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Aeon Issues Volume 6

This is a table of contents of the issues in Aeon Volume 6, 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

 6:1

 5

 Vox Popvli

 readers

 Our readers sound off.

 

 6:1

5

Day Star Questioned

EJ Bond

response to Cochrane in 5:6, includes reply by Cochrane

Venus myths

 6:1

6

Redesigning Einstein

Henry Zemel

response to Cardona in 5:6, includes reply by Cardona

general science

 6:1

 9

 Forum: Pole Shifts through Impact: the Debate goes on

 Victor J. Slabinski

 Response to Thompson and Barbiero in 5:5; includes replies by Barbiero, Slabinski, Cardona

solar system

 6:1

 12

 Forum: The Paleo-Saturnian System

 Michael Bar-Ron

 Response to Cardona in 1:1 and 1:3 and Rose in 2:4; includes reply by Cardona

general history

 6:1

 21

 Forum: Proposed Variations on the Saturnian Configuration

 Tonny van Rhee

 Response to the Saturnian configuration scenario; includes reply by Cardona

solar system

 6:1

 27

 News flash: Transcontinental Contact

 Tania ta Maria

 Ancient visitors to the Americas from Egypt and China

general history

 6:1

 29

 Extra-Solar Planets: An Update

 Dwardu Cardona

 The newest discoveries of planets orbiting stars other than our Sun, as well as some insights concerning older findings of same.

solar system

 6:1

 33

 The Electric Saturnian System

 Editors

 An interview with Wallace Thornhill: In-depth discussion of the electric nature of the primeval Saturnian assemblage of planets.

solar system

 6:1

 45

 News flash: Feathered Dinosaurs and a Feathered Hoax

 Tania ta Maria

 Follow up to news flash in 4:5 after find was revealed to be hoax

evolution

 6:1

 47

 The Demands of the Saturnian Configuration Theory

 Dwardu Cardona

 In which it is shown that the demands raised by the Saturnian configuration theory can be successfully met, both within the mytho-historical record itself as also from within the hard sciences.

Saturn myths

 6:1

 73

 News flash: The Demise of the Mammoth: Conflicting Theories

 Tania ta Maria

 Theory from Ross MacPhee

evolution

 6:1

 75

 Maya Cosmos: A Saturnian Interpretation

 Ken Moss

 An analysis of prevailing beliefs concerning Maya cosmology and how these can be interpreted from a Saturnian point of view.

Saturn myths

 6:1

 95

 Thundergods and Thunderbolts

 Ev Cochrane

 A study of the roles played by thundergods and their celestial weapons in world mythology how these can best be understood in relation to the Saturn thesis.

Saturn, Mars, Venus myths

 6:2

 5

 Vox Populi

 readers

 Readers sound off.

 

 6:2

 6

 Forum: Historic Day Cycles and Ancient Calendars

 Eric Aitchison

 Response to Ashton in 5:6; reply by Ashton

general history

 6:2

 11

 Forum: Further Comments on the Saturnian Configuration Theory

 Frederic Jueneman

 Response to Bar-Ron in 6:1; replies by Ashton and Thornhill

solar system

 6:2

 16

 Forum: Return to the Paleo-Saturnian System

 Michael Bar-Ron

 Response to Cardona's reply in 6:1; reply by Cardona

Saturn myths

 6:2

 27

 Forum: Ashton's Bedrock of Myth

 C. Leroy Ellenberger

 Response to personal letter from Ashton in 1993; reply by Cardona

solar system

 6:2

 34

 The Velikovsky Archive

 Jan Summer

 A review of the unpublished works of Immanuel Velikovsky, plus those works of his which were planned but never completed and, in some instances, not even ever written.

Velikovsky

 6:2

 51

 The Garden of Venus

 Ev Cochrane

 An essay which zeroes in on the cosmic events that lie behind the fertility cults associated with the goddess and planet Venus.

Venus myths

 6:2

 59

 The Double Axe and the Celestial Twins

 Marinus Anthony van der Sluijs

 A study of the symbolism of the double axe, its relation to the cosmic twins, and the association of both to the so-called thunderbolts of the gods.

Mars myths

 6:2

 73

 Puritanism, Misogyny, and Female Sexuality

 E. J. Bond

 An analysis of the long-upheld subordination of women, stemming from their innate sexuality, as preached by Judeo-Christian religions down through the ages.

general religion

 6:2

 95

 Homer in the Baltic

 Felice Vinci

 A new theory which claims that the geography of Homer's epic poetry fits better in the Baltic and North Atlantic than it does on the Mainland of Greece and the Aegean Sea. This leads to the additional conclusion that the early Greek legends originated in Nordic lands, from where they were transposed to Greece by emigrating Norsemen

Greece

 6:2

 111

 Mysteries of the Sacred Universe: The Cosmology of the Bhagavata Purana bu Richard L Thompson

 Tania ta Maria

 Book review - cosmology of the ancient Hindus

India

 6:3

 5

 Vox Populi

 readers

 Readers sound off.

 

 6:3

 7

 Halton Arp: A Modern-Day Galileo

 Amy Acheson

 A review of Halton Arp's work concerning his views that red-shifted astronomical bodies are not indicative of distance and/or motion, and thus age. His treatment by the astronomical community at large is compared to that received earlier by Galileo at the hands of the Catholic Church

solar system

 6:3

 29

 In defense of the Saturn Thesis

 Dwardu Cardona

 A detailed reply to Lynn Rose and Peter James, both of whom had independently critiqued the Saturn thesis at the Silver Jubilee Event of the Society for Interdisciplinary Studies, held at Easthampstead Park, Berkshire, England, in September of 1999.

Saturn myths

 6:3

 50

 News Flash: Not So Brown Dwarf Stars

 Tania ta Maria

 Recent studies indicate brown dwarfs emit a mix of red and blue light

solar system

 6:3

 51

 Maya Cosmos: A Saturnian Interpretation (Part II)

 Ken Moss

 The continuation of an analysis (begun in 6:1) concerning the prevailing beliefs of Maya cosmology which are here reinterpreted from a Saturnian point of view

Saturn myths

 6:3

 89

 Sky Woman

 Ev Cochrane

 A comparative study of the myths surrounding Star Woman and Sky Maiden as found in the traditions of various peoples presented here as recollections of events pertaining to the character and motions of the planet Venus in conjunction with those of Mars.

Venus myths

 6:3

 107

 The Hero's Garment

 Marinus Anthony van der Sluijs

 A study concerning the various types of garments described as having been worn by the universal mythological heroes presented here as recollections of events pertaining to the character and motions of the planet Venus in conjunction with those of Mars.

Mars myths

 6:3

 117

 News Flash: More Astronomical Discoveries

 Tania ta Maria

 NEAR landing on Eros and planet around HD209458

solar system

 6:3

 119

 Forget Amnesia

 Henry Zemel

 In which Immanuel Velikovsky's theory of collective amnesia is reexamined.

psychology

 6:3

 123

 Catastrophe: An Investigation into the Origins of the Modern World by David Keys

 Frederic Jueneman

 Book review - discusses the volcanic eruption of 535 AD

general history

 6:3

 125

 Ancient Mysteries by Peter James & Nick Thorpe

 Frederic Jueneman

 Book review - interesting description of mysteries and their explanations

general history

 6:4

 4

Requiem for Galileo

Tania ta Maria

comments about the Galileo probe to Jupiter

general science

 6:4

 5

 Forum: Varves, Colors and Bok Globules

 Mike Twose

Earth around Saturn; response by Dwardu Cardona

solar system

 6:4

10

Forum: Saturnists and God-Kebobbers

Lynn E. Rose

response to Cardona in 6:3; reply by Cardona

solar system

 6:4

11

Forum: Maya Cosmos & Olmec Mirrors

Richard M. Smith

response to Moss in 6:3; reply by Moss

general science

 6:4

12

Forum: Collective Amnesia: Pro et con?

Mike Twose

response to Zemel in 6:3; reply by Zemel

psychology

 6:4

13

News Flash: Martian Mysteries

Tania ta Maria

more questions of Mars than just about the wet areas

solar system

 6:4

14

Wolfe Creek Crater: Some Recent Geophysical Data

Louis A. G. Hissink

A geologist’s analysis of the Australian Wolfe Creek Crater which questions the impact origin attributed to it, concluding instead that it was formed through an enormous electrical discharge between Earth and another cosmic body

general science

 6:4

19

The Cosmic String of Pearls

Marinus Anthony van der Sluijs

An examination of the mythic motif of the great planetary conjunction, and how this might relate to cosmic plasma phenomena

Saturn myths

 6:4

47

Heracles as Cross-Dresser

Ev Cochrane

A study of the Greek strongman which explains the otherwise bizarre tales about him and his counterparts in which he is described as having donned female garb

Mars, Venus myths

 6:4

63

The Opening of the Mouth Ritual - Part I

Ken Moss

The first part of a detailed examination of the Egyptian rite in question, which in varying form was also conducted by the Mesopotamians and other peoples and how this might be directly related to events dictated by the Saturn thesis

Egypt

 6:4

93

Mount Horeb and Judah’s Sacred Treasures

Flavio Barbiero

The author attempts to trace the eventual hiding place of the treasures once contained in the Jerusalem temple

Israel

 6:4

104

The Calendar

Eric Aitchison

An in-depth evaluation of ancient calendars which takes into consideration Velikovsky’s original work on the subject, the Biblical evidence, ancient mathematics, the Sothic period, ancient eclipse forecasting, the Dresden Codex, Mayan calendrics and the sundial of Ahaz.

general history

 6:5

4

Editor’s Page - Plasma Vortices

Dwardu Cardona

Evidence that plasma filaments exist in space is important to cosmology.

solar system

 6:5

5

Shapley, Macmillan and Conan Doyle

William Zettler

Shapley’s criticism to Doyle’s book, The Poison Belt

cult of scientists

 6:5

6

The Adze and Ursa Major

Dick Gagel

comment about Moss in 6:4; comment from Cardona

general science

 6:5

7

News flash: Newest member of our solar system

Tania ta Maria

Planetoid unofficially named Sedna

solar system

 6:5

8

Forum: A review of Well’s review of Sun, Moon and Sothis

Lynn E. Rose

Response to review of Rose’s book by Ronald Wells

general history

 6:5

14

Varves and Bok Globules

Mike Twose

Response to Cardona in 6:4; reply by Cardona

solar system

 6:5

17

News flash: More astronomical mysteries

Tania ta Maria

Polaris and Neptune are getting brighter, Saturn lost its spokes in B-ring; Saturn emits X-rays from its polar regions

solar system

 6:5

18

To Begin the World Over Again

Mel Acheson

A philosophical call to see the universe as it really is, filled with electromagnetic forces and electrically conductive plasma phenomena

solar system

 6:5

21

Prelude to Creation

Dwardu Cardona

An investigation of the sustained columnar plasma ejection which formed the proto-Saturnian polar axis and the dynamic fluctuations it underwent due to the instabilities it self-generated on entry into the Solar System just prior to proto-Saturn’s unforgettable flare-up.

solar system

 6:5

54

News flash: Cometary jets

Tania ta Maria

NASA’s Stardust spacecraft noted many jets coming from the surface of comet Wild 2

solar system

6:5

55

Ladder to Heavan

Ev Cochrane

A detailed study of the celestial ladder recorded in the mytho-historical record and its relationship to the columnar plasma effluvium emanating from Earth’s archaic sun, which is then compared with corresponding phenomena in the laboratory.

Saturn myths

 6:5

75

News flash: Primate perception of celestial events

Tania ta Maria

Monkeys notice eclipses; chimpanzees are known to react to thunderstorms; other primates have been shown to be self-aware.

general science

 6:5

77

The Cosmic Double Helix

Marinus Anthony van der Sluijs

The mythical motif of the double helix, exemplified in the Caduceus, is explored in relation to plasma interactions

Saturn myths

 6:5

103

The Opening of the Mouth Ritual - Part II

Ken Moss

Second part of definitive evaluation of the Egyptian rite and how this might be directly related to events dictated by plasma physics and the Saturn thesis

Saturn myths, Egypt

 6:5

138

Thorium Enrichment in Crater Rims: Earth and Moon

Amy Acheson

Following the previous study of Wolfe Creek Crater by Louis Hissink, here it is argued that the lunar Mare Imbrium shows evidence of having been excavated by a cosmic electric discharge.

solar system

 6:5

142

News flash: Plasma cosmology comes of age

Tania ta Maria

Physicist Brian Hills theorizes that planets are created through the ejection of plasma out of a proto-sun

solar system

 6:6

6

Forum: The Ark and Tent of Meeting

Dick Gagel

response to Barbiero in 6:4

Israel

 6:6

9

Forum: Plasma Scalability

Anthony L. Peratt

response to Cardona in 6:5; reply by Cardona

solar system

 6:6

11

Falling Star

Ev Cochrane

Comparative myths, mainly from Native Americans, concerning the fall of Star Woman, her association with the Warrior Hero and their unifying cosmic relations

Native America

 6:6

21

The Opening of the Mouth Ritual - Part III

Ken Moss

concludes a definitive evaluation of the Egyptian rite, stressing comparable ceremonies and beliefs in Mesoamerica, and how they relate to events during the evolution of the proto-Saturnian system

Saturn myths

 6:6

33

News Flash: Human sacrifice in Egypt

Tania ta Maria

recent discovery of tombs in Abydos

Egypt

 6:6

35

Citing the Works of Others: A Critique

Lewis M. Greenberg

A reproach to those who often fail to cite previous works

general science

 6:6

41

Science, Technology and the Chronology of the Ancient World

Trevor Palmer

Critique of Ginenthal’s Pillars of the Past, the book that endorses the historical revisions proposed by Velikovsky, Heinsohn, Sweeney and Rose

general history

 6:6

55

Sins of the Father

Ev Cochrane

Second critique of Ginenthal’s Pillars of the Past, focusing on two chapters about Mesopotamian chronology

general history

 6:6

69

Pillars of Straw

Dwardu Cardona

third critique of Pillars of the Past, dealing mainly with the construction of the Egyptian pyramids

Egypt

 6:6

87

Egyptian Influence upon Early Israelite Literature

Jay D’Ambrosio

demonstrates the manner in which early Israelite literature was inspired by that of Egypt, including texts in Genesis and Proverbs

Israel, Egypt

 6:6

115

1421: The Year China Discovered America by Gavin Menzies

Frederic Jueneman

review of book chronicling Chinese voyages in 15th century

general history

 6:6

119

Kicking the Sacred Cow: Questioning the Unquestionable and Thinking the Impossible by James P. Hogan

Frederic Jueneman

review of book that takes on Darwinism, cosmology, relativity, Velikovsky, environmental issues and immunology

general science

 6:6

122

Catalogue of Discordant Redshift Associations by Halton Arp

Amy Acheson

review of book detailing associations of large low-redshift galaxies with high-redshift companions

solar system



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