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Pillars of the Past, Vol. I By Charles Ginenthal
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Pillars of the Past explores, through studies based primarily on scientific and technological evidence, the chronology of the ancient Near East. This evidence indicates that the historians and... More > archaeologists have invented over 1500 years of history that simply never existed. The evidence includes astronomical Sothic dating, radiocarbon dating, pottery dating, tin bronze production, iron metallurgy as it relates to cutting diorite and other hard rock. In addition, erosion of Egyptian monuments along with agronomy and soil salinization, climatology, agriculture, as well as archaeological and geological stratigraphy all support the conclusion that at least 1500 years of ancient history are a mirage. Glass development, domestication of the horse and ass, Hebrew, Greek, and Hittite linguistics, forensic studies of the teeth of ancient peoples prove that this millennium and a half or more are historical fiction.< Less
World’s Famous 10 Epics-I: The Epic of Gilgamesh By e-Kitap Projesi
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The world's oldest extended story, the Epic of Gilgamesh tells the adventures of the king of the ancient city, Uruk. Born more divine than human, Gilgamesh must accept his fate: he will die. The gods... More > send him a companion, Enkidu, and together two heroes undertake mighty deeds. Then Enkidu dies, and Gilgamesh abandons his royal duties and goes in search of eternal life. The Epic of Gilgamesh is, perhaps, the oldest written story on Earth. It comes to us from Ancient Sumeria, and was originally written on 12 clay tablets in cunieform script. It is about the adventures of the historical King of Uruk. The translator chose to eliminate Tablet XII for personal reasons, with support from many literary, archaeological, and linguistic experts because it appears to be more of a sequel to the first 11 tablets, containing a story about Enkidu volunteering to retrieve some objects. This translation is based on the "standard" Akkadian "edition", but is filled in with excerpts from the Old Babylonian where necessary.."< Less
Viharas In Early Medieval Eastern India By amit jha
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In the introduction the importance of the study of the socio–economic condition of vihāras is briefly discussed and the work written so far on the subject are mentioned. An exercise in... More > historical geography of eastern India is made in the second chapter, as a background for this study. The third chapter deals with one of our basic source materials i.e. archaeology of vihāras, in order to throw some light on the monastic settlement and its pattern, in eastern India. In the fourth chapter, we have discussed the wealth of viharas and also tried to show that vihāras’ development as economic institutions ultimately led to their assumption of new roles and responsibilities in the contemporary society. In the fifth chapter, the administrative organization of vihāras is examined, paying special attention to the management of property. The relationship between state, society and vihāras, have been evaluated in sixth chapter, where in the process, vihāras’ ideological role gets highlighted.< Less
The Loddon Company By Peter Davies et al.
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The River Loddon and Tributaries Water Supply Company race system was one of the longest running privately operated mining water supply networks in Victoria. Construction of the race began in the... More > late 1860s under the direction of Edward Wardle and Mark Amos, and it was soon taken over by the River Loddon and Tributaries Water Supply Company. The race system continued under various guises until it was finally decommissioned in the early 1960s, representing almost a century of operation. The race network is also significant for its association with the Coliban System of Waterworks. In this volume we present the results of archaeological and historical research into the Loddon Company’s water system. The network includes the well preserved remains of inverted siphons from the 1930s, along with dams, tunnels and cuttings. The site and its landscape setting tell us much about the crucial role of water supply in gold mining, the cultural history of mining and the role of gold seekers as water engineers.< Less
KWAME, THE LAST SLAVE FROM WEST AFRICA By Geoffrey Akuamoa
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History of pre-colonial period of Ghana and the slave trade is not completely known in details due to lack of archaeological evidences and neglect of western historians. Storytelling by African... More > ancestors is oral because there is no evidence of documents. My goal was to retrieve the slave trade from some historical neglects and the loss of memory and reinstate it to its rightful place at the forefront of modern history and current issues. This book is to honour the 400th anniversary of the Jamestown settlement in this same year. The Studio is geared to recognize and scrutinize the many issues and effects that the trade brought to the African World and black people, and to search for ways and means to make this information relevant and widely known in our generation. It is also to avoid a new kind of slavery emerging in our modern times. This book provides the reader with basic understanding of .< Less
ASEAS 1(2) By Christian Bothe
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The Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies / Österreichische Zeitschrift für Südostasienwissenschaften (ASEAS) is a core project of the Society for South-East Asian Studies... More > (SEAS) in Vienna. The journal’s editors invite both established as well as young scholars to present research results and theoretical papers (scientific and journalistic texts are welcome), to report about ongoing research projects or field studies, to introduce academic as well as non-academic institutions, to publish conference reports and other short essays, to conduct interviews with experts on South-East Asia, or to review literature. Articles are in German or English. As an interdisciplinary journal, ASEAS intends to cover a variety of aspects of South-East Asia (archaeology, culture, economics, geography, linguistics, politics, society, etc.) from both historical as well as contemporary perspectives.< Less
Travels in Ireland By Johann Georg Kohl
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A German traveller’s perception of Pre-famine Ireland, with explanatory notes and index added to the original text. This is a snapshot of an Ireland that was about to vanish. Two years after... More > the publication of this book, the Great Irish Famine ravaged the land, hastening the end of Gaelic Ireland and the Irish language. Kohl's journey took him through the four provinces and the cities of Dublin, Limerick, Waterford and Belfast. He encountered such men as Daniel O'Connell and the great temperance campaigner, Father Mathew. He talked to beggars in their huts, gentry in their countryseats and men of religion. He visited monastic relics, archaeological sites, linen factories steeple-chasing, and a range of diverse places, always reminding the readers of the poverty of the ordinary people, social injustices and the wretched conditions in the country. His commentaries are enlivened with information about the historic context and folklore associated with the locations he visited.< Less
Solomon’s Panel: Lawhet Suliman By Mohammed Abdullah Bindayel
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Imagine having the opportunity to see a piece of history in real life. Even touch it. And then think about having the opportunity to own such a part of history. What would you be willing to do?... More > Author Mohammad Abdullah Bindayel presents such a possibility in his book Solomon’s Panel: Lawhet Suliman. A mysterious panel commissioned by the prophet Solomon is available for purchase. It is a little known object made of glass and gems. Some say it has powers, while others are more skeptical. Regardless of possible powers the panel may have, the object certainly has historical and archaeological value, and the list of people wanting to add it to their collections grows. As sellers and buyers enter the fray, competition becomes fierce—as does the mystery surrounding the panel. Solomon’s Panel: Lawhet Suliman is an opportunity to learn about a culture many may not be familiar with. You will be intrigued by this search for a treasure and the history surrounding it.< Less
The Gods of Man: Gods of Nature - God of War By Gary R. Varner
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Today the majority of humankind worships a single God. Although this God is said to be all loving and wanting peace for his worshippers there is very little peace among the three religions based on... More > common theology. Judaism, Christianity and Islam all foster hatred for one another, causing millions of deaths and untold suffering for hundreds of years. This book explores the mythic, historical, and archaeological record to illustrate the history of these conflicts. The Gods of Man also looks at how monotheism eventually dominated and destroyed the ancient and peaceful goddess traditions that had existed for thousands of years before. Is the God of today simply used to enforce government edicts, justify war and to control society? Gary R. Varner has written several articles and books on ancient religions, folklore and mythology. He is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
Developing and Establishing Effective Leadership for a Prosperous Edenic Hebrew Civilization By Kohan Shalomim Y. Halahawi
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Designed specifically for the Hebrew Leader and the growing Israelite. Using History, Anthropology, Sociology, Archaeology, and Critical Biblical Analysis of the Ancient Near Eastern cultures and... More > civilizations, Dr. Halevi writes with clarity, authority and prophetic inspiration. With his extensive knowledge of Ancient Hebrew culture, language and thought, Dr. Halevi takes a bold, controversial, yet convincing step in reconnecting the fallen African Edenic family back to their indigenous roots in the REAL Historical Land of Eden. He then reveals a different yet prophetic REALITY of the Divine Heavenly Family, in whose Image they were made. After laying the foundations of the ancient path, Dr. Halevi(Halahawi) goes into extensive detail concerning the definitions and establishment of qualified Leaders and Governments who will lead the Edenic Hebrew Family into building and living within the Kingdom of Yahwah here on Earth. This Book is Guarenteed to illuminate the Truth and change your life forever!< Less