Joscelyn Godwin. · Rating details · ratings · 16 reviews. A scholarly treatment of catastrophes, ancient myths and Nazi Occult beliefs. Explored are the. Arktos by Joscelyn Godwin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism and Nazi Survival. Joscelyn Godwin. London: Thames and Hudson. p, soft cover.
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Some scientists think so and priests and occultists have believed in polar shift for millennia, even back when the only pole they knew was the one the sky turns around.
Preview — Arktos by Joscelyn Godwin. A very interesting read, lots of references to Zoroastrian mysticism and the archetypes of a filed that requires more scholarly research.
Jun 29, Signor Mambrino rated it it was amazing. Godwin is not a believer but he does have a t A sweeping tour of many “polar” occult ideas, legends and pseudoscientific hypotheses and ramblings, from venerable Hindu sages to esoteric-minded Nazis, all of it very curious for the layman, if rather difficult to disentangle at times.
Truly bizarre character gallery – This includes the author, who seems to at least believe in parts of what he describes This is a scholarly, objective and insightful look at some of the most insane conspiracy theories and occult beliefs of the last few centuries.
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Return to Book Page. Joscelyn Godwin born 16 January at KelmscottOxfordshire, England is a composer, musicologistand translator, known for his work on ancient musicpaganism, and music in the occult.
Jul 14, Wickstrom rated it really liked it. Composer, musicologist and translator, known for his work on ancient music, joacelyn and music in the occult. Joscelyn Godwin brings a scholarly point-of-view to areas often left fodwin conspiracy theorists to feast upon.
Nutmidas rated it really liked it Sep 22, All in all, however, I recommend this as a starting point for deeper examination of the various topics.
Gyrus rated it really liked it Feb 13, Godwin’s style is very good, but you must have a thorough understanding of archetypal cultural myths in Northern Europe and the ancient Near East to grasp all subtleties in the context.
A point of criticism is that Godwin, perhaps confronted with the vast number of authors and theories he needed to cover, confuses the reader with referencing to chapters still far ahead in the book and in so doing leaves much needed nuances at the beginning unmentioned until far later.
Views Read Edit View history. A scholarly gem of occult history on par with Goodrick-Clarke’s book on occult Nazism. Christian rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jun 26, Nathaniel rated it really liked it. For the advanced reader, this really peaks the interest and produces amazing fuel for an actively-inquiring imagination: Retrieved from ” https: Have the Earth’s poles shifted?
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Arktos: The Polar Myth in Science, Symbolism & Nazi Survival
Jan 08, Bill Wallace rated it really liked it. Yet many of the worst offenders were pious, and believed themselves to be sincere Christians; some of them were even “mystics”.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Franz rated it it was ok May 08, Refresh and try again. This is a good place to start reading about weird nazi occult matters. Sep 25, Luke rated josce,yn it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. If you are used to the many layers of allegory in Blavatsky’s writings, you will most certainly find something familiar here: To ask other readers questions about Arktosplease sign up.
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Joscelyn Goodwin provides an intelligent and often wry overview that remains well within scholarly standards. Ancient musicPaganismOccult.
A sweeping tour of many “polar” occult ideas, legends and pseudoscientific hypotheses and ramblings, from venerable Hindu sages to esoteric-minded Nazis, all of it very curious for the layman, if rather difficult to disentangle at times. No trivia or quizzes yet.