The pre-sales of the second paperback published by Axis Mundi Edizioni are open. The time Machine. Essay on Archaic Cosmotheology by Andrea Casella (360 pp.) will be available for submission from February. All information on the publisher's website.
Month: December 2022
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 shape of a helpless and frightened child, we will be able to observe [...]
“VERONA MAGICAL CITY 2022: Sacred and Sanctuaries”
We are pleased to announce to our readers that tomorrow, Sunday 18 December, we will be guests in Verona at Porta Palio on the occasion of the solstice conference Verona magical city, this year dedicated to the theme of Italian sanctuaries between paganism and Christianity.
Live video: "The snake and the cross", with Paolo Riberi
Next Wednesday 14 December we will have the pleasure of hosting Paolo Riberi again on our YouTube channel, for the third time in just under two years, for the presentation of his book The Serpent and the Cross (Lindau 2021). Live streaming starting at 21:30.
Dravidian Origins: Indus Valley Civilization as the origin of some Vedic myths and rituals
This article reconstructs the relevant coincidences between various finds from the Indus Valley Civilization and the myths and rituals of the later Vedic culture.
HP Lovecraft's “The Pickman's Model”: dissection by a nightmarish artist
An analysis of the symbolic substrate - from the catabasis in a truly existing underground Boston to the pre-Islamic folklore of the Ghouls - of the famous story by Howard Phillips Lovecraft Pickman's model (1926), recently adapted in one of the episodes of the TV series Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022), directed by director Keith Thomas.