In The Science of the Dogon, Laird Scranton demonstrated that the cosmological structure described in the myths and drawings of the Dogon runs parallel to. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon – The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Hieroglyphs (Paperback) / Author: Laird Scranton ; ; Ethnic or. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon has 35 ratings and 2 reviews. Sacred Symbols of the Dogon: The Key to Advanced Science in the Ancient Laird Scranton.
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Moreover, the Dogon priests seemed to retain a clear sense of the deepest meanings of their own symbols, which they were able to convey in modern terms to the French researchers. As an important side-benefit to the study of comparative cosmology, we evolve a growing list of well-defined symbolic shapes — symbols whose ultimate meanings we believe we firmly know based on the consensus opinion of several parallel cosmologies.
Laird Scranton is an independent software designer who became interested in Dogon mythology and symbolism in the early s. More books from this author: The study of ancient symbol and myth is often hampered by evidence which, for any given culture, may have become fragmented over time.
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Likewise, the ostensibly-unknown architectural form that Griaule reported in great detail is, in fact, quite familiar to large populations across both India and Asia.
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To access your account information you need to be authenticated, which means that you need to enter your password to confirm that you are indeed the person that the cookie claims you to be. This book was an eye opening understanding of how ancient cultures understood the same scientific and cosmological principles we have today about the world. Joshua rated it really liked it Nov 14, Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to sy,bols track of your browsing session.
When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Adrienne rated it it was ok Jul 28, In some instances, such as that of the Egyptian sun glyph, the shape is evoked within the cosmology in association with the very same meanings that are traditionally assigned to the Egyptian glyph — in the case of the sun glyph shape, the concept of the sun, a day, and a period of time.
The Dogon still make use of many of the same agricultural methods that were practiced in ancient Egypt. This title is temporarily out of stock, please check back soon.
Snarf rated it it was amazing Apr 13, Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love. This doesn’t mean laord anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication. So striking are the similarities between the cosmological myths of ancient cultures — and so thin the likely trail of transmission from one culture to another by conventional means — that Carl Jung was impelled to propose his famous theory of archetypes, postulating innate psychology as a credible way to explain their near-global appearance.
Foreword by John Anthony West. Highly recommended for anyone who has questioned the mainstream view of ancient civilization as scientifically primitive.
Sacred Symbols of the Dogon uses these parallels as the starting point for a new interpretation of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language.
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Jon rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Greg Reid rated it really liked it Jan 03, If what the author is positing is true then the ancient people of the land of Khem knew more than we give them credit for.
Open Preview See a Problem? I approached the topic starting with thirty well-defined shapes from Dogon cosmology and tried to apply their meanings to corresponding glyphs of ancient Egyptian words, substituting concepts for glyphs to produce a kind of ideographic sentence.