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  1. Floating Islands Seen at Sea: Myth and Reality

    ... article I will survey some instances of mythical floating islands in the sea, to examine the role that they have played in human thought ... transported to this island; there he sees a ship built by Solomon, and in that ship a sword that had belonged to King David. When Nascien ...

    chetvanduzer - 02/08/2014 - 13:47

  2. Ancient Tattoos: Archaeologists find Blood and Pigments on 3,000-Year-Old Obsidian

    ... prehistoric obsidian tools from the Nanngu site in the Solomon Islands and have determined they may have been used for tattooing people. The ...

    Mark Miller - 08/07/2016 - 00:39

  3. The History of the Magical Flying Carpets

    ... no mention is made of magic carpets. Floating Islands Seen at Sea: Myth and Reality From Magic to Science: The ... traced back to an earlier point in time. It seems that King Solomon of Israel is the earliest known historical figure to be associated with ...

    dhwty - 11/06/2016 - 00:40

  4. Paying With Shells: Cowrie Shell Money Is One of the Oldest Currencies Still Collected Today

    ... are completely dried out. In other places, such as the Solomon Islands , the cowries need to be further processed. The transformation of the ...

    dhwty - 26/04/2019 - 13:58

  5. Pre-Colombian Seafarers of Panama may have been Dolphin Hunters

    ... beached animals?" Location of the Pearl Islands (Archipiélago de las Perlas) in the Gulf of Panama ( CC BY-SA 3.0 ... harvested them. Similar corralling methods are used in the Solomon Islands today. Wreck discovered in Panama identified as Spanish ...

    ancient-origins - 12/01/2016 - 03:52

  6. Age of First Chief's Ancient Tomb Reveals Pacific Islanders Invented New Kind of Society

    ... reef capital in the Pacific Ocean was the earliest among the islands to be ruled by a single chief. New dating on the stone ... Pohnpei was originally settled in 1 AD by islanders from the Solomon or Vanuatu island groups. According to local oral history, the ...

    ancient-origins - 21/10/2016 - 03:44

  7. DNA Study Unravels Mystery Behind Origins of First Pacific Islanders

    ... than 3,000 years ago, a group of people set out from the Solomon Island chain in the southwestern edge of the Pacific Ocean and steered ... years ago, and were among the first people to live in these islands. The results overturn the leading genetic model for this last great ...

    ancient-origins - 05/10/2016 - 00:40

  8. Was the First Islamic Siege of Constantinople (674 – 678 AD) a Historical Misnomer?

    ... the island of Cyprus and then set its target at the islands of Aegean Sea. As the sea raids were successful, their next true test ... Military History of Ancient Israel from the End of Judges to Solomon Classical Wisdom Limited is an online publishing company that ...

    Cam Rea - 05/03/2018 - 15:38

  9. Ancient Skulls Give Insights into Origins of Polynesians

    ... maybe 50,000 years or so - they hadn't got out beyond into islands like Vanuatu, Fiji, New Caledonia, and out into the further reaches of ... During his third voyage he stopped at the Hawaiian islands. For a very long time, many anthropologists, archaeologists, ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 31/12/2015 - 00:52

  10. Fierce in Battle, Fierce in Trading. Viking Sea States of Merchants – Part II

    ... and want were steatite bowls and vessels from the Shetland Islands, jewelry and dress from Scotland and Ireland (likely to have passed ... Military History of Ancient Israel from the End of Judges to Solomon Top Image: The Invitation of the Varangians: Rurik and his ...

    Cam Rea - 22/01/2018 - 15:27

  11. The Cataclysm of Easter Island - Part 1

    ... gave rise to the so-called Birdman cult, based on the small islands offshore of Orongo, which superseded the statue-building religion and ... ago—perhaps as early as 900 BC, about the time of King Solomon’s ships to Ophir, the land of gold. Polynesians may have continued to ...

    davidchildress - 08/07/2013 - 11:09

  12. The Coming of the Thunder People: Denisovan Hybrids, Shamanism and the American Genesis

    ... indigenous peoples of Papua New Guinea, Australia and the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific. What about the Americas? Did the Denisovans’ ...

    Andrew Collins - 10/08/2018 - 20:01

  13. Scotland’s Catastrophic Comet Conspiracy

    ... these cultures must have existed in Britain. The Faroe Islands were originally the 'Pharaoh's Islands' and the ancient Greek's Mount ... Cathedral on Edinburgh's Royal Mile was once the location of Solomon’s Temple and Edinburgh's port of Joppa shared the same name as the ...

    ashley cowie - 31/03/2017 - 14:02

  14. Getting High with the Most High: Drugs in the Bible

    ... listed in this paradisiacal garden from the Songs of Solomon, eight are identified and seven of them are known to tweak the brain. ... system (with the exception of nutmeg, only found on tiny islands thousands of miles off the spice route.) Myrrh, Cassia, and Cinnamon ...

    Danny Nemu - 27/02/2018 - 18:59

  15. The Duk Duk: An Ancient Secret Society of Possessed Executioners

    ... and traditions in the Bismarck Archipelago and on the German Solomon Islands. Sydney: Sydney University Press. www.encyclopedia.com , 2019. ...

    dhwty - 19/02/2019 - 18:37

  16. Turkey Bones, Shells, and Pigment: Signs of the Oldest Tattoo Kit in the World

    ... obsidian pieces found in a Lapita settlement site in the Solomon Islands in 2016 by 600 years. Top Image: The tattoo tool bundle unearthed ...

    Alicia McDermott - 02/05/2018 - 23:00

  17. Picts, Gaels, and Scots: Exploring their Mysterious (and Sometimes Mythical) Origins

    ... northern tribes seceding over the ascension to the throne of Solomon’s son, Rehoboam, before a reconciliation and the reunification of the ... concurrent events. According to history, from the Greek islands they arrived in Denmark, giving that place its name. Interestingly, the ...

    Steven Keith - 19/06/2018 - 20:55

  18. The World-wide Mysterious Phenomena Of Elongated Skulls

    ... while tabular modifications are practiced on the neighboring Solomon Islands and on New Caledonia.  They have also discovered that the methods, ...

    rita - 17/10/2013 - 05:00

  19. The Royal Road of the King of the World, and the Ancient Center of the Earth

    ... times the rock was surmounted by the Holy of Holies of Solomon’s Temple and its indwelling Ark of the Covenant.   ... Public Domain ) Kauai, the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands, is said to be approximately six million years old. Esoterically, it is ...

    MarkPinkham - 14/01/2016 - 03:42