Oedipus & Akhnaton has 86 ratings and 7 reviews. Joy said: This is a more speculative book, as Velikovsky says himself. He notes that the myth of Oedipus. Immanuel Velikovsky is, without a doubt one of the most of the books subject figures of Oedipus and Akhnaton and the preparations taken by. Velikovsky is a controversial figure, whether writing about Worlds in Collision and Ages in Chaos (which do not seem so remote as when he.

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Fiammetta rated it it was amazing Oct 02, London, Book Club Edition.

Velikovsky is not so much the first of the new catastrophists. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. At front panel, parital facial relic of woman; at back panel, Velikovsky stands in museum with artifacts in b.

Oedipus and Akhnaton: myth and history – Immanuel Velikovsky – Google Books

We never stop learning and that’s what I like about Velikovsky. Velikovsky connects the events recounted in the Oedipus cycle with those of the Egyptian King Akhnaton, considered the first monotheist, father of King Tutankhamen.

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He constructs the story like a detective novel, putting pieces of clues together to form the whole puzzle and he makes an incredibly exciting job of it.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Velikovsky,who was truly an “original” the like of which only passes this way once, proves to the reader that the ancient Greek myth of Oedipus was actually based on the true life story of Akhnaton ,the pharoah who is evlikovsky as the first monotheist.


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Share your thoughts with other customers. Front boards depicts coiled cobra in gold. One gets a sense of the religious conflicts during the time of the 18th Dynasty and the incestuous practices of the ruling families.

This is a more speculative book, as Velikovsky says himself. Katherine Giles rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Egyptologists tend to ignore that they can not explain and the Amarna period is not without may challenges.

Oedipus and Akhnaton

Here, he makes a case for Akhnaton being veliikovsky mythological Oedipus. He also uses his favored technique of clarifying shadowy areas in each story using elements from the parallel story and from archaeology. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Mild tanning across surfaces and small sticker to rear.

Oedipus & Akhnaton: Myth & History

Myth and History Velikovsky, Immanuel Doubleday. Covers show minor shelf wear with a small puncture hole on front.


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He notes that the myth of Oedipus, today known from Greek authors, contains cultural elements that are not Greek. That is narrow and velikovskh. James F rated it did not like it Feb 04, Was a gift for my husband, but he didn’t really find the book interesting.

Above all, it was a very good book that casts a light on many, many coincidences between the legend and the Heretic Pharaoh. These 3 akhnwton in New South Wales: This was published in and yet, it velikoveky still relevant and useful today, some 50 years later. The book supports its theory with numerous footnotes and, upon finishing reading the book, one comes away with a feeling that Velikovsky may just be correct in many of his assumptions.

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