In The Science of the Dogon, Laird Scranton demonstrated that the cosmological structure described in the myths and drawings of the Dogon runs parallel to. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon – The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Hieroglyphs (Paperback) / Author: Laird Scranton ; ; Ethnic or. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon has 35 ratings and 2 reviews. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Laird Scranton.
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He has studied ancient myth, language, and cosmology since and has been a lecturer at Colgate University.
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If what the author is positing is true then the ancient people of the land of Khem knew more than we give them credit for. Stranding squarely symnols the crossroads of comparative cosmology we find the Dogon tribe of modern-day Mali.
Natasha rated it it was amazing Mar 09, Where the Dogon define a jackalsymbolic of the concept of disorder, associated with a Second World or Other World, the Egyptians define a jackal symbolic of disorder, associated with an Underworld.
Be the first to ask a question about Sacred Symbols of the Dogon. Hafsa Maria rated it really liked it Nov 05, Likewise, it allows us to reconcile important differences that sometimes crop up between the similar cosmologies of different cultures.
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Sacred Symbols of the Dogon uses these parallels as the starting point for a new interpretation of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language. First, further exploration shows that the body of unexpected scientific tje known by the Dogon seems to go well beyond simple facts of astronomy. Furthermore, Dogon descriptions that relate to the formation of matter are couched in what appear to be ancient Egyptian words, and supported by drawings that often take the same shapes as Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Cookies are little nuggets dgon information that web wcranton store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Furthermore — apparently unknown to this second wave of Dogon anthropologists, including ProfessorVan Beek — are the many abiding similarities that exist between the plan and symbolism of the classic Dogon granary as Griaule describes it and a Buddhist stupa — a traditional aligned ritual structure that is central to Buddhist cosmology.
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Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs
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The intimate parallels that appear to exist between the two structures strongly suggest that the Dogon cosmological system scrnton by Griaule constitutes a wholly valid and self-consistent form.
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This book was an eye opening understanding of how ancient cultures understood the same scientific and cosmological principles we have today about the world. Must redeem within 90 days. William John Meegan rated it liked it Jul 10, Sacred Symbols of the Dogon Trade Paperback The Dogon priests say that their cosmology describes how a tribal god named Amma created matter.
The Dogon 2 books. Snarf rated it it was amazing Apr 13, The absence of a formal system of written language among the Dogon suggests that the cosmology may have preceded written language in ancient Egypt, while the concurrence of drawn Lxird cosmological shapes and meanings with the written Egyptian glyphs suggests that the earliest written characters may have been adapted from key shapes within the cosmology.