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Origin Of Architectural Design Or The Archaeology Of Astronomy | by Lee H. McCoy



In our study it was necessary that we delve very deeply into a varied field of knowledge, especially in the departments of Archeology, Religion, Mythology, Astronomy and a great many other branches of learning, and in so doing had recourse to a of valuable works which we are pleased to mention here as grateful return for the aid derived. G. Mas-pero's works on Egypt, especially his latest history of that country, in thirteen volumes, have been of invaluable service in the study of the Number Egyptological side of the question, for, we consider his view of the ancient Egyptian closely sympathetic with the life and career of that great nation of antiquity. He displays keen perception of the minutia of their every day life and we believe that their own historian could scarcely set forth a more intimate exposition of their history.

TitleOrigin Of Architectural Design Or The Archaeology Of Astronomy
AuthorLee H. McCoy
PublisherThe Antiquarian Publishing Co.
Year1912
Copyright1912, The Antiquarian Publishing Co.
AmazonOrigin Of Architectural Design Or The Archaeology Of Astronomy

And all the signs through which Night whirls her car, From belted Orion back to Orion and his dauntless hound, And all Poseidon's, all high Zeus's stars, Bear on their beams true messages to man.

- Poste's Translation of Aratos.

Lee H. McCoy.
-Introduction
In this thesis we attempt to establish the truth in re several much discussed subjects. Man as man is a very interesting study, and we can trace his history only by the monuments he has left behind hi...
-Chapter One. The Nomenclature Of The Heavens
The heavens declare the glory of God.-- (Psalms xix:1). The Allegorical Nomenclature of the Heavens has existed from time immemorial, and constitutes a very interesting feature in the study of Ast...
-The Nomenclature Of The Heavens. Continued
The Egyptian Conception of the heavens was certainly one of wondrous beauty, judging by what we detect of it in her symbolism, for we find that this symbolism was derived almost entirely from the star...
-Chapter Two. The Origin Of Architectural Design In Central America And Peru
The ancient cities of the Central American countries and Peru have divulged architectural designing and sculpture in which we observe a remarkable number of symbolic forms which have evidently been de...
-The Origin Of Architectural Design In Central America And Peru. Continued
There have been many among the learned men of the age who have advanced a belief in the more material value underlying the arrangement of the stars than has been commonly accepted in our present alleg...
-Chapter Three. The Celestial Sphinx
We choose the celestial Sphinx for our first discussion, because in our opin-ion, that group among the stars oc-cupies a position of greatest value in the arrangement of the heavens, and apparently sy...
-The Celestial Sphinx. Part 2
We believe this figure to be identical with the birds of different kinds which the early American races associated with creation, and the different forms of The Thunder Bird In Particular. In fact, a...
-The Celestial Sphinx. Part 3
In the light of our theory as to the Starry Sphinx being a symbol designating the true abode of Deity, it also follows, necessarily, that this same location Is The Future Home Of The Soul To which the...
-The Celestial Sphinx. Part 4
It, with the larger of the Pyramids, Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus stands upon a plateau, near the river Nile and immediately above the Delta. They are in convenient proximity to each other, and but ...
-Chapter Four. The Starry Pyramid
The Great Pyramid of Cheops at Cairo, Egypt, stands upon a plateau near the banks of the Nile, within an easy drive from the city. Its massiveness and mystery have successfully baffled the multitudes ...
-The Starry Pyramid. Continued
The Pyramids are popularly believed to have been constructed as a tomb for Royalty, and located in the midst of cemeteries, as a rule. Mummies of the dead have been found in some of them, while those ...
-Chapter Five. The Origin Of The Pyramid
Since We know that Royalty only was honored by interment in the Pyramids of Egypt, and that this Royalty was supposed to be de-scended from the god Osiris, such facts will constitute very considerable...
-The Origin Of The Pyramid. Continued
The Zodiacal constellation Taurus, or the Bull, that immediately adjoins Orion upon the north and west, is represented as the forequarters of a Bull apparently climbing out of the water. The region im...
-The Tree In Taurus
The Tree in Taurus is quite well marked and is an easily discernible naked-eye object. It has a very conspicuous place in the religious belief of the nations of antiquity. Considerable traces of it ar...
-Osiris
The fact that the Egyptian religion made Osiris a personage who was said to have suffered, died and been made ruler over the departed, cannot but lend an added beauty to our theory that Orion is but a...
-Osiris. Continued
It is a fact also that the starry pyramid is seen in conjunction with this cross. Many examples of a like form are seen in the Americas. A close study of the political divisions of the kingdom of the ...
-Chapter Six. The Starry Isis And Other Attendant Figures Emblematic
Isis And her brother-husband, Osiris, were the central figures of Egyptian religious belief, and it is from this couple that their Royalty were sup-posed to be descended. Due to the treachery of anoth...
-The Starry Isis And Other Attendant Figures Emblematic. Part 2
This starry emblem of Isis has been considered both in conjunction with and separate from the great beast adjoining, which lies immediately underneath the pole of the heavens. Such is, apparently, the...
-The Starry Isis And Other Attendant Figures Emblematic. Part 3
The Egyptian has seen the winged human figures near Perseus as the paws of these great beasts and may have derived his Sphinx from the figure as a whole. Yet, for the present, we will divide honors wi...
-The Starry Isis And Other Attendant Figures Emblematic. Part 4
The object, in its entirety, is a veritable diadem of the gods with an emblematic memento of each embodied therein. The head of Serpens, which adjoins Corona Borealis, has undoubtedly originated the ...
-The Starry Isis And Other Attendant Figures Emblematic. Part 5
Adjoining the constellation Argo Navis on the north, we find the group Monoceros, which is represented upon our star charts by the figure of a horse with a horn protruding from its forehead. Now the r...
-The Starry Isis And Other Attendant Figures Emblematic. Part 6
This object is not without its significance in regard to The Piercing Of His Breast In the crucifixion, since we find it located upon what would be one side of His breast. The arm that points off towa...
-The Starry Isis And Other Attendant Figures Emblematic. Part 7
The early peoples then filled the heavens with rivers, valleys, forests, gods, animals of different kinds, or with conditions similar to those existing upon the earth. They endeavored to learn therefr...
-Chapter Seven. The Abode Of Evil
That Portion of the Zodiacal belt lying between the constellations Aquarius and Virgo contains sym-bolic objects, not only of creation, but also of death and judgment. This is due to the fact that suc...
-The Abode Of Evil. Part 2
Not only is the W judgment emblem in this group, but also the twin stars, the minute triangle, and a rounded line of stars which, as a duplicate of the nose of Andromeda, is not without its signific...
-The Abode Of Evil. Part 3
It is not strange then, that Osiris was represented as Sitting In Judgment Over the dead in this locality, since we detect so many of their judgment emblems between Aquarius and Cepheus. The Court of...
-The Abode Of Evil. Part 4
We would emphasize the fact that the majority of the symbolic figures with which we deal are so vividly real and clear in regard to their identity, that there can be no doubt whatever as to their valu...
-The Abode Of Evil. Part 5
The Bottomless Pit chamber outlined in Aquarius is quite well marked, and really suggests such a place as the Subterranean Chamber of the Great Pyramid, for the wavy line of stars at the southern e...
-Chapter Eight. Egyptian Symbolism Of The Moon
O ye delicious fables! where the wave And woods were peopled, and the air, with things So lovely! why, ah! why has science grave Scattered afar your sweet imaginings? - Barry Cornwall. The Egyptian d...
-Egyptian Symbolism Of The Moon. Part 2
Actual Contour. The Lady In The Moon. The Moon as the ruler not only of Night, but also of the Realm of Death, the Sun as the ruler of Day and the Realm of Life, would be a very simple conceptio...
-Egyptian Symbolism Of The Moon. Part 3
Summarizing, we would state that the value most apparent as attached to these Moon figures, is that of portraying a picture which is but a page from the Edenic story; for do we not see here, a woman's...









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