The Resource The Atlas of mysterious places : the world's unexplained sacred sites, symbolic landscapes, ancient cities and lost lands, edited by Jennifer Westwood

The Atlas of mysterious places : the world's unexplained sacred sites, symbolic landscapes, ancient cities and lost lands, edited by Jennifer Westwood

Label
The Atlas of mysterious places : the world's unexplained sacred sites, symbolic landscapes, ancient cities and lost lands
Title
The Atlas of mysterious places
Title remainder
the world's unexplained sacred sites, symbolic landscapes, ancient cities and lost lands
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jennifer Westwood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
CC175
LC item number
.A85 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Westwood, Jennifer
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  • Antiquities
  • Historic sites
  • Extinct cities
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Curiosities and wonders
Label
The Atlas of mysterious places : the world's unexplained sacred sites, symbolic landscapes, ancient cities and lost lands, edited by Jennifer Westwood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 239
Contents
  • Glastonbury: the legendary Avalon -- Glastonbury's temple of the stars -- T'ai shan: a sacred Chinese mountain -- The symbolism of Chartres -- The powers behing Chartres -- The mystic temple of Stonehenge -- Stonehenge revisited -- Avebury: an ancient fertility centre -- Santiago de Compostela: shrine of St James -- Newgrange: a wealth of prehistoric symbols -- The megalithic avenues of Carnac -- Cumae: an ancient cave of prophecy -- The oracle at Delphi -- The Externsteine: a German sanctuary -- Malta: shrines to an earth mother -- Giza: the riddle of the great pyramid -- Champions of pyramidology -- Palenque: a Mayan ceremonial centre -- The unique face of the Maya -- Mecca: the magnetic city -- The beating heart of Islam -- Jerusalem: the holy city of God -- Takht-i Sulaiman: city of the royal fire -- The fire of the Zoroastrian faith -- The fabulous tower of Babel -- Temple-towers of the near east -- Nasca: the patterns of Peru --
  • The people behind the lines -- Mazes and labyrinths: symbols of the soul -- Ayers rock: the dreamtime sanctuary -- The earth mounds of North America -- Geomancy: mysterious art of placement -- Leys on the English landscape -- The giant statues of Easter Island -- The chalk giant of Cerne Abbas -- Hill figures of Old England -- Machu Picchu: fabulous Inca citadel -- Exploring old Peru -- Chaco Canyon: the Pueblo communities -- The four corners country -- Teotihuacan: mysterious city of the gods -- Aztecs, Toltecs and Olmecs -- Great Zimbabwe: African trade centre -- The riches of great Zimbabwe -- Angkor: the Hindu temple city -- The legacy of the Khmer people -- Knossos: the labyrinthine city -- Susa: glorious city of the Persians -- The legendary city of Troy -- The protagonists of Troy -- Petra: the city of tombs -- Mohenjo-Daro: the first planned city -- Atlantis: a paradise lost? -- They found Atlantis? -- The vanished domain of Lyonesse --
  • Lemuria: the elusive continent -- Advocates of lost Lemuria -- Shangri-La: the secret utopia -- Eldorado: the fabulous golden realm -- Digging for South American gold
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781555841300
Lccn
86028170
Note
Gift of the Jeffrey Cook Charitable Trust 2004.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1432334-01umb_inst
  • 940825
  • (OCoLC)14718247
Label
The Atlas of mysterious places : the world's unexplained sacred sites, symbolic landscapes, ancient cities and lost lands, edited by Jennifer Westwood
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 239
Contents
  • Glastonbury: the legendary Avalon -- Glastonbury's temple of the stars -- T'ai shan: a sacred Chinese mountain -- The symbolism of Chartres -- The powers behing Chartres -- The mystic temple of Stonehenge -- Stonehenge revisited -- Avebury: an ancient fertility centre -- Santiago de Compostela: shrine of St James -- Newgrange: a wealth of prehistoric symbols -- The megalithic avenues of Carnac -- Cumae: an ancient cave of prophecy -- The oracle at Delphi -- The Externsteine: a German sanctuary -- Malta: shrines to an earth mother -- Giza: the riddle of the great pyramid -- Champions of pyramidology -- Palenque: a Mayan ceremonial centre -- The unique face of the Maya -- Mecca: the magnetic city -- The beating heart of Islam -- Jerusalem: the holy city of God -- Takht-i Sulaiman: city of the royal fire -- The fire of the Zoroastrian faith -- The fabulous tower of Babel -- Temple-towers of the near east -- Nasca: the patterns of Peru --
  • The people behind the lines -- Mazes and labyrinths: symbols of the soul -- Ayers rock: the dreamtime sanctuary -- The earth mounds of North America -- Geomancy: mysterious art of placement -- Leys on the English landscape -- The giant statues of Easter Island -- The chalk giant of Cerne Abbas -- Hill figures of Old England -- Machu Picchu: fabulous Inca citadel -- Exploring old Peru -- Chaco Canyon: the Pueblo communities -- The four corners country -- Teotihuacan: mysterious city of the gods -- Aztecs, Toltecs and Olmecs -- Great Zimbabwe: African trade centre -- The riches of great Zimbabwe -- Angkor: the Hindu temple city -- The legacy of the Khmer people -- Knossos: the labyrinthine city -- Susa: glorious city of the Persians -- The legendary city of Troy -- The protagonists of Troy -- Petra: the city of tombs -- Mohenjo-Daro: the first planned city -- Atlantis: a paradise lost? -- They found Atlantis? -- The vanished domain of Lyonesse --
  • Lemuria: the elusive continent -- Advocates of lost Lemuria -- Shangri-La: the secret utopia -- Eldorado: the fabulous golden realm -- Digging for South American gold
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9781555841300
Lccn
86028170
Note
Gift of the Jeffrey Cook Charitable Trust 2004.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1432334-01umb_inst
  • 940825
  • (OCoLC)14718247

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