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Mysteries in Archaeology By Kenneth Jensen
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A collection of 100 mysterious, thought-provoking and inexplicable archaeological findings replete with photographic documentation. From the six days of Genesis, Adam and Eve and Kennewick Man to the... More > moai of Easter Island and the legends of Sumer, this book will take you on a tour of our common prehistory to explore history as you may not remember it from the textbooks. If you ever wondered if secrets of the pyramids at Giza or the mound builders of Ohio have been withheld from you, then this may be the book for you.< Less
Archaeological Sites and Metaphysical Symbols of Mesopotamia and the Ancient World By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Published by Times Square Press. An illustrated guide to archaeological sites, ruins, ancient cities and temples of Babylon, Sumer, Akkad, Assyria, Phoenicia, the Near East and the Middle East,... More > including Ziggurat, maps of the ancient world, metaphysical and esoteric symbols of ancient civilizations, artwork and magnificent plaques.< Less
The Book of Job: Chronological, Historical and Archaeological Evidence By Gerard Gertoux
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The book of Job is paradoxical regarding its historicity as well as its meaning. Although Job is clearly presented as a real, historical person (he lived from 1710 to 1500 near Bozra in Idumea),... More > rabbis and bishops preferred to see it as a moral tale. Despite the main question all over the book being: "why evil prevails?" the answer would be: "please, look at the hippopotamus and the crocodile" (Job 40:1-42:6), which is poetic but quite absurd. However, as Maimonides had already understood a long time ago the Book of Job includes profound ideas and great mysteries and reveals the most important truths. Indeed, Job received a deep and detailed answer in order to know when and how the evil angel, Leviathan a.k.a. Satan, would be defeated by Behemoth the first creature of God (Job 40:19). In a surprising manner, archaeology has shown that all the geographical and historical details in the Book of Job are accurate and reliable.< Less
Unexplained: Exploring the Mysterious By Sarah A. Shepherd
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Are you intrigued by the unexplained? Then look no further. This book is a compilation of mysterious topics that will open your eyes and expand your mind. For example, did you know there is... More > evidence that man might actually be millions of years older than what is currently taught? Or that ancient cultures knew of, and possibly utilized, aviation? Or that there is evidence giants may have literally once inhabited the earth? This book covers all that is mentioned, and more!< Less
Unexplained: Exploring the Mysterious By Sarah A. Shepherd
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Are you intrigued by the unexplained? Then look no further. This book is a compilation of mysterious topics that will open your eyes and expand your mind. For example, did you know there is evidence... More > that man might actually be millions of years older than what is currently taught? Or that ancient cultures knew of, and possibly utilized, aviation? Or that there is evidence giants may have literally once inhabited the earth? This book covers all that is mentioned, and more!< Less
Mysterious Fort of Bhangarh By Raja Sharma
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Bhangarh Fort is the only “Legally Haunted” location recognized by the Indian Government. There is a signboard set by Archaeological Survey of India with specific instructions. ASI is a... More > Government of India Organization. The most common and prevailing legend about the city of Bhangarh goes like this: it is said that Bhangarh was cursed by the Guru Balu Nath. He had allowed the construction of the town on one condition, "The moment the shadows of your palaces touch me, the city shall be no more!" It is said that a descendant price did not believe in the story and he raised the palace to a height that cast a shadow on Balu Nath’s forbidden retreat. When it happened, Balu Nath cursed the town of Bhangarh. Mysterious Fort of Bhangarh Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Geographical Location Chapter Three: Prevailing Legends Chapter Four: More about Bhangarh Fort Chapter Five: Recent Adventures< Less
Mysteries of Native American Myth and Religion By Gary R. Varner
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Folklorist Gary R. Varner takes a lengthy look at various myths, legends and beliefs of Native Americans in this book. Included are stories and archaeological finds from various lands that suggest... More > cultural contacts between explorers from China, Japan, the Mediterranean and Europe with Native Americans in pre-Columbian times. Native American folklore and myths are examined including the universal legends of the flood and stories of the mysterious god-men such as Quetzalcoatl, Votan and Chinigchinix, who brought the arts, technology and civilization to indigenous cultures. Mysteries of Native American Myth and Religion is a fact-filled, yet fascinating story of the original inhabitants of North and South America. Varner has written several books on folklore and mythology and is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
Mysteries of Native American Myth and Religion By Gary R. Varner
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Folklorist Gary R. Varner takes a lengthy look at various myths, legends and beliefs of Native Americans in this book. Included are stories and archaeological finds from various lands that suggest... More > cultural contacts between explorers from China, Japan, the Mediterranean and Europe with Native Americans in pre-Columbian times. Native American folklore and myths are examined including the universal legends of the flood and stories of the mysterious god-men such as Quetzalcoatl, Votan and Chinigchinix, who brought the arts, technology and civilization to indigenous cultures. Mysteries of Native American Myth and Religion is a fact-filled, yet fascinating story of the original inhabitants of North and South America. Varner has written several books on folklore and mythology and is a member of the American Folklore Society and the Foundation for Mythological Studies.< Less
2010 Calendar - Stone Age Mysteries & Monuments By Babette Abbeywood
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A dozen selected photos and stunning graphic images plus old postcards and prints, of some of Europe's most spectacular Neolithic era stone monuments: featuring Stonehenge, Carnac... menhirs,... More > dolmens, cromlechs, prehistoric standing stones and pagan temples... a truly original wall calendar for 2010. For all fans of archaeology, architecture and ancient history. A memorable gift - or just keep it for yourself!< Less
Crimson Horizon: The Mysterious Sea Kings Of The Pacific By Brien Foerster
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The people of the Pacific known by most as “Polynesians” remain a mystery to scholars and the public alike as to their origins. While most academics in the fields of archaeology and... More > anthropology strongly insist that they exclusively came from 121 | P a g e south east Asia, other researchers, and the oral traditions of the people themselves often differ with this opinion. The presence of red hair, called “Ehu” in Hawaii and “Uru Kehu” in some of the ancient and present populations suggest connections, in the distant past, with sea farers from coastal Peru, especially the Paracas, to account for this. The famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl was insistent that there were ancient connections between Peru and the Pacific Islands, and this book attempts to solve this riddle, without delving into Celtic or other possible European ancestry. Come explore the possibilities through science, wind directions, sea currents, sculpture, and oral traditions.< Less