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Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings

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The first hard evidence that advanced peoples preceded all the peoples now known to history. Ancient sea charts, passed on by the Minoans and Phoenicians, were collected and studied in the great library of Alexandria by geographers who worked there.

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Charles Hapgood's classic 1966 book on ancient maps is back in print after 20 years. Hapgood produces concrete evidence of an advanced world-wide civilization existing many thousands of years before ancient Egypt. He has found the evidence in many beautiful maps long known to scholars, the Piri Reis map that shows Antarctica, the Hadji Ahmed map, the Oronteus Finaeus and other amazing maps.

Hapgood concluded that these maps were made from more ancient maps from the various ancient archives around the world, now lost. Hapgood also concluded that the ancient mapmakers were in some ways much more advanced scientifically than 16th century Europe, the ancient civilizations of Greece, Egypt and Babylonia. Not only were these unknown people more advanced in map-making than any people prior to the 18th century, it appears they mapped all the continents. The Americas were mapped thousands of years before Columbus. Antarctica was mapped when its coasts were free of ice.

There is evidence that these people must have lived when the ice age had not yet ended in the Northern Hemisphere and when Alaska was still connected with Siberia by the Pleistocene, ice age "land bridge".

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"The idea of the simple linear development of society from the culture of the paleolithic (Old Stone Age) through the successive stages of the neolithic (New Stone Age), bronze, and iron ages must be given up. Today we find primitive cultures co-existing with advanced modern society on all the continents - the Bushmen of Australia, the Bushmen of South Africa, truly primitive peoples in South America, and in New Guinea; some tribal peoples in the United States.

We shall assume now that, some 20,000 years or more ago, while paleolithic peoples held out in Europe, more advanced cultures existed elsewhere on the earth, and that we have inherited a part of what they once possessed, passed down from people to people."

Author Hapgood, Charles H.
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 316 pp.
Publisher Adventures Unlimited Press 1996
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