Arthur to William of Normandy
The prevailing view is that waves of Germanic people - Jutes and Angles from what is now Denmark and Saxons from northern Germany - commonly known as Anglo-Saxons, invaded England again, around the middle of the 500s. They came under military leaders and settled on the eastern shore. They are believed to have warred their way westward up the Thames River, looking for more land to cultivate, taking lowland and leaving less desirable lands in the hills to the Celtic Britons.
The Centre for Archaeological Research Indus Balochistan
The French archaeological mission for the Indus was founded in 1958 by Jean-Marie Casal, curator of the Guimet museum, on secondment to the CNRS, in a country that was traditionally the reserve of the Anglo-Saxons. This mission was originally an offshoot of the French Archaeological Delegation in Afghanistan (DAFA), of which Casal had been a member since 1951. Since 1975, this mission has been headed by Jean-Francois Jarrige, the current director of the Guimet museum and Catherine Jarrige, assistant director of the UMR 9993 CNRS/Guimet. The fieldwork is financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the CNRS.
The Great Pyramid Texts (Cont)
The Great Pyramid Texts of Ancient Egypt are the legacy of a Lost Civilization, so advanced, that we have only just begun to catch up with it in the last 314 years. This quite easily provable fact is still not known or even suspected by the Science of Egyptology. Instead, all we have is a representative Egyptologist in a Television Documentary challenging, "Show me a potsherd!" But the exact evidence supporting the existence of an Advanced Lost Civilization is not necessarily going to be limited to clay pottery! The problem is, that it is not enough to just 'look at' such evidence. It is also necessary to be able to 'recognize' it, when it is 'seen', as the Calculus or Advanced Mathematics which an educated observer already knows. Such 'figurative potsherds' of an Advanced Lost Civilization are scattered all over Egypt!
The Egyptian Great Year and Christianity
There can be no understanding of the major religions of the world unless one has a working knowledge and an unbiased appreciation of the way the ancient pre-Christian beliefs saw the spiritual world. An impossible task for some religious types given the extent to which man took away the brain the Almighty gave them. The late Dr. JH Clarke never tired of reminding us that Europeans not only colonised people but also colonised people's understanding of history. Nowhere is that more evident than in religion. In this essay, the second of a three-part glimpse at Western Xianity from an Africentric perspective, the Kemetic/Egyptian language and development of the calendar will be examined in relation to the formulation of Judaism and Xianity. This is as vital in reconstructing the history of Africa as the archaeological and the Classical Greco-Roman historical accounts. Indeed, Charles Finch and Ivan Sertima argue that in the reconstruction of the history of African peoples wherever they are in the world, one must utilise the multidisciplinary approach.
Full text of "Archaeological researches in Palestine during the years 1873-1874"
PALESTINE DURING THE YEARS i873 - i874. BY CHARLES CLERMONT-GANNEAU, LL.D., Membre de lliistitiif, Professeur an College de France. Vol. IL
The Discovery of The Words of Gad the Seer
The purpose of this paper is to bring to the attention of scholars a virtually unknown Hebrew Apocryphal book. Though it was already known two centuries ago, still it is overlooked. Its discovery will be discussed and all previous scholarly discussion relating to its discovery and significance will be traced and analyzed. Since its date, together with many other problems, will be discussed exhaustively in a future publication of the whole text, my aim here is only to draw attention to the book.
Sidereal time is a measure of the position of the Earth in its rotation around its axis, or time measured by the apparent diurnal motion of the vernal equinox, which is very close to, but not identical to, the motion of stars. They differ by the precession of the vernal equinox in right ascension relative to the stars.
Ancient Egyptian Calendar
From a very early time, the ancient Egyptians had a form of calendar based upon the phases of the moon followed a calendar system of 360 days, with three seasons, each made up of 4 months, with thirty days in each month. The seasons of the Egyptians corresponded with the cycles of the Nile, and were known as Inundation (pronounced akhet which lasted from June 21st to October 21st), Emergence (pronounced proyet which lasted from October 21st to February 21st), and Summer (pronounced shomu which lasted from February 21st to June 21st).
Some astronomical things occur at regular or accurately predictable times, so that you can use those astronomical things to tell the time. Some basic units of time are tied to astronomical things, such as the rotation period of the Earth (the day), the synodical orbital period of the Moon (the lunar month), and the orbital period of the Earth (the year).
The Tibetan script is an abugida of Indic origin used to write the Tibetan language as well as the Dzongkha language, Ladakhi language and sometimes the Balti language. The printed form of the script is called uchen script (Tibetan: ???????; Wylie: dbu-can; "with a head") while the hand-written cursive form used in everyday writing is called umé script (Tibetan: ????????; Wylie: dbu-med; "headless"). The script is very closely linked to a broad ethnic Tibetan identity. Besides Tibet, the writing system has also been used for Tibetan languages in Bhutan and in parts of India and Nepal and even Pakistan (Chamberlain 2508). In addition, the Tibetan script has influenced the creation of other scripts, including both the Lepcha script and the ’ Phags pa script 
The Riddles of the Sumerian and Mayan Gods
What are these gods holding in their hands? All these gods seem to be holding the same identical thing. It's a very specific and strange thing. Why do they always seem to be carrying this same thing? The Ancient Sumerians and The Maya have illustrated the same thing in their reliefs.
The Rainbow Of Creation
On December 23 1999, something rather incredible happened. It is a great example of what I call "dream-coincidence." I just "happened to find by chance" a set of dreams from 1996 that clearly (I believe) predicted the development of the recent nine-pointed star, based on Gary's Val Tenuta's alphanumeric material.