Ancient Signs Traben-Trarbach, Germany Live Cam

Welcome to LexiLine - A Renaissance in Learning


| HOME | Ancient Signs (book) | Lexiline Forum | LexiLine Journal | Stars Stones and Scholars (book) | Ancient World Blog |
| Lingwhizt | Archaeology Websearch Blog | Ancient Egypt Weblog | Archaeology Travel Photos | Megalithic Sites of the World | LawPundit (Evidence etc.) |





Search LexiLine
LexiLine Home Page - LexiLine : History of Civilization - LexiLine Quick Index
Donate to LexiLine

| Quick Index of LexiLine.com |
Google


WWW LEXILINE.COM

Ancient Signs

Ancient Signs

The Alphabet & the Origins of Writing


My new print & ebook
shows that modern alphabets are based on ancient alphabets rooted in syllabic scripts of the ancient world (Sumer, Egypt, Iran, Anatolia, Crete, Cyprus)






andis kaulins avebury
AVEBURY 7 HYDRA STONE
Hydra - See the figure inside?


Steve Burdic LexiLine? Logo Phaistos Page
LexiLine - A Renaissance in Learning



The Steve Burdic
Phaistos Page
An astronomical interpretation


This astronomical interpretation of the REASON for the mathematical problem
in the Phaistos Disk was sent to Andis Kaulins on 02.10.98  for publication by
Steve Burdic who wrote as follows:


 



"This the fourth explanation of the meaning of the disk that I have come across (the parallel line conundrum). I feel they all have some truth to them
(except for the one in Russian that I can't read)."

"My current fantasy is examining the pattern of shadows that are thrown by the sun at the extremes of its cycle on the solstices. Your explanation gave a diagram of the whole cycle, complete for corrections due to latitude."


 



"If one places a pole in the ground and marks the extremes of the shadows in a years time, an X is formed when the winter solstice sunrise (wsr) shadow is connected with the summer solstice sunset (sss)shadow and the summer solstice sunrise (ssr) shadow is connected with the winter solstice sunset (wss) shadow. The winter solstice sunrise and sunset points on the horizon form a parallel line south of the east/west line (the equinox) and the summer solstice sunrise and sunset points form a line north of the east/west line."


"Since this is hard to picture in words, I will refer to your diagram.
The parallel lines B, C and D refer to the summer solstice, equinox
and winter solstice lines respectively."


"The angle formed from the center of the circle out to a point on the outside parallel lines (B and C) marked by line f and g is the X shaped figure you get when connecting the wsr to the sss and ssr to the wss. That angle is dependent on the latitude. The closer you get to the equator, the smaller the angle-Egypt is 46 deg. The farther north you go the larger the angle. Jefferson City, MO is 60 deg., Stonehenge is 100 deg. As with your diagram, we are measuring azimuth. Take your compass in Jefferson City and look at the Summer Solstice sunrise. It happens at 60 deg. east of north (30 deg north of east). As the sun goes south in the winter, the Solstice sunrise standstill is at 120 deg. (30 deg. south of east)."


"The sunsets follow the same pattern-winter solstice sunset at 240 deg. (30 deg. south of west) and the summer solstice sunset
at 300 deg (30 degrees north of west)."


"One interesting phenomenon is the decision of where your observation point is.
Any point along the X from the ends of the X to the center works just as well in
observing the actual sunrise/sunset. This means that distant points can be
incorporated into a system of observer and observed points along the landscape.
Since the landscape offers a multiplicity of observation points in many locations,
a series of X's can be imagined across the landscape. The effect of this pattern
results in the generation of X' and diamond shapes:"

XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
XXXXXXXXXXXXXX
"This pattern is found in decorations all over the globe (indian sun wheel, mandalas, stonehenge etc.) I believe this pattern of observation is old enough to enter the genetic memory of our species and has been partly responsible for the development of our cognitive abilities. It works on a global scale since the lines are not taken to an infinite length. I believe this reasoning power was enough to determine the roundness of the earth and its circumference, hence the distance to the sun etc. In Missouri we have indian mounds that mark the observation/observed points along the length of the Missouri River. Many Mississippian era towns are laid out on similar patterns including Cahokia, a city of 30,000 people in 900 AD."
"I have to think that part of the message you uncovered
relates to the cycle of the sun over the year.
The other descriptions that I have read are directly calendrical
referencing the days of the year, venus cycles etc.
and the Isis, Osiris, Horus, Set story
(also calendrical [seasonal] in some aspects)."


I sign with an,

X


Steve writes further:

"I am working on the idea that latitude can be determined by the angle of the X.
Your explanation of the meaning of the disk has really got me thinking about
issues like the shape of the universe (do the parallel lines extended to
"infinity" make a neat half turn and return from the opposite direction,
connecting to their opposite pair like a moebus strip). Seen from the side
would it appear that the lines converge or cross when they only are
twisting. This raises all kinds of interesting questions about imaginary
points, lines, planes and solids. Since they are the basis of geometry (and
magic) what is the possibility of communication with words? Maybe all we
ever had was body language (where does this leave us with email?)"

As above, so below.

X





 

| Quick Index of LexiLine.com |
Donate to the ISandIS Network
of blogs and websites
to help sustain our research and writing.


Thank you.




andis kaulins carnac
CARNAC, FRANCE
Count all those stones?


kaulins england
Studying Ancient Britain
in the Cotswolds in 2000

Deciphering megalithic sites



LexiLine.com History of Civilization
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy - Impressum

This page was last updated on January 5, 2013

Our suggested LexiLine.com Website Image for Pinterest
and/or similar portals now and in the future.


LexiLine Dot Com Image for Pinterest

The owner and webmaster of LexiLine.com is Andis Kaulins
B.A. University of Nebraska; J.D. Stanford University Law School
Former Lecturer in Anglo-American Law, FFA, Trier Law School
Alumnus Associate of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, NYC

All materials presented on LexiLine.com are for information only.
No other relationship under the law is established to the user.
No warranties are made regarding the truth or accuracy of postings.
We disclaim any and all liability for the consequences of links
to third party websites or reliance on information there presented.

Legal Notice of Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials:
Copyrighted materials on Megaliths.net are posted under the "fair use" exception
as granted by Title 17 U.S.C. [United States Code] Section 107.




Key search words for LexiLine are: Aegean, Akkad, Anatolia, ancient, ancient astronomy, ancient Britain, ancient Europe, Ancient Greece, ancient languages, ancient Near East, ancient signs, ancient world, anthropology, archaeology, archaeoastronomy, art history, artefacts, artifacts, astronomy, barrows, Biblical Studies, cairns, cave paintings, celestial, civilization, Crete, cultural astronomy, Cyprus, decipherment, dolmens, Egyptology, Elam, Fertile Crescent, geodetics, heavens, hieroglyphs, history of art, history of astronomy, history of civilization, history of mankind, history of science, history of technology, history of Western Civilization, land survey, languages, linguistics, logograms, Luvian, Luwian, megaliths, megalithic, Minoan,  Mycenae, Neolithic, Neolithic art, Oriental Studies, origins, origins of writing, Phaistos, pictographs, planisphere, prehistoric, prehistoric art, Pyramids, rock art, rock drawings, standing stones, stars, stellar constellations, stone circles, stone rings, Stone Age, stone rows, Sumer, surveyors, tumuli, Andis, Andis Kaulins, Kaulins.



Our Websites and Blogs: 99 is not 100 Aabecis AK Photo Blog Ancient Egypt Weblog Ancient World Blog AndisKaulins.com Andis Kaulins Blog Archaeology Travel Photos blog Archaeology Travel Photos Flickr Archaeology Websearch Archaeo Pundit Arts and Sciences Journal Arts Pundit Astrology and Birth Baltic Coachman Bible Pundit Biotechnology Pundit Bloggers Pundit Book Pundit Chronology of the Ancient World Computer Pundit DVD Pundit EarnATon Easter Island Script Echolat edu.edu Einstein’s Voice Energy Environment and Climate Blog Etruscan Bronze Liver of Piacenza EU Laws EU Legal EU Pundit FaceBook Pundit Gadget Pundit Garden Pundit getCITED Golf Pundit Google Pundit Gourmet Pundit Hand Proof House Pundit Human Migrations Idea Pundit Illyrian Language Indus Valley Script Infinity One: The Secret of the First Disk Isandis Isandis Net Jostandis Journal Pundit Kaulins Genealogy Blog Kaulinsium Kiel & Kieler Latvian Blog LawPundit.com LawPundit (domain) Law Pundit (Blogspot) LearnATon LexiLine.com LexiLine Group Lexiline Journal Library Pundit Life’s Laws and Rules Lingwhizt LinkedIn Literary Pundit Magnifichess Make it Music Maps and Cartography Megalithic Wiki at Wikia.com Megalithic World Megaliths blog Megaliths.net Minoan Culture Mutatis Mutandis Nanotech Pundit Nostratic Languages Official Pundit Phaistos Disc Pharaonic Hieroglyphs Photo Blog of the World Prehistoric Art Pundit Private Wealth Blog PunditMania Quanticalian Quick to Travel Quill Pundit Road Pundit Shelfari SlideShare Sport Pundit Star Pundit Stars Stones and Scholars (blog) Stars Stones and Scholars (book) Stonehenge Pundit The Enchanted Glass Twitter Pundit UbiquitousPundit Vision of Change VoicePundit WatchPundit Wine Pundit Word Pundit xistmz YahooPundit zistmz