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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Oct 27, Chris Marchan added it. Did the maps originate prior to this time? Hapgood produces concrete evidence of an advanced worldwide civilization existing many thousands of years before ancient Egypt.

Excerpts from “Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings “. Hapgood doesn’t go that far. He also presented a plethora of empirical evidence to back up these points. Want to Read saving….

Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings: Evidence of Advanced Civilization in the Ice Age

The date estimate as well as the notion the artifacts were made by some undiscovered culture was rejected by archeologists and paleontologists. Evidence of Advanced Civilization in the Ice Age.

He claimed some of the source maps were dated from the time of Alexander the Great.

The reasons for such drawing methods have long been assumed to benefit the mariner. This book is providing me with a lot more excellent information on Earth’s past even before the end of the last ice age. Add both to Cart Add both to List. 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.

Hapgood also looks into a variety of additional scientific evidence and reaches mape conclusion which was startling when he introduced the idea about 60 years ago: InHapgood published The Earth’s Shifting Crust which denied the existence of continental drift and included a foreword by Albert Einstein.


Still, what he really illustrates, and what this book shows, is that no one has ever taken this idea seriously and tried to advance it scientifically. Modern map of China. I don’t know where I got the impression that a book about ancient maps would have more story to tell, but I found myself slightly disappointed once I realized it would be anicent informative.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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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Amazing glimpse into lost knowledge. Feb 10, Matthew rated it liked it Shelves: Unfortunately, his Master’s degree is in Medieval History; I think the world would be a much happier place if he’d degreed in English or Writing. The main point of this book is that. While at Springfield College, a student’s question about the Lost Continent of Mu prompted a class project to investigate the lost continent of Atlantisleading Hapgood to investigate possible ways that massive earth changes could occur and exposing him to the literature of Hugh Auchincloss Brown.

They also knew a great deal of our planet before we did. Dec 10, Smith Jerrod rated it really liked it. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. A doubtful thesis, but intriguing possibilities make this book worth a glance.

I know, pretty vague. This is a section of an equidistant projection centered on Memphis Egypt. Despite the fact that I openly disagree with it, it’s still very thought provoking.

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This map was produced by the US Air Force. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. According to Charles Hapgood, the mapmakers responsible for the earliest maps must in some ways have been more technically advanced than sixteenth-century Europe and the ancient civilisations of Greece, Egypt and Babylonia. This method of drawing would also greatly benefit the map map maker as well. Atlantis beneath the Ice: The Chares were mapped thousands of years before Columbus.

The central premise of this book has two parts.


This is because these lines seem to correspond to the points of the compass, which also began to surface in Europe around the same time. Hapgood’s proposed hypothesis in the end is an interesting take on how things may have been able to be explained.

The advanced archaic worldwide civilization of the Shining Ones.

Hapgood concluded that these maps were made from more ancient maps from the various ancient archives around the world, now lost. I ordered the edition of this book that supposedly contains good quality copies of the maps, but I received the edition.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. See all customer images. He points out that if these maps are ten of thousands of years old, then perhaps they were made when the sea levels napgood lower.

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See and discover other items: One such mechanism for drawing these maps was the ” Eight Wind ” system. Feb 23, Meadow Frisbie rated it it was ok Recommended to Meadow by: Hapgood for making it into the ha If you have advanced degrees in cartography and trigonometry, as well as an unreasonably high tolerance for a monotonous, dry, professorial writing style, with no real story line, plot, theme or conclusion, then tje is definitely the book for you.

The knowledge of longitude suggests either a people, or a mechanism, that are currently unknown to us. The Path of the Pole. McIntosh [see my review], Hapgood makes a number of assumptions and, at times, disregards or distorts evidence in order to better make his case. Note that the numbers on the outside of the largest circle correspond with projection points on the map of Piri Re’is.