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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Sep 02, George Kaposi rated it it was amazing. Author Velikovsky, Immanuel, This study carried me into the larger field of Egyptian history and to the concept of Ages in Chaos – a reconstruction of twelve hundred years of ancient history, twelve years of toil.


James F rated it did not like it Feb 04, Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The revised chronology aimed at explaining the so-called “dark age” of the eastern Mediterranean ca. But oevipus I read through the pages a whole other story unveiled itself.


Moderate crushing at spine ends. For all those who’ve wondered about the development of earth, history of mankind, traditions, religions, mythology or just the world as it is today, this book is an enduring must-read. Fine in very slightly rubbed dust-jacket.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Was Oedipus, the parricide who sired children by his mother, a product of the subconscious mind as Freud thought? Lists What are lists? Part of the claim is that Thebes in Greece took its name from the older Thebes in Egypt. Silent Way Books Published: Stated first edition at copyright; at title page.

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Velikovsky connects the events recounted in the Oedipus cycle with those of the Egyptian King Akhnaton, considered the first monotheist, father of King Tutankhamen. Doubleday And Compay, Very Good – Used.

Get to Know Us. Velikovzky this book Immanuel Velikovsky first presented the results of his decade of interdisciplinary research, founded modern catastrophism – based on eyewitness reports by our ancestors i. Covers show minor shelf wear with a small puncture hole on front.


Velikovsky asks why the Immanul legend has a sphinx outside the city of Thebes, when the sphinx is not a part of Greek mythology. Hardcover lacking the Dust Jacket.

Oedipus & Akhnaton: Myth & History

Robin Berry rated it really liked it Aug 01, In general, Velikovsky’s theories have been vigorously rejected or ignored by the academic community. The present short book tells his story and that of the tragic events at the end of the Eighteenth Dynasty. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Greg rated it it was amazing Aug 13, A fine copy in dust wrapper. Start reading Oedipus and Akhnaton: Some mild foxing to text block edges.

The key facets of the myth- the exiled prince who returns to his native land not even Velikovsky admits to slay his father but to marry his mother, and who brought destruction thereby upon his native land and was sent forth discredited — can be made, with a bit of pushing and pulling, to apply to the similar story of Akhnaton.

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