Stars, Stones and Scholars: The Decipherment of the Megaliths as an Ancient Survey of the Earth by Astronomy

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Trafford Publishing, Dec 12, 2008 - History - 422 pages
The hermetic tradition claims "As above, so below". Did the ancients mean that literally? Stars, Stones and Scholars shows that many ancient megalithic sites are not tombs, but are remnants of ancient local, regional and perhaps even larger Neolithic surveys of the Earth by Stone Age astronomy, with gigantic stones being placed as immovable survey markers. Circa 40 photographs, 240 drawings and 80 maps show how megaliths were carved and "sculpted" with figures and cupmarks (holes in the stones) to represent stars and constellations, long before the modern astrological Zodiac was known. Megalithic sites from England (Stonehenge), Wales (Paviland), Scotland (Clava Cairns), Ireland (Newgrange, Knowth), Germany (Externsteine), Benelux (Weris), France (Carnac), Italy (La Spezia), Malta (Tarxien), Greece, Turkey (Anatolia), Scandinavia (Tanum), the Baltic, Russia, the Near East, the Far East (China and Japan), Africa, Central and South America (Tikal, Maya, Aztecs), Oceania (Hawaii), The USA (Cahokia, Miami Circle, Clovis) and Canada (Peterborough Petroglyphs) are included in this fascinating book.
 

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Contents

History of Civilization
7
Megaliths and Astronomy in Ancient Scotland
26
Deciphered Megaliths of Scotland by Site
57
Deciphered Megaliths of England and Wales
81
Table of Contents
118
Deciphered Megaliths of Ireland by Site Map
172
The Deciphered Megaliths of Europe Africa
226
Germany Mecklenburg Riigen Cygnus Aquila Lyra
241
Lange Steine Haunetal Unterstoppel Fulda Lynx
265
TrabenTrarbach Moselle Rote Gottin Red Goddess Leo
271
Enrico Calzolari Davide Gori La Spezia Mark Cassiopeia
277
Table of Contents
281
The Deciphered Megalithic Sites of Asia
354
Deciphered Megalithic Sites of Mexico Central
367
Deciphered Megalithic Sites of North America
373
KEYWORD INDEX to Stars Stones and Scholars
380

Oldenburg Visbek Kellersteine Ophiuchus Serpens
247
Externsteine North Megalith 1 Taurus Pleiades Perseus
253
Golden Stag Braunschweig Goldene Hirsch Cepheus
259

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