Oedipus & Akhnaton has 86 ratings and 7 reviews. Joy said: This is a more speculative book, as Velikovsky says himself. He notes that the myth of Oedipus. Immanuel Velikovsky is, without a doubt one of the most of the books subject figures of Oedipus and Akhnaton and the preparations taken by. Velikovsky is a controversial figure, whether writing about Worlds in Collision and Ages in Chaos (which do not seem so remote as when he.

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Oedipus & Akhnaton: Myth & History by Immanuel Velikovsky

The Egyptian story is loose and inexact, as reality is apt to be; oedips Greek myth is tightened by the Greek gift for story telling. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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He also uses his favored technique of clarifying shadowy areas in each story using elements from the parallel story and aand archaeology. Velikovsky explains that he: Many black and white photos. Spine lightly sunned and a bit worn. Be the first to discover new talent!

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Even if you don’t agree that much with V, you will get a new perspective on things. Greg rated it it was amazing Aug 13, The apparent discrepancy in chronology is incorrect. I think there should be a Velikovsy revival! Translator secondary author some editions confirmed.

We never stop learning and that’s what I like about Velikovsky. For all those who’ve wondered about the development of earth, history of mankind, traditions, religions, mythology or just the world as it is today, this book is an enduring must-read.

Texas Renaissance rated it really liked it Mar 21, The mysterious relationships, the enigmatic sequence of events and the strange finds in the graves are no longer secret and obscure when illuminated by the legend.

Oedipus & Akhnaton: Myth & History

Greeks were, in my mind, great borrowers of other cultures, themselves mixing with others as they came down into Greece from the north and east. See all 24 reviews. Mild tanning across surfaces and small sticker to rear. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! CD Audiobook 0 editions.

Velikovsku notes that the myth of Oedipus, today known from Greek akhmaton, contains cultural elements that are not Greek. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

Oedipus and Akhnaton by Velikovsky, Immanuel

Non-fiction that you shouldn’t waste your time on Become a LibraryThing Author. He altered the nature and development of the Earth and humanity on a completely new basis – which faces continuing backlash. This copy of Oedipus and Akhnaton: This moving prayer or word of parting ends with the lines: Was quite hesistant to pick up this book by the great author and scholar Velikovsky.


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View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links His ideas on the jmmanuel universe and catastrophism are excellent. Velikovskt more help see the Common Knowledge help page. He began with a controversial book called “Worlds in Collision” positing that the current set of Planets in our solar system has had a number of collisions and near collisions.

Facsimile Velikovsky signature at front back endpapers. Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. He also proposed a revised chronology for ancient Egypt, Greece, Israel and other cultures of the ancient Near East.

Velikovsky connects the events recounted in the Oedipus cycle with those of the Egyptian King Akhnaton, considered the first monotheist, akhnatln of King Tutankhamen. Hardcover lacking the Dust Jacket. The true student recognizes and learns from the whole world and universe, both past and present. The spine is clean and tight with zero loose pages. It’s like ancient conspiracy theory!!