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Aeon Issues Volume 4

This is a table of contents of the issues in Aeon Volume 4, 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

 4:1

 5

 Morning Star

 Dwardu Cardona

 evidence that the Morning Star is not always Venus

Venus myths, Saturn myths

 4:1

 47

 Mars Gods of the New World

 Ev Cochrane

 in Mesoamerican mythology, Tezcatlipoca could be Mars

Mars myths

 4:1

 64

 Paired Sets in the Hebrew Alphabet

 Brian Stross

 reveals affinities between Semitic and ancient Egyptian languages

general history

 4:1

 97

 The Monuments of Mars by Richard Hoagland

 Frederic Jueneman

 review - book discusses anomalies on Mars

solar system

 4:1

 101

 Earth in Chaos by Peter James

 Lorence G. Collins

 review - book suggests catastrophes affected early civilizations

general history

 4:2

 5

 Magnetic Models of the Polar Configuration

 Robert Driscoll

 new magnetic model for Saturn

solar system

 4:2

 29

 Janus

 Dwardu Cardona

 Roman Janus as an earlier version of Saturn

Saturn myths

 4:2

 36

 Morning Star: Part Two

 Dwardu Cardona

 evidence for Mars as the original Morning Star

Mars myths

 4:2

 57

 Martian Meteorites in Ancient Myth and Modern Science

 Ev Cochrane

 Rocks from Mars have been found on the planet Earth. How did they come to get here and when? Evidence implies  the Martian meteorites arrived only recently and in great numbers, this thesis being diametrically opposed to that defended

solar system

 4:2

 74

 A General Introduction to Amazon Mythology

 Tammy Joe Eckhart

 the fabled Amazon nation

Greece

 4:2

 80

 The Origin of Language

 James Strickling

 why human language did not slowly evolve

general history

 4:2

 87

 Remembering Velikovsky

 Martin Sieff

 an unfamiliar side of Velikovsky

Velikovsky

 4:2

 93

 The Orion Mystery by Bauval and Gilbert

 Frederic Jueneman

 review - Egyptian pyramids

Egypt

 4:2

 96

 Fingerprints of the Gods by Graham Hancock

 Frederic Jueneman

 review - book proposes earlier civilizations

general history

 4:3

 5

 Vox Populi: Cosmic Systems, The Saturnian Ring(s) and Crescent(s)

 readers: William Orchard and Mike Twose

 includes replies from Dwardu Cardona

solar system

 4:3

 10

 The Saturn Thesis

 David Talbott

 interview: reaffirms the coherence of mythological motifs and the manner in which these are predicted by the Saturnian model, while shedding new insights on the nature of the primeval Saturnian sun and the radiant Venus.

solar system, Saturn myths

 4:3

 39

 Lamarckism, Still Alive and Thriving

 Edward J. Steel

 discusses his experiments concerning the acquisition of inherited characteristics and how these experiments were sabotaged by his colleagues in England.

evolution

 4:3

 51

 Racial Memory and Instinct, The Case of the Honeyguide

 Ev Cochrane

 continues to examine Lamarckian inheritance while focusing on the extraordinary behavior of the East African honeyguide.

evolution

 4:3

 71

 A Renaissance Saturn

 Maureen Pelta

 In examining the domed ceilings of the Camera di San Paolo, in the Italian city of Parma, she demonstrates that the classical deities survived in Renaissance art and the beliefs associated with them were also incorporated into religious thinking

Saturn myths

 4:3

 87

 Let There be Darkness, An Archetypal Analysis of Adolph Hitler in the Third Reich

 Lewis M. Greenberg

 analysis of the persistence with which the archetypal motifs continued to surface during the Third Reich, as also Hitler's obsessive behavior in identifying with the mythological heroes associated with them.

general history

 4:4

 5

 Vox Populi: Web site pays off

several readers

 web site

 

 4:4

5

The Martian Meteorites

Ken Moss

 response to 4:2, includes reply from Ev Cochrane

Velikovsky

 4:4

8

More on the origin of lanuage

Roger Wescott

suggests title - on the origin of human speech; includes replies from James Strickland and Dwardu Cardona

general history

 4:4

 13

 The Reflective Canopy Model and the Mytho-Historic Record

 Dwardu Cardona

 he criticizes Milton Zysman's auroral model of "the lost universe of the ancients" which has been proposed in lieu of the planetary theory.

solar system

 4:4

 39

 The Milky Way

 Ev Cochrane

 reviews ancient lore concerning the Milky Way and comes to the conclusion that the present stream of stars in the night sky known by that name was not the subject of such lore.

Saturn myths

 4:4

 67

 The Reality of Extinctions

 Peter Michael James

 The extinction of prehistoric fauna due to celestial bombardment has now captured the imagination of scientists and laymen alike. Yet he is of the opinion that, while these extinctions were the result of catastrophic events, they were caused by an entirely different mechanism

evolution

 4:4

 75

 Whence Homo?

 James Strickling

 Man's family tree is examined by pointing out anomalous evidence in the presently accepted system of evolutionary descent.

evolution

 4:4

 87

 Alexander and the Amazons: Ancient Belief and Modern Analysis

 Tammy Jo Eckhart

 Did the Amazons ever exist? If not, why was their meeting with Alexander the Great recorded by ancient authors? She analyzes classical sources and comes up with the logical answer.

Greece

 4:4

 107

 Aba: The Glory and the Torment: The Life of Dr Immanuel Velikovsky by Ruth Velikovsky Sharon

 Duane Vorhees

review - something of a family album

Velikovsky

 4:4

 111

 Carl Sagan & Immanuel Velikovsky by Charles Ginenthal

 Walter Radtke

 review - a part of the battle for truthful ideas

cult of scientists

 4:4

 113

 The Recent Organization of the Solar System by Donald W. Pattern and Samuel R. Windsor

 Wal Thornhill

 review - the book expanded on articles in 1:4,1:5

solar system

 4:5

 5

 Vox Populi

 reader: David Michalets

 includes reply from Dwardu Cardona

 

 4:5

7

More on the origin of man and language

Roger Wescott

response to 4:2,4:4, includes reply from Dwardu Cardona

general history

 4:5

 11

 Stability and Dimensions of the Polar Configuration

 Robert Driscoll

 adds new perspectives to the alignment of planets dictated by the Saturnian model.

solar system

 4:5

 17

 The Cosmic Origin of the Swastika

 Dwardu Cardona

 investigates one of the most pervasive of ancient symbols and offers some preliminary conjectures concerning its genesis.

Mars myths

 4:5

 29

 The Saturn Thesis (Part 2)

 David Talbott

 The second part of an interview in which he continues to illustrate the coherence of mythological motifs as they pertain to the unfolding Saturnian scenario.

Saturn myths

 4:5

 63

 Mons Veneris

 Ev Cochrane

 Why was the ancient sun-god said to have risen and set over the same mountain? Why was this mountain shared by the planet Venus? What is the real identity of the Mesopotamian Sin?

Venus myths

 4:5

 83

 The Rise of Blood Sacrifice

 Gunnar Heinsohn

 He traces the origins of ritual slaughter in ancient times to cosmic catastrophism.

general religion

 4:5

 109

 Peruvian Heart

 Frederic Jueneman

 He reports on a curious, if somewhat gruesome, discovery in Peru and its similarity to an ancient Egyptian practice.

general history

 4:5

 111

 Hyperspace  by Michio Kaku

 Frederic Jueneman

review of book with subtitle: A Scientific Odyssey through Parallel Universes, Time Warps and the Tenth Dimension - a search for the ultimate control of energy

general science

 4:5

 113

 The God Particle by Leon Lederman

 Frederic Jueneman

 review of book with subtitle: If the Universe is the Answer, What is the Question? - includes the search for a particle for the gravitational force

general science

 4:5

 116

 Newton vs. Einstein by Peter and Neal Graneau

 C. Warren Hunt

 review - two opposite interpretations of fundamental physical reality

general science

 4:5

 117

 The Early Amazons by Josine H. Blok

 Tammy Jo Eckhart

 review of book with subtitle: Modern and Ancient Perspectives on a Persistent Myth - author tries to prove the Amazons were mythical not historical

Greece

 4:5

 120

 Red Earth, White Lies by Vine Deloria, Jr.

 Ev Cochrane

 review of book with subtitle: Native Americans and the Myth of Scientific Facts

native American history

 4:5

 122

 News Flash: Birds Linked to Dinosaurs

 Tania ta Maria

 bird-like fossil from 200 million years ago

evolution

 4:6

4

Editor’s page

Dwardu Cardona

Hale-Bopp comet

solar system

 4:6

 5

 Vox Populi: Zysman's Canopy Model, Primordial North, Matter of Priorities

 readers: Mike Twose, Jill Abery, M. E. Burton, Lewis M. Greenberg

 includes comment from Dwardu Cardona

solar system

 4:6

 9

 News Flash: A Once Different Environment

 Tania ta Maria

 fossil monkey might have weighed 50 pounds

evolution

 4:6

 11

 Forum: Discussion on Lamarckian inheritance

 Alexander Mebane, Edward Steele, and Ev Cochrane

 refer to Steele in 4:3

evolution

 4:6

 15

 On the Possibility of Instantaneous Shifts of the Poles

 Flavio Barbiero

 calculates the possibility of polar shifting that might ensue due to a direct impact of an asteroidal body and discusses the physical havoc this would cause.

solar system

 4:6

 31

 The Terrestrial Sea: A Critical Model of Science and Myth

 Frederic Jueneman

 In a somewhat complimentary piece to Barbiero's article, he ponders the catastrophic effects which the slowing down of terrestrial rotation would have on the Earth’s hydrosphere

solar system

 4:6

 39

 The Saturn Thesis (Part 3)

 David Talbott

 stresses the coherence of mythological motifs as they pertain to the unfolding Saturnian scenario, including the appearance of the Radiant Venus, and its displacement from the primeval Saturnian center

Saturn myths, Venus myths

 4:6

 67

 Samson Revealed

 Ev Cochrane

 He examines the character and deeds of the Israelite strongman and compares them with those of other known Martian heroes.

Mars myths

 4:6

 85

 The Shrine of Baal- Zephon

 Dwardu Cardona

 He traces the route of the Israelites’ the Israelite strongman and compares them with those of other known Martian heroes.

Bible, Mars myths

 4:6

 107

 Stonehenge: Temple of the Moon

 Alban Wall

 In response to an earlier article by Peter Michael James, he presents his views concerning the astronomical function of this well-known British monument.

general history

 4:6

 115

 Black Holes and Time Warps by Kip S. Thorne

 Frederic Jueneman

 review of book with subtitle: Einstein’s Outrageous Legacy - black hole research

solar system

 4:6

 118

 Fritz London Biography by Kostas Gavroglu

 Frederic Jueneman

 review - theoretician in quantum thermodynamics

general science

 4:6

 122

 News Flash: Termites and the Warming Earth

 Tania ta Maria

 so many termites generate a lot of methane

general science



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