By Godfrey Higgins
Anacalypsis is the identify of a long two-volume treatise written by way of non secular historian Godfrey Higgins in 1833. The booklet is densely written, in language that during areas seems cryptic. It has hidden layers of that means, it searches for the common beginnings of faith, and took two decades to accomplish. This booklet is obtainable at a fragment of the price of the Print model.
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12 Months . 30 Degrees 1 Month . 30 Days 1 Sign 60 Hours I Day . 60 Hours . I Degree . . 1 Hour . 60 Minutes 1 Hour . 60 Minutes 60 Seconds. 1 Minute . 60 Seconds . . 1 Minute . . 29 . About the time this was going on, it would be found that the Moon made thirteen lunations in a year, of twentyeight days each, instead of twelve only of thirty : from this they would get their Lunar year much nearer the truth than their Solar one . They would have thirteen months of four weeks each . They would also soon discover that the planetary bodies were seven ; and after they had become versed in the science of astrology, they allotted one to each of the days of the week ; a practice which we know prevailed over the whole of the Old World .
Oir. Pieth-Bhog. COIL Luis . Main . Nuin. Fearn . Eadha. Jodha. Uath. 50 . The Shin, Shin, and Sigma, I have substituted for the Sin, Samech, and Xi, which are in the Bishop's table, and which is evidently a mistake, the Greek X . being one of the new, and not one of the Cadmean or ancient Greek letters . This mistake is a most' fortunate circumstance, because it proves that the Bishop did not know the principle of these alphabets which I have been explaining, and therefore cannot be suspected of having made his original letters to suit it .
3 Morrison's Chinese Dict . p . 299 . 8 Preliminary Observations . Chapter I the letters on the oldest Greek and Etruscan coins . The old Runes were inscribed on sticks or staves of wood, cut or shaved so as to expose three plain surfaces, and on these the right-lined letters were engraved with a stylus . These are what are alluded to by Aulus Gellius,' when he states the laws of Solon to have been engraved axibus ligneis, which have been mistranslated table or board. These two Latin words will bear no such construction!