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By Giulio Magli

The booklet is split into components. within the first, the reader is taken on an incredible 'world travel' of many incredible and enigmatic locations in nearly each continent, looking for lines of astronomical wisdom and lore of the sky. within the moment half, Giulio Magli makes use of the weather provided within the journey to teach that the basic proposal which resulted in the development of the astronomically-related large monuments was once the basis of strength, a beginning which used to be exploited through 'replicating' the sky. a potential interpretive version then emerges that's based at the courting the ancients had with "nature," within the feel of every thing that surrounded them, the cosmos. the various huge astronomically aligned buildings of the previous then turn into interpretable as acts of will, expressions of energy at the a part of those that held it; the desire to duplicate the heavenly airplane the following on the earth and to construct sacred landscapes.

Finally, having formulated his speculation, Professor Magli returns to go to one particular position intimately, looking for facts. This in-depth exam experiences the main compelling, the main intensively studied, the main well-known and, till lately, the main misunderstood sacred panorama on this planet - Giza, in Egypt. The archaeoastronomical research of the orientation of the Giza pyramids ends up in the speculation that the pyramids of Cheops and Chephren belong to an identical building project.

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2 The country of the 4 elements 10. three The Puma urban 10. four The Serpent at the Lion's head 10. five the town of the traces 10. 6 The Pachacuti Yamqui diagram 10. 7 The Llama within the sky 10. eight An previous city on an previous mountain 195 199 203 207 212 215 220 222 eleven the folk of the traces eleven. 1 the folk of the traces eleven. 2 the girl of the strains eleven. three The enigmas of the traces eleven. four A lesson left at the chalkboard 229 234 236 238 12 The final of the lands 12. 1 The final of the lands 12. 2 The stone anchestors 12. three A confused captain 241 243 249 half 2 thirteen A picnic at the part of the line thirteen. 1 directions no longer integrated thirteen. 2 The Similaun guy thirteen. three Creeping evolution thirteen. four via recognize, knowing 14 15 Predicting the earlier 14. 1 The etic process 14. 2 The humanistic technique 14. three The analogical strategy 14. four the matter of the code 14. five the invention of precession prior to the invention of precession 14. 6 A Corrida within the sky 14. 7 Predicting the previous energy and copy 15. 1 3 degrees of cosmos, 4 elements of the area 15. 2 the guy who climbs the tree of the area 15. three the fellow who opens the doorways 15. four The Earth and the Goddess 15. 6 energy and duplicate 253 253 256 258 260 267 269 271 274 277 279 285 289 292 294 296 three hundred viii Mysteries and Discoveries of Archaeoastronomy half three sixteen The Age of the Pyramids sixteen. 1 From Pre-Dynastic Egypt to the Age of the Pyramids sixteen. 2 The Step Pyramids sixteen. three Meidum sixteen. four The Geometrical Pyramids sixteen. five Dashour sixteen. 6 Giza, Abu Roash and Zawiet el Arian sixteen. 7 the top of the Age of the Pyramids 305 307 309 312 316 320 326 339 17 Gateways to the celebs 17. 1 doing away with the very unlikely 17. 2 The Pyramid Texts 17. three and makes 4 17. four Upuaut 17. five The Gates of Heaven 343 345 349 351 355 18 at the paths of the traditional Stars 18. 1 The Rebirth computer 18. 2 at the paths of the traditional stars 18. three Simultaneous Transit 18. four The attribution of the Giza pyramids 18. five some extent to shift up, or a pyramid to shift again? 359 363 365 368 375 19 The Sacred panorama within the Age of the Pyramids 19. 1 An ordered panorama 19. 2 The horizon of Khufu 19. three Orion, Sirius and the sacred panorama within the Age of the Pyramids 19. four Mirages from Heliopolis 386 392 Appendix 1: The Sky with the bare eye Appendix 2: relocating huge stone blocks in precedent days 399 413 References Index 421 439 379 382 Introduction Introductions are probably most sensible left unwritten. in actual fact, for those who actually need to learn this e-book, it really is unnecessary for me to introduce it, considering you are going to learn it besides. If as a substitute you do not need to learn it, there is little i will do to persuade you in a different way (assuming, in fact, that you simply learn the introduction). So i'm going to simply attempt to let you know, in as few phrases as attainable, why I subjected myself to the duty of scripting this ebook, and why i might wish to topic you to the duty of interpreting it. examining has turn into our ordinary mode of studying, and writing is what comes obviously to us because the most suitable technique of passing on wisdom. Oral culture doesn't exist anymore, and whilst for a few cause there's a lacuna within the written assets that narrate whatever that's in a different way correct there underneath our noses, we have a tendency to pass mad attempting to work out what we're .

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