Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism & Nazi Survival (Revised)

Joscelyn Godwin (Author)
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Description

A scholarly treatment of catastrophes, ancient myths and Nazi Occult beliefs. Explored are the many tales of an ancient race said to have lived in the Arctic regions, such as Thule and Hyperborea. Progressing onward, the book looks at modern polar legends: including the survival of Hitler, German bases in Antarctica, UFOs, the hollow earth, and the hidden kingdoms of Agartha and Shambhala. Chapters include: Prologue in Hyperborea; The Golden Age; The Imperishable Sacred Land; The Northern Lights; The Arctic Homeland; The Aryan Myth; The Thule Society; The Black Order; The Hidden Lands; Agartha and the Polaires; Shambhala; The Hole at the Pole; Antarctica; Arcadia Regained; The Symbolic Pole; Polar and Solar Traditions; The Spiritual Pole; The Catastrophists; The Uniformitarians; Polar Wandering; more.

Product Details

Price: $18.95  $17.43
Publisher: Adventures Unlimited Press
Published Date: August 01, 1996
Pages: 260
Dimensions: 5.99 X 0.63 X 8.97 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language: English
Type: Paperback
ISBN: 9780932813350

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About the Author

Educated at Cambridge and Cornell, JOSCELYN GODWIN, Ph.D., is a professor of music at Colgate University and the author, editor, and translator of more than 30 books, including Athanasius Kircher's Theatre of the World. Known for his translations of the works of Fabre d'Olivet and Julius Evola as well as Francesco Colonna's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, he lives in Hamilton, New York.