Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism, and Nazi Survival

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Adventures Unlimited Press, 1996 - Family & Relationships - 260 pages
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This compelling book uses extensive foreign- language sources to enlighten English-speaking readers about the effect of the tilt of the earth's axis on catastrophes, the Hollow Earth Theory and the link between UFOs and the polar regions.
 

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Review: Arktos: The Myth of the Pole in Science, Symbolism and Nazi Survival

User Review  - Luke - Goodreads

"They are the so-called Pole Lords of heaven, whom you must greet in the same manner, each of them with his own name: "Hail, O guardians of the pivot..." Read full review

Review: Arktos: The Myth of the Pole in Science, Symbolism and Nazi Survival

User Review  - Pablo Flores - Goodreads

A sweeping tour of many "polar" occult ideas, legends and pseudoscientific hypotheses and ramblings, from venerable Hindu sages to esoteric-minded Nazis, all of it very curious for the layman, if ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
7
The Golden Age
13
The Imperishable Sacred Land
19
The Arctic Homeland
27
The Aryan Myth
37
The Thule Society
47
The Black Order
63
Agartha and the Polaires
79
The Symbolic Pole
141
Polar and Solar Traditions
155
The Spiritual Pole
167
The Catastrophists
181
The Uniformitarians
193
Composite Theories
205
Polar Wandering
215
The Restoration
223

Shambhala
95
The Hole at the Pole
105
Antarctica
125
Endnotes
229
Sources of Illustrations
251
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Joscelyn Godwin was born in England and lives in Hamilton, New York, where he is professor of music at Colgate University. He graduated with bachelors and masters degrees from Cambridge University and has a PhD from Cornell University. He is a composer, musicologist, and translator, known for his work on ancient music, paganism, and music in the occult. He has written, edited, or translated more than twenty books for multiple publishers worldwide.

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