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The Ancient Mysteries A Sourcebook of Sacred Texts by Marvin W. Meyer

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press .
Written in English


  • Spirituality,
  • World history,
  • Social Science,
  • Mysteries, Religious,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Mythology,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • Sources,
  • Religion,
  • Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • Christianity - General,
  • Institutions & Organizations,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • Religion / Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • Religion-Christianity - General,
  • Religion-Institutions & Organizations,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8004445M
ISBN 10081221692X
ISBN 109780812216929

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  With so many people in total, it's no wonder that countless stories have been left untold, objects left buried, and mysteries left unsolved. And as much as we know about the ancient world, there is still so much more we can't fully comprehend - and perhaps never will - about the distant past. Symbols. Scrolls. Artifacts. "The Ancient Mysteries contains a very balanced selection of sources for the study of the ancient so-called mystery religions, starting with Eleusis and ending with mysteries in Judaism and Christianity No other modern sourcebook exists in this field. Therefore this book fills a gap not only in the area of late antiquity and early.   Thus, according to Ancient Mysteries, both sides have good points to make. The entire book is filled with the pro and cons of those proposing the theories and those holding to the traditional ways of viewing history. It is the balance the authors bring to the discussion that makes the book so noteworthy.4/4(41). Ancient Mysteries & Lost Civilizations: Books. 1 - 20 of results Many people are drawn to the Pleiades star system as have many ancient cultures for thousands of years. The Abbotts paranormal specialists explain that 80% of all men and women born since are Starseeds or ex- Pleiadians. In this book inhabitants of Atlantis and.

  This book accurately compiles the various arguments for and against the ancient mysteries that it covers. The Orion controversy is well handled (for example) as it puts forth a good summary of the theory that the ancient Egyptians aligned the pyramids at 5/5(5).   Why was the Book of Enoch censored? The texts of Enoch, despite having been found along with the Septuagint Codex (Vatican Codex and Chester Beatty Papyri) which, although they were considered for the Christian bible, they were excluded from the canon. The main reason why they were censored for the Christian world was because they contain stories 5/5(2). Ancient Origins brings a section to explore some of the unexplained phenomena, not only current events and reports, but also those unexplained mysteries of the world. Visit us online to learn more about the mysteries which remain unsolved even today.   Mysteries are always a fascinating subject and a good introduction for ancient civilizations in your class. There are many possibilities to use this collection, so we have focused here on one lesson plan example: Taking Stonehenge, El Dorado and Atlantis as the topics for discussion, divide the class into six groups (two groups per site).

Add the fact that moving the stones, which could weigh more than tons, was a feat in itself, and Sacsayhuaman is an ancient mystery. Next, learn Author: Marissa Laliberte. Ancient Mystery Books Available in Our Online Store. Browse the Inner Traditions online bookstore for a wide variety of books on the ancient mysteries of Egypt, India, the Americas, and Europe as well as ancient aliens, giants, and Atlantis Traditions Bear & Company is the publisher of Zecharia Sitchin’s Earth Chronicles series and other works. But these 10 ancient mysteries will probably remain unsolved forever. Saksaywaman Peru is home to dozens of ancient wonders, Saksaywaman being one of the most mysterious ones. The Edgar Cayce readings contain a lot of information about ancient mysteries, ancient civilizations, and unsolved mysteries--including how the pyramids were built in ancient Egypt, stories of Atlantis, the search for Cayce's Hall of Records, and so much more.