Forgotten Civilization

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  • Copyright: 2012-08-22
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions
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Building upon his revolutionary theory that the Sphinx dates back much further than 2500 BCE, geologist Robert Schoch reveals scientific evidence of advanced civilization predating ancient Egypt, Sumeria, and Greece, as well as the catastrophe that destroyed it nearly 12,000 years ago and what its legacy can teach us about our own future.

Author Biography

Robert M. Schoch, Ph.D., a tenured faculty member at Boston University, earned his doctorate in geology and geophysics at Yale University in 1983. His books include Pyramid Quest, Voyages of the Pyramid Builders, Voices of the Rocks, Stratigraphy, Environmental Science, and The Parapsychology Revolution.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
A Whirlwind Tripp. 1
The Great Sphinxp. 10
Göbekli Tepe and the Origins of Civilizationp. 38
Defining Civilizationp. 58
Te Pito Te Henua (The Navel of the World), Easter Islandp. 75
The End of the Last Ice Agep. 87
Our Not-So-Eternal Sunp. 104
Cosmoclimatologyp. 119
Galactic Superwaves and Interstellar Dust Cloudsp. 137
Ezekiel's Visionp. 158
Glass Castles, Fire from the Sky, and the Spoils of the Godsp. 173
The Carrington Eventp. 186
The 2012 Date of the Mayap. 202
Ancient Wisdom, New Discoveries, and New Sciencep. 219
Was the Great Sphinx Surrounded by a Moat?p. 260
Politics, Money, and Sciencep. 271
A Note on the Naming and Dating of the End of the Last Ice Agep. 282
Moving the Moai: Easter Island and Psychokinesisp. 287
Did a Comet Hit Earth at the Beginning of the Younger Dryas, circa 10,900 BCE?p. 296
Bibliographyp. 302
About the Authorp. 344
Indexp. 346
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