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Aeon Issues Volume 1

This is a table of contents of the issues in Aeon Volume 1, a publication with articles that were influenced by the multiple discipline approach to cosmology and archeology that was begun by Immanuel Velikovsky. The dates of publication can be found at the list of Aeon issues, as well as the Aeon publisher’s mission statement.

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 Issue

 Page

 Title

 Author(s)

 Description

Category

 1:1

 1

 Reconstructing the Saturn Myth

 David Talbott

 a summary of the Saturn Thesis, including evidence that Saturn was the ancient sun-god worshipped the world over in countless rites.

Saturn myths

 1:1

 35

 Venus in Ancient Myth and Language

 Ev Cochrane

 examines a wide range of cometary images of Venus

Venus myths

 1:1

 51

 Apollo and the Planet Mars

 Ev Cochrane

 The cult of the Greek god in light of comparative mythology and archaeoastronomical traditions. Evidence is presented that Apollo is best understood as a personification of the planet Mars

Mars myths

 1:1

 63

 The Electro-Gravitic Theory of Celestial Motion

 Charles Ginenthal

 A new theory combining electromagnetic repulsion with gravity.

solar system

 1:1

 89

 Solar System Studies

 Fred Hall

 A timely excursion through the solar system and beyond.

solar system

 1:1

 111

 Road to Saturn

 Dwardu Cardona

 The role of Saturn in ancient times.

Saturn myths

 1:2

 5

 Reopening the Sumerian question

 Jan Sammer

 Challenges the foundations of Mesopotamian chronology

historical reconstruction

 1:2

 8

 Heinsohn, Velikovsky, and the Revised Chronology

 Clark Whelton

 The revolutionary historical reconstruction offered by Gunnar Heinsohn who argues that conventional history is out of order by several millennia, the Sumerians actually living in the middle of the first millennium bce

historical reconstruction

 1:2

 12

 The Chaldeans of Sumer

 Martin Sieff

 Another look at Heinsohn's claims.

historical reconstruction

 1:2

 18

 Did the Sumerians and the Akkadians ever exist?

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 Sumerians and Akkadians as the Chaldeans and Assyrians

historical reconstruction

 1:2

 53

 The Signatures of Catastrophe

 James Strickling

 The geological record indicates unexplained catastrophic breaks between levels.

evolution

 1:2

 69

 Stars, Galaxies, and Electro-Gravitic Theory

 Charles Ginenthal

 Part 2 continues with topics such as binary stars and spiral galaxies.

solar system

 1:2

 87

 Aeonic Aphorisms

 Roger Wescott

 Insights concerning man, myth, and catastrophism.

general religion

 1:2

 89

 Velikovsky and the Problem of Planetary Identification

 Ev Cochrane

 discriminating approach to identifying planets among gods

general religion

 1:2

 95

 On Testing the Polar Configuration

 David Talbott

 The methodology for verifying of refuting the theory

solar system

 1:3

 5

 The Solar System and Electro-Gravitic Theory

 Charles Ginenthal

 Part 3 continues through comets and asteroids

solar system

 1:3

 14

 Is Gravity Necessary?

 Earl Milton

 A challenge to Ginenthal's theory

solar system

 1:3

 19

 Reply to Earl Milton

 Charles Ginenthal

 Response to Milton in 1:3

solar system

 1:3

 23

 On the Nature of Natural Selection and Speciation

 James Strickling

 Critical assessment of Darwin's hypothesis

evolution

 1:3

 39

 The Unworkable Polar Saturn

 Roger Ashton

 Alternative models all fail under the laws of physics

solar system

 1:3

 57

 The Ship of Heaven

 David Talbott

 The agreement between the theoretical model and the ancient descriptions

Saturn myths

 1:3

 97

 Venus in Ancient Myth and Language: Part II

 Ev Cochrane

 Further examples of the cometary symbols surrounding Venus

Venus myths

 1:3

 109

 Road to Saturn: Part II

 Dwardu Cardona

 Continues with ideas of Velikovsky and the role of Saturn

Saturn myths

 1:4

 5

 On Models and Scenarios

 David Talbott

 groundrules to combine myths and physical facts

Saturn myths

 1:4

 16

 Solar System Studies: Part II

 Fred Hall

 Evidence that the Earth once moved in a different planetary system

solar system

 1:4

 36

 The Polar Column: A Physical Model of Myth

 Fred Jueneman

 Two-planet system sharing a rotational axis

solar system

 1:4

 50

 The Saturn Myth: A Tentative Physical Model

 Robert Driscoll

 Earth between Saturn and Jupiter

solar system

 1:4

 60

 Mars in Upheaval

 Charles Ginenthal

 Physical evidence of Mars' catastrophic past

solar system

 1:4

 77

 The Organization of the Solar System

 Don Patten and Samuel Windsor

 A new approach to the origins of the solar system

solar system

 1:4

 89

 Heracles and the Planet Mars

 Ev Cochrane

 argues that the traditions surrounding the Greek hero are best understood as reflecting ancient conceptions associated with the planet Mars

Mars myths

 1:4

 106

 The Israelite Conquest of Canaan

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 Associates the Hyksos with the Assyrians

historical reconstruction

 1:4

 119

 The Hyksos were not Assyrians

 Martin Sieff

 Critical response to Heinsohn

historical reconstruction

 1:5

 5

 The Two Sargons and Their Successors

 Dwardu Cardona

 Critique of Heinsohn's reconstructed chronology

historical reconstruction

 1:5

 38

 Mother Goddess and Warrior-Hero

 David Talbott

 Archetypal roles of Venus and Mars in the transformation of the polar configuration

Mars myths; Venus myths

 1:5

 66

 The Poem of Erra

 Ev Cochrane

 Links between Mars and the celestial column beneath the ancient sun god

Mars myths

 1:5

 80

 The Hermes Connection

 Fred Jueneman

 Original identity of Hermes could be Mars not Mercury

Mars myths

 1:5

 98

 The Organization of the Solar System: Part Two

 Don Patten and Samuel Windsor

 Alternative model of planetary evolution

solar system

 1:6

 5

 The Youthful Atmosphere of Venus

 Charles Ginenthal

 Evidence implies Venus is a new planet or has a most unusual history

solar system

 1:6

 14

 Velikovsky and Oedipus

 Ev Cochrane

 a critical analysis of Velikovsky's book Oedipus and Akhnaton, featuring an overview of Oedipus's cult in the light of comparative mythology

Egypt, general religion

 1:6

 39

 On Saturn and the North Pole

 Lynn Rose

 Model with Earth rotating in phase with its revolution around Saturn

solar system

 1:6

 49

 Velikovsky, Fundamentalism, and the Revised Chronology

 Clark Whelton

 Proposes Velikovsky's hidden agenda sometimes got in the way of objective research

historical reconstruction, Velikovsky

 1:6

 56

 The Stratigraphy of Bahrein: An Answer to Critics

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 looking for evidence for the conventional sequence of civilization

historical reconstruction

 1:6

 65

 Egytian Chronology and the Hyksos

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 Preliminary interpretations of Egyptian chronology

historical reconstruction

 1:6

 72

 The Two Sargons and their Successors (part 2)

 Dwardu Cardona

 Continues critique of Heinsohn's reconstruction

historical reconstruction

 1:6

 98

 The Placement and Dating of Abraham

 R. Russell Bixler

 questions Abraham's placement in Heinsohn's chronology in 1:2

historical reconstruction

 1:6

 100

 Heinsohn's Work could be Breakthrough

 Glenn Rahman

 follow up to Whelton in 1:2

historical reconstruction

 1:6

 102

 A Suggestion to Critics

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 why have 5 empires been duplicated to 10?

historical reconstruction

 1:6

 104

 Solar System Magnetic Fields

 Samuel Windsor

 Ginenthal's theory vs. Patten's theory

solar system

 1:6

 105

 Neptune a Good Test

 Charles Ginenthal

 response to Windsor

solar system

 1:6

 107

 Constraints on the World Mountain Concept

 C. Warren Hunt

 response to Hall in 1:4

solar system

 1:6

 109

 More Velikovskian Confusion

 C. Leroy Ellenberger

 comments about Ashton in 1:3 and Hall in 1:4

solar system

 1:6

 113

 Ice Cores and Earth Anomalies

 Fred Hall

 response to Ellenberger

solar system

 1:6

 115

 Celestial Anomalies Not Explained by Gravity

 Charles Ginenthal

 response to Ellenberger

solar system

 1:6

 118

 Polar Configuration an Impossibility

 C. Leroy Ellenberger

 ties in model in Hamlet's Mill

solar system

 1:6

 120

 Arm-waving Celestial Mechanics

 George Talbott

 response to Ashton in 1:3

solar system

 1:6

 120

 A Dynamic Model Required

 Kirk Thompson

 comments about Ashton in 1:3, Driscoll in 1:4, Talbott in 1:5

solar system

 1:6

 121

 Some Preliminary Counterpoints

 David Talbott

 six points regarding the polar configuration

solar system



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