By Joscelyn Godwin
Arktos is the 1st e-book ever written at the archetype of the Poles: celestial and terrestrial, North and South. This engrossing and infrequently hair-raising voyage via cosmology, occultism and conspiracy concept results in startling revelations concerning the secrets and techniques of the Poles. the writer investigates legends of a Golden Age, which a few declare resulted in a prehistoric disaster, a shift within the earth's axis. this is often tested within the mild of the newest geological theories, as are predictions of a coming pole-shift. The perennial fascination of those rules is proven to join a "polar tradition" of hidden knowledge. there are lots of recorded stories of an old race acknowledged to have lived within the Arctic areas, which later unfold during the Northern Hemisphere. This supposedly "Aryan Race" entered the pantheon of Nazi Germany, with dreadful effects. the writer examines the origins of contemporary neo-Nazi ideology, its "polar" idea, and its hyperlinks with different arcana, together with the survival of Hitler, German bases in Antarctica, UFOS, the hole Earth, and the hidden kingdoms of Agartha and Shambhala. besides the fact that, "Arktos" differs from such a lot writings on those topics in its accountable and scholarly therapy, and its broad use of foreign-language assets. Born in England, Joscelyn Godwin teaches at Colgate college, long island kingdom. His many guides comprise "Athanasius Kircher" (1979), "Robert Fludd" (1979), "Mystery Religions within the historical World" (1982) and "Harmonies of Heaven and Earth" (1988), all on hand from Thames and Hudson.
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