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THE TIME MACHINE.
Essay on Archaic Cosmotheology
THE ANGEL OF THE ABYSS.
Apollo, Avalon, the Myth
Polar and the Apocalypse
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The Dogon and the Sotian calendar
Waiting for tomorrow night's live broadcast with Antonio Bonifacio, dedicated to his book I Dogon. Masks and souls to the stars (Venexia 2015), we host this vast unpublished work by the author which summarizes the religious cosmology of the peoples of western Sudan and its links with ancient Egypt.
Prophetic Edgar Allan Poe: the “Gordon Pym” and synchronicities
Edgar Allan Poe was a prophetic master of macabre twists. But most disturbing is the novel he wrote about a shipwreck, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, in which he conjured up the same name as a man who 50 years later in real life would be shipwrecked and,…
Completing the Work: a pilgrimage in the Sansevero Chapel, in Naples
Visiting the temple conceived by Prince Raimondo di Sangro means taking part in a great collective history, branched out between artistic wonders and initiatory symbols. Even as spectators, it is an experience that should be done at least twice in a lifetime.
Shamash, Sun and Saturn
Complete translation of the famous article by orientalist Morris Jastrow Jr. on Assyro-Babylonian cosmotheology, hitherto unpublished in Italian, published in the Revue d'Assyriologie et d'Archeólogie Orientale in 1910.
EVERY SOUL IS A STAR — 1) Gustav Meyrink
With this article we inaugurate a new section, "EVERY SOUL IS A STAR". The goal we set ourselves with this project is to investigate, article after article, the men and gods they have embodied, through the investigation of their history and their birth chart, with the means of archetypal and traditional Astrology . In this first…
Apollo, Angel of the Abyss
Review by Giovanni Sessa in the magazine “Il Borghese” (n.1/year XXIII, January 2023) by Giovanni Sessaoriginally published in the magazine “il borghese” n.1/year XXIII, January 2023 and on barbadillo.it MARCO MACULOTTI is a young scholar who deals with Tradition, folklore, esotericism and fantastic literature. The multiple interests have endowed him with an uncommon exegetical ability,…
The Hypogeum God and the visionary rites of Chavín de Huantar
In 2016 we went to visit the sacred site of Chavín de Huantar in Peru, the most important temple of the pre-Inca civilization of the Chavín. In this report we analyze the archaeological remains that have come down to us - starting from the Lanzón, the Stele Raimondi and the characteristic "nail-heads" - and the visionary cult that took place…
The "Book of the Dead" of the ancient Egyptians (part II)
Second part of the study on the Egyptian Book of the Dead (continued from the first). A focus on the "solar monotheism" established by the pharaoh Akhenaten and on the probable contacts between the Egyptian solar cults and the Jewish religion, through the analysis of Egyptian and Judeo-Christian sources.
The Sacrifice of Isaac in Jewish Iconography (Part II)
Starting from the representation of Genesis XXII hosted in the synagogue of Beth Alpha, we will analyze how the Book of Jubilees sanctioned a correspondence between the biblical passages of the Sacrifice of Isaac and the Liberation from Egypt. Furthermore, in the figure of Isaac, who appears here in the form of a helpless and frightened child, we will be able to observe…
HISTORY OF RELIGIONS
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