Pale Ink has 2 ratings and 2 reviews. Donald said: Henriette Mertz was a cryptologist during WWII and later a patent lawyer who published a series of dar. Apart from which Henriette Mertz had published the same idea in the early s . Oops! Socratous’ book places Atlantis in the Atlantic with Troy as its capital!. More by Henriette Mertz. Pale Ink: Two Ancient Records of Chinese Exploration in America. Henriette Mertz. from: $ The Mystic Symbol: Mark of the.

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Henriette Mertz

Thanks for telling us about the problem. A comparison of this map with a modern map of Florida convinced her that they referred to the same region.

This idea has been used by Norman Frey to underpin his theory of Atlantis having been located off the coast of Cuba at the end of the Ice Age. Victor Liu marked it as to-read Jul 22, However, Pale Ink is a much better effort than Van Daniken, as Mertz is not obsessed with explaining every Native American technological advance as a borrowing from unknown visitors.

Inhe published, Homers Reise: The late Edo Nyland was another researcher who had also opted for a Scottish backdrop to the Odyssey and had recently published his views [ ]. A Fraud Exposed” American Antiquity Sadly, the isolationist faction in Powell-doctrine dominated quackademia still controls the narrative, as they did in Mertz’ day.

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The Chinese discovery of America continues to be a perennial theory. Geography has furnished the remainder. Refresh and try again.


Provide feedback about this page. Andreus marked it as to-read Henriettw 10, A range of alternative regions has been proposed f as the setting for the epics, which extend from Portugal as far northward as the Baltic.

On the downside, she misidentifies parts of the Hindu sacred texts as Buddhist, and indulges in the amateur etymology game, with predictable results. Exploratory matter is always imperfect? Low to High Price: Apart from which Henriette Mertz henrirtte published the same idea in the early s. May 14, Valiant Thor rated it it was amazing.

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Mrtz centuries it was assumed that the content of these Homeric poems was the product of his imagination, just as the historical reality of Homer himself has been questioned. This page was last edited on 8 Septemberat Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Dennisa Nisyam marked it as to-read Jul 26, There have been many translations and interpretations of this famous text since the eighteenth century.

Nevertheless, there has been a growing body of opinion that insists that this Mediterranean identification is impossible. Andrea Bianco map which includes the Atlantic island of Antilla as proof. Professor Kucich follows the work of Henriette Mertz and is convinced that the ancient Greeks mmertz America and that a local Peruvian language, Chuetsua, is based on classical Greek. In her work entitled Atlantis: About Mertz’s hypotheses, Joseph Needham writes in a footnote that “the proposed identities in general require a genriette suspension of disbelief”.

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I am unaware that Pellech refers directly to Atlantis, but she does claim that the Caribbean had been the centre of an extensive maritime trading culture, millennia before Columbus.


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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Published October 18, An interesting paper e by the German historian, Armin Wolf, relates how his research over 40 years unearthed 80 theories on the geography of the Odyssey, of which around 30 were accompanied by maps. Kindle Editionpages. Like Charles Leland’s Fusangwritten three-quarters of a century before, Mertz depends heavily on ancient Chinese geographical treatises to support her thesis that the Chinese explored the western United States hundreds, maybe thousands of years before Europeans.

The strongest part of the book is her attempt to explain the available Chinese historical descriptions, even the most fanciful parts, in terms of specific locations, animals, and cultures, for the most part plausibly.

Eberhard Zangger offers another correction of the Atlantis mystery: