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The secrets and techniques of history’s such a lot enduring secret are ultimately printed in The misplaced Empire of Atlantis. via impeccable study and clever hypothesis, Gavin Menzies, the New York Times bestselling writer of 1421, uncovers the reality in the back of the mysterious “lost” urban of Atlantis—making the startling declare that the “Atlanteans” stumbled on the United States 4,000 years in the past and governed an unlimited Mediterranean empire that was once violently destroyed in 1,500 BC. fail to remember every thing you’ve ever considered the Atlantis legend—Gavin Menzies will make you a believer!
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Concepcion Martin et al. ‘The Bronze Age of los angeles Mancha’ JSTOR 14. W. Sheppard Baird, 2007 (www. minoanatlantis. com) 15. Edward Wright, within the Dover Boat, ed. Peter Clarke, English background, 2004, p. 261 sixteen. Barry Cunliffe, the intense Voyage of Pytheas the Greek – the fellow Who came across Britain, Walker & corporation, 2002 17. Pliny XXXIV, forty seven, Harvard Classics 18. In Keilschrifttexte aus Assur verschiedenen inhalts 1920, no. ninety two, trans. Professor Waddell 19. A. Sayce, The Religions of historical Egypt and Babylon, 1902, p. three. venture Gutenberg (www. gutenberg. org/ebooks/35856) 20. Cyrus Gordon, prior to Columbus; hyperlinks among the previous international and old the United States, Crown Publishers, 1971, p. eighty one 21. R. F. Tylecote, The Prehistory of Metallurgy within the British Isles, Institute of Metals, 1986 22. Schlosser, W. (2002), ‘Sur astronomischen Deutung der Himmelsschiebe von Nebra’, Archaölogic in Saschsen-Anhalt 1/02: 21–30. //E. and C-H Pernicka, ‘Naturwissenschaftliche Untersuchungen an den Funden von Nebra’, Archaölogic in Saschsen-Anhalt 1/02: 24–29 23. Theophrastus of Eresus, On climate symptoms, Brill, 2006 pp. 29, forty three booklet IV interpreting THE HEAVENS bankruptcy 26 SEEING THE SKIES IN STONE . . . a trip once more to Egypt: the majestic and ambitious Minoan best friend, and a cultural lynchpin of the period. Egypt used to be my subsequent logical step in following the path of historical wisdom world wide. the reason is, the oldest stone circle at the globe lies at the higher Nile. The stone circle at Nabta used to be all started within the fifth millennium BC. I sensed that as privileged visitors in Egypt, the Minoans could good were in a position to learn the Nabta web site. I knew little approximately Europe’s oldest astronomical observatory at Gosek, 2 hundred miles (322 kilometres) up the Elbe, and the Nebra Disk chanced on so on the subject of it. Neither may perhaps I depend on written study, or a lot within the manner of professional support: Gosek has been little studied. yet Gosek and the Nebra Disk pushing me in the direction of an answer that used to be seen adequate to be staring me within the face. A development was once rising. at any place the Minoans had travelled, a stone or wood circle turns out to have seemed. used to be this concept too inconceivable? i made a decision to keep on with my instincts and study the oldest stone circle on this planet, to discover the reality. i'm confident that the Minoans’ force to commute was once supported by way of their miraculous take hold of of navigation. yet to navigate you would like trustworthy calculations concerning the stars – and that details must relate for your particular position at the globe. How did they receive such info? Like many others, I strongly suspected that stone circles have been equipped for astronomical in addition to ceremonial reasons and they have been used for much greater than predicting the seasons. i used to be confident that the Minoans had to construct at the astronomical and navigational wisdom that they had already won from Babylon. the one approach they can do this was once to create their very own observatories via construction, or maybe adapting, appropriate buildings. Stone circles. on the fringe of the Western barren region, 500 miles (800 kilometres) south of Cairo, close to the border among sleek Egypt and Sudan, lies the flat, arid mattress of an old dried-up lake.