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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Further they are all drawn from the same scale.

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

Hapgood then creates an odd definition for the portolan maps. Excellent material, good reproductions of ancient maps. In this book, the author has studied the copies of ancient maps to which he comes to some fascinating conclusions that there were civilizations that dominated most of the world in the far, distant past and they were quite advanced but they had vanished.

Aug 31, Michelle Snyder rated it it was amazing. Hapgood produces concrete evidence of an advanced worldwide civilization existing many chzrles of years before ancient Egypt.

Maps of the ancient sea kings

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Also the lack of variance in scale may suggest that the understanding of these maps, and the mathematical principles behind them, was gapgood understood.


ElsevierNew York. The maps advance or change little for several centuries after the earliest maps. Note that the numbers on the outside of the largest circle correspond with projection points on the map of Piri Re’is.

Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings

Hapgood received a master’s degree from Harvard University in in medieval and modern History. Hapgood concluded that these maps were made from more ancient maps kinys the various ancient archives around the world, now lost.

Serpent in the Sky: It is interesting to note that the portolan maps that surfaced in the AD ‘s did so without any evidence of development.

Examine the later section on Antarctica for much more credible maps of it. Mar 25, Eli Shayotovich rated it liked it.

This is not a book to read and forget. Remnants of these civilizations lay underground and under water all over the face of the planet yet we still are being taught that all of these vast ruins “just happened”. These are covered in Mr.

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Hapgood concluded that these maps were made from more ancient maps from the various ancient archives around the world, now lost. Location of the Garden of Eden – Southern Lebanon. Modern map of China. Given that the author of this map himself claimed to have based this map, not on his own surveying skills, but rather on ancient maps going back to the ‘s and earlier, serious questions about the development of navigation as we currently understand it.


Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings by Charles Hapgood

One of the most startling features of the ancient maps is that it appears that Antarctica is partly free of ice. Magicians of the Gods: About the Author Charles Hapgood was a writer and researcher. Professor Hapgood did pioneering research on the lost map of Piri Reis. 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.

Casual readers will definitely be turned off by this book- unless their choice of ‘casual’ reading involves history textbooks. He used this to propose that a 15 off pole shift occurred around 9, BCE approx. Ancient history through maps.

The maps can’t be older than BC, because the Black Sea is illustrated accurately. Maps of the Ancient Sea Kings: