Download The Ancient Texts of the Golden Rosicrucians. Volume I. Book by Michael Maier (Author), Magister Pianco (Author), Darcy PDF

By Michael Maier (Author), Magister Pianco (Author), Darcy Kuntz (Editor, Introduction)

Hardcover. eightvo. 192 pp. sure in purple linen with gilt titling to backbone and top board, emerald eco-friendly endpapers, bibliography. Sewn. version restricted to 50 leather-based and 2 hundred hand numbered fabric copies. all the fabric copies is signed and numbered via Darcy K?ntz and followed by means of his hand-drawn talismanic photograph at the dilemma web page. this can be the 1st quantity of the traditional Texts of the Golden Rosicrucians, and comprises Der Rosenkreuzer in seiner Bl?sse: or The Rosicrucian uncovered via Magister Pianco.Translated from the German by means of W.J. Songhurst; the Greek translated through Adam Forrest; and the Latin via John Michael Greer. e-book II is Themis Aurea: The legislation of the Fraternity of the Rosie move by means of Michael Maier. Newly revised into glossy English by means of Darcy K?ntz; the Greek translated by way of Adam Forrest; and the Latin by means of James Hume. Edited with an creation through Darcy K?ntz.

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Download The story of Greece by James Albert Harrison PDF

By James Albert Harrison

It is a pre-1923 ancient replica that used to be curated for caliber. caliber coverage used to be performed on every one of those books in an try to eliminate books with imperfections brought via the digitization method. even though we now have made most sensible efforts - the books can have occasional blunders that don't abate the interpreting adventure. We think this paintings is culturally vital and feature elected to convey the ebook again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the maintenance of published works world wide.

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Download The Jaguar Within: Shamanic Trance in Ancient Central and by Rebecca R. Stone PDF

By Rebecca R. Stone

Shamanism--the perform of coming into a trance kingdom to adventure visions of a fact past the standard and to achieve esoteric knowledge--has been a big a part of lifestyles for indigenous societies in the course of the Americas from prehistoric occasions until eventually the current. a lot has been written approximately shamanism in either scholarly and well known literature, yet few authors have associated it to a different major visible realm--art. during this pioneering learn, Rebecca R. Stone considers how deep familiarity with, and profound recognize for, the extra-ordinary visionary stories of shamanism profoundly affected the creative output of indigenous cultures in principal and South the US prior to the ecu invasions of the 16th century. utilizing ethnographic bills of shamanic trance reports, Stone defines a middle set of trance imaginative and prescient features, together with more suitable senses, ego dissolution, physically distortions, flying, spinning and undulating sensations, synaesthesia, and actual transformation from the human self into animal and different states of being. Stone then strains those visionary features in historical works of art from Costa Rica and Peru. She makes a resounding case that those works, in particular these of the Moche, depict shamans in a trance kingdom otherwise express the perceptual event of visions through developing intentionally chaotic and distorted conglomerations of partial, inverted, and incoherent photographs.

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Download The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume 6: The Fourth Century by D. M. Lewis, John Boardman, Simon Hornblower, M. Ostwald PDF

By D. M. Lewis, John Boardman, Simon Hornblower, M. Ostwald

Quantity VI of the hot version of The Cambridge historic historical past covers years that come with the increase of Macedon and the campaigns of Alexander the nice. the quantity treats the politics and economic climate not just of outdated Greece but additionally of the close to East and the western Mediterranean. It has sections at the persevered improvement of classical artwork and the formation of the philosophical colleges in Athens. This moment version, thoroughly replanned and rewritten, is a whole and trustworthy consultant to the advances in scholarship of the prior sixty-five years.

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Download Aurignacian Lithic Economy: Ecological Perspectives from by Brooke S. Blades PDF

By Brooke S. Blades

Drawing info from a vintage sector for Paleolithic examine in Europe, this booklet explores how early glossy people got lithic uncooked fabrics and analyzes the several usage styles for in the community on hand fabrics in comparison with these from a better distance. The writer locates those styles inside of an ecological context and argues that early glossy people chosen particular mobility ideas to accommodate alterations in subsistence environments.

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Download Ancient Civilizations by Dr. Brian Fagan;Chris Scarre PDF

By Dr. Brian Fagan;Chris Scarre

Ancient Civilizations deals a finished and simple account of the world’s first civilizations and the way they have been found, drawing on many avenues of inquiry together with archaeological excavations, surveys, laboratory paintings, hugely really good clinical investigations, and either ancient and ethnohistorical documents. This publication covers the earliest civilizations and the good powers within the close to East, relocating directly to the 1st Aegean civilizations, the Mediterranean international within the first millennium, Imperial Rome, northeast Africa, the divine kings in southeast Asia, and empires in East Asia, in addition to early states within the Americas and Andean civilization.

Ancient Civilizations features a variety of positive aspects to help scholar studying: a wealth of pictures, together with a number of new illustrations; function packing containers which extend on key websites, reveals and written resources; and an intensive consultant to additional analyzing. With new perceptions of the starting place and cave in of states, together with a evaluate of the problem of sustainability, this fourth version has been widely up to date within the mild of dazzling new discoveries and the most recent theoretical advances.

Examining the world’s pre-industrial civilizations from a multidisciplinary standpoint and delivering a comparative research of the sector which explores the connections among all civilizations all over the world, Scarre and Fagan, either confirmed experts on international prehistory, offer a beneficial advent to pre-industrial civilizations in all their really good variety.

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