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MDaines
Wheeler writes "the prince having the enclosure in the abzu in harali built. note the golden poniard." I take it that you don't have a question or anything pertinent to add to the subject. And suspect that you didn't find it necessary to read the OP. Triggered by the word 'Anunnaki' no doubt.
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Yesterday
MDaines
You write "Readership at some later point in Time*....may find both* Our Contributions, to be of Import. " Your apology is apparently geared towards continuing your intervention. Make your contributions to the Mystery board if you want but you're contributing nothing whatsoever to the subject in hand. Please stop.
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MDaines
Frankly, I don’t see any point to your post here, the idea being to engage in a discussion about the OP. It’s certainly not by re-quoting the quote in my post that you are doing anything of the sort. And phrases like 'Mankind faces the inner demons of Why Life is so precarious' aren't going to cut it either. Once again, a bunch of obscure comments accompanied by links to sites that have no be
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MDaines
What was the reasoning behind the confusion created in the Tower of Babel? Compare this: Hermes next inquired about the road by which the wise attained to Life eternal, and Poimandres continued: "Let the man endued with a Mind mark, consider, and learn of himself, and with the power of his Mind divide himself from his not-self and become a servant of Reality. (Poimandres, The Vision o
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2 days ago
MDaines
Hello again Yve, For the pleasure of trying to keep on topic in this short month of discussion here on the AoM board on and around the subject of BEFORE BABEL, I identified (discussed in the book) the Sumerian symbol that corresponds to the word ‘multiply’ and which can be seen as the representation of this natural code. Knowledge of the Golden Ratio is obviously far older than Fibonacci’s tim
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3 days ago
MDaines
Part 5 of ‘Hidden Meanings’ The Queen of Sheba is the Greta Garbo of antiquity. A glamorous, mysterious figure immortalized in the Bible and the Quran, celebrated in an oratorio by Handel, an opera by Charles Gounod, a ballet by Ottorino Respighi, and depicted in paintings by Raphael, Tintoretto, and Claude Lorrain, she remains tantalizingly elusive to the inquiries of historians. This quot
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3 days ago
MDaines
Thunderbird writes “How does one sort out these multilayered stories stuffed with symbolism and power/director imagery.” Good question. We start by re-translating the Sumerian texts that were always meant to be read as monosyllabic and then, only then do we begin to unpack the layers. By layers I mean those that were laid down in the first place by the scribes, not the multiple layers of obfus
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4 days ago
MDaines
Thirdpal writes " (...) In my research of why cows are sacred in India, I ran across this book by Andreja Puharich called the Sacred Mushroom. The pages are not numbered in this pdf copy: , and there are several editions out there. I have a note on my desk that there were some interesting references to why on pages 107-109. Not sure of the edition. I have this on a word document on a flash
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4 days ago
MDaines
Well, keep your eye open!
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5 days ago
MDaines
Thirdpal writes “As someone who used to pick grocery sacks full of psilocybin and indulge in their experience back in the 1970's, I find it very curious that the Sumerian symbol for "see" and "eye" is a mushroom (or umbrella) if that is your thing. I also find it compelling in that I teach an art student named Ayla (notice the eye) who used to use mushroom and eyes on everythi
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5 days ago
MDaines
‘Hidden Meanings’ Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Part 5 coming up.
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5 days ago
MDaines
Yve writes “I wouldn't worry,Madeleine He is praising Graham for reading his Mound Builder Myth book manuscript, and 'saying great things'. Strange to want approval from a man he thinks is rubbish. NB Sceptic = ignorant, abusive and has nothing constructive to offer. He's like the Police Officer determined to make the evidence fit his decision about Whodunnit.” Hello Yve, Thank you f
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6 days ago
MDaines
Part 4. A Toast to the Seven Part 1. Hidden Meanings in Sumerian STORY OF SUKURRU: Part 2. The Speaking Ass: Part 3. The Cabal and its Mysterious Source: SAL at the start of lines 224-226 is not the only threefold repetition in the winter solstice section of THE STORY OF SUKURRU. NI also appears three times. Its main meanings in Sumerian dictionaries are ‘oil’ and ‘thick’. I hav
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6 days ago
MDaines
Spiros writes “There a lot of things that add up to 666, like Hitler's full name in the Cycladic alphabet or the phrase: EKsAKOSIES DEKA EKs(feminine gender: six hundred and sixteen) Gnosis on the other hand in the Ionic alphabet is equal to Chephren. But if we use the Boeotic alphabet where O just like in the modern Latin alphabet is equal to 60, then we have the number 523. This seems to
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6 days ago
MDaines
Hello once again, This time I renounce copying your long post but thank you for it nevertheless. My overall comment is that you are stating the case of Sumerian in academic terms, which is to be expected. You don't address my basic premise which is that the earliest texts were to be understood as monosyllabic, i.e. each symbol having inherent meaning and being translated independently within th
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6 days ago
MDaines
Atugablish writes “FYI: The oldest attested manuscript of SKL dates to the Ur III period (ca. 2100-2000BC), and begins at line 41 of the Old Babylonian composite text in etcsl: 1. nam-lugal an-ta ed3-da-ba 2. kiš.ki lugal-am3 3. kiš.ki-a giš-ur3-e 4. mu 600x3+60x6 i3-na 1. Kingship, in its coming down from heaven, 2. Kish was king. 3. In Kish Gushur 4. did 2160 years. No flood and
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6 days ago
MDaines
Thirdpal writes “My response, in my amateurish research (in other words, I don't have a PHD in linguistics) the snake represents the masculine, things solar, and also the immortal spirit.” Quite possibly. I have some thoughts on the snake as part of the Sumerian language – a horned serpent - but don’t see a good reason for that Ubaid female breast-feeding figurine having the snake head, or t
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6 days ago
MDaines
Thirdpal writes "Madeleine, an aho is born every minute. Let it roll off like water on a duck's back." Thanks, Thirdpal. You're right and it's not a big deal. On the contrary, an opportunity to express my own thoughts and to remember not to overreact to someone with that mindset - who writes that kind of stuff for whatever reason. I don't forget seeing Graham Hancock beating himself
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7 days ago
MDaines
Atugablish writes "A note about the use of capital letters in transliteration. In Assyriology capitals are used in two ways: 1) in Sumerian contexts to indicate that the pronunciation of a sign or compound of signs is not known, 2) in Akkadian contexts, a) to indicate an unknown pronunciation (as in Sumerian contexts), and b) the use of a Sumerian sign as a logogram (word sign) for an Ak
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7 days ago
MDaines
Fame at last! Jason Colavito who participated in the recent attack on Graham and his latest book, Before America: has spotted me, taken aim and fired! The opening lines of this hit piece are dedicated to one of his favourite topics, Ancient Aliens, unrelated to the title of the article. But then and only then, it’s my turn, sandwiched between Ancient Aliens and some obscure com
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8 days ago
MDaines
Mound Wonderer writes "I don’t know how to make sense of all the ancient languages that were described in this post." The subject of the discussion in this month's AoM slot is Sumerian, in some cases with reference to other languages in relation to it. For someone who has chosen a name apparently based on wordplay, your confusion is surprising.
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8 days ago
MDaines
Hidden Meanings: Part 3 THE CABAL Part 1 demonstrated the presence of an acrostic, a hidden coded message, in the section of THE STORY OF SUKURRU dedicated to the solstice period. The acrostic is visible thanks to the three vertical symbols beginning lines 224 to 226: In part 2, I looked more closely at the second symbols of the same three lines and discovered the speaking ass (see her sym
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8 days ago
MDaines
23. Ubaid
Hello Thunderbird, The ‘Ancient Origins’ link you posted highlights the fact that little to nothing is known about the Ubaid figurines. At the same time, it’s easy to discover on internet that the original site of NUN-KI, Eridu in the Sumerian King List, has certainly not been established beyond doubt. Until someone finds the lintel stone of the main gate with ‘Welcome to Whale City’ written acr
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9 days ago
MDaines
Thirdpal writes “The very fact that these two languages emerged at practically the same time seems significant. However, no one is going to accept that as proof that they are related. But, to me, significant. Of course, their symbols/letters are quite different. How do you blend "fish" with "stability"? Fish are not that stable, unless they are on the grill or a dinnerplate. O
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9 days ago
MDaines
Andrew writes; “I just thought having some astronomical detail might help the situation because of Sirius certainly, GT secondly, what an eye looks like according to astronomical imagery, and what some of those symbols you are playing with might also refer to.” You’re absolutely right, and I have all my time for this subject so no worries. There is still a lot of digging to be done. The obviou
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10 days ago
MDaines
Etymological dictionaries inform us that gnosis, the quest for truth and name of a philosophical mindset close to that of early Christianism, stems ultimately from a non-specific Proto-Indo-European (PIE) root 'gno-' meaning 'to know'. This would lead to Greek gignoskein: ‘to learn’, ‘to come to know’ while Latin gigno, a word too closely connected to be ignored, has meanings which include ‘to ge
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10 days ago
MDaines
Andrew writes “Looks like Doc took my post from AoM and brought it over here. Oh well...the point i was raising in that post was about mounds and triangles you have in your work, and what they may refer to. You have translations of what those mounds and triangles are, especially connected to other symbols meaning other words. It just depends on what can be offered to connect those symbols to actu
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11 days ago
MDaines
Andrew writes “I wonder, with some of the symbols and their meanings, whether there might be a connection to the arcs of the sun on the winter and summer solstices, where one will be quite large and the other quite small when compared to each other. With both imaginings, there are three main points to each arc: sunrise, midday, sunset. Of course, there is a fourth point with the sun at midnight,
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11 days ago
MDaines
Thanos writes “Sitchin did not "invent" the Anunnaki, which is the Akkadian name for the Anunna, and are referred to as the Annunaki in several texts. For example, the Enuma Elish. Hello Thanos, Thanks for coming by. You write “invent” in inverted commas. I didn’t use that word or intend to infer that he did invent them, but I understand that my phrase might be read that way. I was
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12 days ago
MDaines
Part 2 Part 3 is linked at the bottom of this page. Continuing on from the solstice-related acrostic found in the first symbol of lines 224 to 226 in THE STORY OF SUKURRU, below are the phonetic values of the first two symbols of those three lines: 224. SAL ANŠE … 225. SAL ŠAH … 226. SAL KA … This time, I looked at the second symbols of the three lines as a group meant to be
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