An Essay Investigating the Origins of Human Knowledge and Its Transmission Through Myth

 

Hamlet's Mill

by Giorgio de Santillana and Hertha von Dechend

1977

from PhoenixAndTurtle Website

 

CONTENTS

 

Preface  

Introduction

 

I.

II.

III.

IV.

 

V.

VI.

VII.

VIII.

IX.

X.

XI.

XII.

XIII.

XIV.

XV.

XVI.

XVII.

XVIII.

XIX.

XX.

XXI.

XXII.

XXIII.

The Chronicler's Tale  

The Figure in Finland 

The Iranian Parallel 

History, Myth and Reality 

Intermezzo - A Guide for The Perplexed 

The Unfolding in India 

Amlodhi's Quern 

The Many-Colored Cover

Shamans and Smiths

Amlodhi the Titan and His Spinning Top

The Twilight of The Gods 

Samson Under Many Skies

Socrates' Last Tale 

Of Time and The Rivers

The Whirlpool

The Waters from The Deep

The Stone and The Tree

The Frame of The Cosmos

The Galaxy 

The Fall of Phaethon

The Depths of The Sea

The Great Pan Is Dead 

The Adventure and The Quest 

Gilgamesh and Prometheus

 

 

Illustrations

Epilogue - The Lost Treasure

Conclusion

Appendices

Bibliography

Index

 

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