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Hermetic Secrets in Architecture:  Nashville, Tennessee

Hermetic Secrets in Architecture: Nashville, Tennessee

Although constructed two centuries apart, Nashville Tennessee has two reproductions of mythic temples, – The Parthenon and Mount Meru.   The symbolism does not end with mythic temples and figures.  Many places in Tennessee share names with those of antiquity:  Memphis, Alexandria, Athens, Carthage, Sparta, Troy, Bethlehem, Lebanon, and others.  A statue of Hermes soars above […]

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Etymology of words shows connection between ancient cultures

Etymology of words shows connection between ancient cultures

Very similar ideas or concepts managed to seep into many different cultures spanning the globe. One concept is the various translations of certain symbols or word meanings, in this case in English translated roughly to “breath” or “spirit,” has similar meanings in cultures across the globe throughout history.  The meaning is interpreted in a slightly […]

Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt

Hieroglyphs of Ancient Egypt

When modern scientists attempt to understand Egyptian hieroglyphics, they have to perceive language in a different way.   In the hieroglyphs, the letter is the carrier of the concept and each word is the extended sentence.   The words work more like an acronym. For example,  you don’t try to pronounce the word, like in […]

Angels & Archangels

Angels & Archangels

Angels are thought to carry messages between the human world and another realm.  Throughout historical records many cultures around the globe have incorporated the concept of Angels into many different forms.  In Hebrew, the word Angel means, “Messenger.” Angels appear to famous figures throughout our human history in many different ways.  An angel came to […]

Dragons & Serpents

Dragons & Serpents

The historical record has many references to Dragons or Serpents for almost every civilization that is part of the historical record.  In Isaiah, it states, “punish the leviathan the fleeing serpent, Leviathan the twisting serpent, and kill the dragon that is in the sea.” Tiamut was the female dragon of the sea in Babylonian texts.  […]

Tennessee Bat Creek Stone Mystery

Tennessee Bat Creek Stone Mystery

Two of the most hotly contested issues in American archaeology during the nineteenth century were the existence of an American Paleolithic of comparable age to sites in Europe and hypothetical pre-Columbian contacts with the Old World. Many fraudulent antiquities appeared adding fuel to these already heated controversies.  Some of the hoaxes include the Davenport tablets, […]