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The Maps of Antarctica. Excerpts from “Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings” Charles Hapgood performed a detailed analysis of this map. He worked with students. Charles Hapgood s classic book on ancient maps is back in print after 20 years. Hapgood produces concrete evidence of an advanced worldwide. MAPS OF THE ANCIENT SEA KINGS. by Charles Hapgood. Rare and ancient maps reveal a new history of mankind in Charles Hapgood’s classic – back in print.

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Return to Los Mapas de Piri Reis. He claimed some of the source maps were dated from the time of Alexander the Great.

Read for personal research – found this book’s contents helpful and inspiring – number rating relates to the book’s contribution to my needs. It takes some time to get to the “meat” of the theory that the title relates to, but this is not a sensationalistic book.

The degree of accuracy contained in the Piri Re’is map is extraordinary. May 23, Graham rated it it was amazing. Further they are all drawn from the same scale.

Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings by Charles Hapgood

The section of this map indicting Antarctica is shown below click image to enlarge. Antarctica without the icecap. First of all it demonstrates that sometime in the history of the earth, before at least the ‘s a sea faring people existed that could circumnavigate the globe and accurately survey its features. Excellent material, good reproductions of ancient maps. The reasons for such drawing methods have long been assumed to benefit the mariner.

The establishment of the first church in Britain in AD ElsevierNew York. If he were not already dead, I’d be sending the author a bill for my time wasted reading his vomitous abomination of pedantary and drivel. This book is referenced itself in many other modern scholarly works, it was fun to finally read it after hearing about it so much.

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That it would posit an advanced civilization in the accepted prehistory period, combined with the author’s other controversial theories for example, pole reversals guaranteed it low mainstream exposure. Also, even though this book contains a lot of cartographic and mathematical descriptions, it is still quite readable for the average person. I give this book 5 stars. Needless to say, as their findings could not be refuted by mainstream academia, their findings were simply ignored, given that they clashed with the established king of the academics.


Finally, this edition could have had better in color and sharper pictures of the maps. A survey of the Island of Atlantis.

The geological proof of the former existence of a large area of land above sea level on the Mid Atlantic Ridge. Comments Newsletter Contact News.

Who were these explorers of ancient times? One such map is the Oronteus Finaeus World Map of Aug 21, A.

There are maps made on silk from China around the 2 nd century BC. Some people are willing to die to print the truth. Charles Hapgood was a professor of the history of science who was looking for a topic to present to his students and chose the Piri Reis map, which is a map dating from which, among other features, shows parts of the coastline of Antarctica. 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.

This map was produced by the US Air Force. McIntosh Limited preview – 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.

He can not figure out the culture or civilization that charted them, though he suggests it could be Egypt. In Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings and The Path of the PoleHapgood proposed the hypothesis that the Earth’s axis has shifted numerous times during geological history. In this fascinating and provocative book Charles Hapgood uses ancient maps as evidence for the existence, many thousands of years ago, of an advanced worldwide civilisation.


It is amazing and very intriguing. Keep in mind that this projection method is different than those that you are used to seeing today. Refresh and try again. Yet is was mapped in ancient times, free of ice, with mountains and river valleys in locations now verified with technology that can see under the ice cap.

McIntosh [see my review], Hapgood makes a number of assumptions and, at times, disregards or distorts evidence in order to better make his case. An alternative translation of the Genesis text. 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.

The Mayans and Incas made maps of the territories they conquered. This point is contested by many people and is addressed later in the section on Antarctica. Hapgood analyzes this map in great detail but the one fact that makes it most notewort Hapgood’s “Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings” may be known mostly for publicizing the existence of what is commonly called the Piri Reis Map, but as the first word in the title suggests there are many ancient maps evidencing knowledge we once believed was discovered more recently.

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Amazing glimpse into lost knowledge. Retrieved 4 Anicent The reproductions in here are nice to have and there is plenty of information, but its pretty dry. If, however, you are part of the other I Read this book because I wanted a more scientific look at the anncient surrounding an ancient civilization, and Hapgood does provides this.

The Piri Re’is Map of Nov 25, Gregory rated it really liked it. Hapgood Snippet view – Retrieved from ” https: The Oronteus Finaeus Map of Antarctica.