Of this weakness they have all, in reality, been guilty; but the inhabitants of the oriental countries occupy rather a more prominent place than those of the western world; and I believe it will not be denied that, in the investigation of subjects connected with the first race of men, they are entitled on every account to claim a precedence. Page 29 … Of the sayings of the wise men, there was not one, probably, more wise than that of the celebrated Know Thyself, and probably there was not one to which so little regard has been paid. It is to the want of attention to this principle that I attribute most of the absurdities with which the wise and learned, perhaps in all ages, may be reproached. Man has forgotten or been ignorant that his faculties are limited.
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Preview — Anacalypsis by Godfrey Higgins. Anacalypsis Volume 1 of 2 by Godfrey Higgins. Anacalypsis: An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil of the Saitic or an Inquiry into the Origin of Languages, Nations and Religions' is the result of more than twenty years of research by Godfrey Higgins and is an effort by the author to uncover 'a most ancient and universal religion from which all later creeds and doctrines sprang. Presented here is the first of two parts of the first of two volumes.
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Readers also enjoyed. Speculative Fiction. About Godfrey Higgins. Godfrey Higgins. Godfrey Higgins was an English magistrate and landowner, a prominent advocate for social reform, historian, and antiquarian. He is now known best for his writings concerning ancient myths, especially his book Anacalypsis, published posthumously, in which he asserts a commonality among various religious myths, which he traces back to the supposed lost religion of Atlantis.
He has been termed a "pol Godfrey Higgins was an English magistrate and landowner, a prominent advocate for social reform, historian, and antiquarian. He has been termed a "political radical, reforming county magistrate and idiosyncratic historian of religions" Wiki Books by Godfrey Higgins.
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Anacalypsis (Volume 1 of 2)
Anacalypsis full title: Anacalypsis: An Attempt to Draw Aside the Veil of the Saitic Isis or an Inquiry into the Origin of Languages, Nations and Religions is a lengthy two-volume treatise written by religious historian Godfrey Higgins , and published after his death in The book was published in two quarto volumes numbering 1, pages, and contains meticulous references to hundreds of references. Initially printed as a limited edition of copies, it was partially reprinted in , and completely reprinted in a limited edition of copies in In , University Books, Inc.
Anacalypsis (Volume 2 of 2)