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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Oedipus and Akhnaton: Myth and History by Immanuel Velikovsky | LibraryThing

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Australian Catholic University Library. CD Audiobook 0 editions. By Books Alone Published: I was expecting Velikovsky to have connected Akhnaton to Oedipus only through his marriage to his mother Tiy Jocastabut he has explanations for all the characters in the Oedipus plays: He writes for the lay reader but he is far from condescening.


Want to Read saving…. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He began with a controversial book called “Worlds in Collision” positing that the current set of Planets in our solar system has had a number of collisions and near collisions.

The horrible detail of Oedipus putting out his own eyes may have a strange parallel to Akhnaton supposedly causing his father’s name to be chiseled off some inscriptions, and also that the priests under King Ay caused the name of Akhnaton to be chiseled off of most of their occurrences in Egypt.


Login to add to list. Amazon Kindle 0 editions. Sep 02, George Kaposi rated it it was amazing. Oedipus and Akhnaton By Velikovsky, Immanuel.

They are woven together and narrated in great storytelling that make this a very enjoyable read whether or not these characters have fascinated you before. Ages in Chaos 2 Members. Dust jacket shows edge wear. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It will be for scholars and Egyptologists to explore Velikovsky’s thesis. He also uses his favored technique of clarifying shadowy areas in each story using elements from the parallel story and from archaeology. I was fascinated by this book and whether it is true or not is irrelevant because it makes you reexamine what you think you know about history. Mar 10, Joy rated it really liked it.

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The apparent discrepancy in chronology is incorrect. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Apr 03, Orgon Solo rated it really liked it. DinadansFriend Jan 8, Immanuel Velikovsky is probably the patriarch of 20th century pseudoscientists. A clean and solid copy with no inner markings. Not exactly the thread I was looking for see Worlds in Collision but interesting enough.

These 4 locations in All: Nonetheless, his books often sold well and gained an enthusiastic support in lay circles, often fuelled by claims of unfair treatment for Velikovsky by orthodox academia.


Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included. I do not fully subscribe to all is ideas on this but I do think he has hit upon something substantial. Ian McKelvie Bookseller Edition: Katherine Giles rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Velikovsky does some rather ocnvincing speculation that the Egyptian Pharoah Akenhaton the one who went crazy and changed age old traditions of religion and art was the real world inspiration for the Greek character Oedipus.

In general, Velikovsky’s theories have been vigorously rejected or ignored by the academic community.

Five star seller – Buy with confidence! The revised chronology aimed at explaining the so-called “dark age” of the eastern Mediterranean ca.

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Log-in or create an account first! Small akhmaton in dust jacket which is now in protective mylar.