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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Location of the Garden of Eden – Southern Lebanon. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It has happened repeatedly. The reason for this conclusion is the coastline of the America’s looks very distorted. These are covered in Mr.
A doubtful thesis, but intriguing possibilities make this book worth a glance. As mentioned, it is a scholarly work, done by a history professor.
Maps of the ancient sea kings: Hapgood analyzes this map in great detail but the one fact that makes it most noteworthy is the detailed depiction of western Antarctica centuries before anyone in modern times knew the continent existed. Return to Book Page. Also throughout the next several hundred thhe they did not show development either.
He doesn’t delve into what civilization was, other than say it may have been Atlantis or something like that. McIntosh Limited preview – Antarctica without the icecap. Jul 28, Anna rated it really liked it. This method of drawing would also greatly benefit the map map maker klngs well. If Hapgood’s thinking is correct and as an author writing about related subjects, I believe it is kins we have information at our disposal which can help us make predictions about the next pole shift.
Charles Hapgood s classic book on ancient maps is back in print after 20 years.
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Charles Hapgood and his team converted this map from its current projection method into a modern projection method. He and his students went on to investigate a variety of other ancient maps, which led 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.
University of Georgia Press. This is because these lines seem to correspond to the points of the compass, hhe also began to surface in Europe around the o time. Unfortunately, his Master’s degree is in Medieval History; I think the world would be a much happier place if he’d degreed in English or Writing. Also, even though this book contains a lot of cartographic and mathematical descriptions, it is still quite readable for the average person.
A thoughtful analysis of an apparently anachronistic map. The map is based on an equidistant projection with its center on the meridian of Alexandria in Egypt.
Maps of the ancient sea kings
The Mayans and Incas made maps of the territories they conquered. There are maps made on silk from China around the 2 nd century BC. 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.
Compare the left image with a modern map of Antarctica to see at a glance just how close they were. Hapgood produces concrete evidence of an advanced worldwide sncient existing many thousands of years before ancient Egypt.
But he does clarify where several prior North Poles have been, including the last one in Hudson Bay.
Given that, it is a very intriguing book that reveals a number of startling theories regarding ancient maps that impossibly map out our world in such exacting detail of our planet that it forces you to ask a lot of questions about the TRUE history of man. The Americas were mapped thousands of years before Columbus and Antarctica was mapped when its coasts were free of ice.
Translation of the much earlier archaic cuneiform Sumerian Kharsag Epics. This is an idea based the idea not the book on a diverse set of theories t I Read this book because I wanted thf more scientific look at the evidence surrounding an ancient civilization, and Hapgood does provides this.