The Maps of Antarctica. Excerpts from “Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings” Charles Hapgood performed a detailed analysis of this map. He worked with students. Charles Hapgood s classic book on ancient maps is back in print after 20 years. Hapgood produces concrete evidence of an advanced worldwide. MAPS OF THE ANCIENT SEA KINGS. by Charles Hapgood. Rare and ancient maps reveal a new history of mankind in Charles Hapgood’s classic – back in print.
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Adventures Unlimited Press- Reference – pages. This book is a very good study of the ancient maps. Oof spent ten years working with New England medium Elwood Babbitt b.
Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings: Evidence of Advanced Civilization in the Ice Age
Antarctica was mapped when its coasts were free of ice. I don’t know where I got the impression that a book about ancient maps would have more story to tell, but I found myself slightly disappointed once I realized it would be purely informative.
In zea introduction to later editions of Hapgood’s book, Mystery in AcambaroDavid Hatcher Childress wrote that Hapgood and Gardner thought the figurines were genuine and were evidence that orthodox understandings of dinosaur extinction were wrong.
The reasons for such drawing methods have long been assumed to benefit the mariner. It is amazing and very intriguing. According anccient Charles Hapgood, the mapmakers responsible for the earliest maps must in some ways have been more technically advanced than sixteenth-century Europe and the ancient civilisations of Greece, Egypt and Babylonia.
The Piri Reis map of is a fragment of a larger map of the world, based on source maps going back to ancient Alexandria and beyond. Account Options Sign in. The following maps are very much ancient enigmas because they simply do not fit in our current model of history. This will not be a book for everyone. Ancinet [see my review], Hapgood makes a number of assumptions and, at times, disregards or distorts evidence in order to better make his case.
There is evidence that these people thhe have lived when the ice age had not yet ended in the Northern Kinge and when Alaska was still connected with Siberia by the Pleistocene, ice age land bridge.
He claimed it was made from approximately 20 original source maps. The map provided remarkably accurate latitude and longitude locations of coastal features of Africa, North and South America, and a mapss of Antarctica. While at Springfield College, a student’s question about the Lost Continent of Mu prompted a class project to investigate the lost continent of Atlantisleading Hapgood to investigate possible ways that massive earth changes could occur and exposing him to the literature of Hugh Auchincloss Brown.
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McMahon rated it it was amazing. Views Read Edit View history. This book is referenced itself in many other modern scholarly works, it was fun to finally read it after hearing about it so much.
Harvard University alumni births deaths Catastrophism Pedestrian road incident deaths Pole shift theory and theorists Pseudo-scholarship Road incident deaths in Massachusetts Pseudoarchaeology Pseudohistorians New England College faculty Keene State College faculty 20th-century American historians. Also the lack of variance in scale may suggest that the understanding of these maps, and the mathematical principles behind them, was not understood.
He used this to propose that a 15 degree pole shift occurred around 9, BCE approx. This point is contested by many people and is addressed later in the section on Antarctica. After a detailed analysis, several interesting observations were made.
Maps of the ancient sea kings
Hapgood concluded that these maps were made from more ancient maps from the various ancient archives around the world, now lost. According to accoustic readings from satellites. Run, run, run away as fast as you can. He and his students went on to investigate a variety of other ancient maps, which king them to the conclusion that these maps were evidence of cartographical activities undertaken by an advanced civilization whose existence preceded the beginnings of our written historical records.
To understand the method of projection examine the following map. He has found the evidence in many beautiful maps long known to scholars, the Piri Reis Map that shows Antarctica, the Hadji Ahmed map, the Oronteus Finaeus and other amazing maps. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Return to Los Mapas de Piri Reis. Hapgood also looks into a anciebt of additional scientific evidence and reaches a conclusion which was startling when he introduced the idea about 60 years ago: The Americas were mapped thousands of years before Columbus and Antarctica was mapped when its coasts were free of ice.
This shows clearly in the text, as he goes step by step into the details of the mathematics of cartography, and dwells on the intricacies of the problems encountered by him and his colleagues of figuring out what made the map unusual for its time.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Adventures Unlimited Press Amazon. Archived from the original on Jan 28, Don rated it liked it. There was enough interest in this book since its first printing to have reprints published; this is one of them.
The knowledge of longitude suggests either a people, or a mechanism, that are currently unknown to us.