By Charles H. Hapgood

Charles Hapgood’s vintage 1966 ebook on old maps is again in print after two decades. Hapgood produces concrete proof of a complicated all over the world civilization present many millions of years sooner than historical Egypt. He has discovered the facts in lots of appealing maps lengthy recognized to students, the Piri Reis Map that indicates Antarctica, the Hadji Ahmed map, the Oronteus Finaeus and different outstanding maps. Hapgood concluded that those maps have been made up of extra historic maps from a number of the old data all over the world, now misplaced. Hapgood additionally concluded that the traditional mapmakers have been in many ways even more complex scientifically than Europe within the sixteenth century, or than the traditional civilizations of Greece, Egypt, and Babylonian. not just have been those unknown humans extra complicated in mapmaking than any humans sooner than the 18th century, it seems that they mapped the entire continents. The Americas have been mapped hundreds of thousands of years prior to Columbus. Antarctica was once mapped while its coasts have been freed from ice. there's proof that those humans should have lived whilst the ice age had now not but resulted in the Northern Hemisphere and while Alaska was once nonetheless attached with Siberia through the Pleistocene, ice age “land bridge.”

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You’re most likely to see dancing at a bar or restaurant where a band’s playing, at a wedding or at a festival. Traditional Berber dances date back to pre-Islamic times and can sometimes be seen at resort hotels. They include the dramatic Dance of the Vases, performed by dancers with – yes – vases balanced on their heads. This is a highlight of the Festival of the Ksour, held around Tataouine in November. CALLIGRAPHY & PAINTING Calligraphy is a historic and holy art form: it’s believed that Arabic was revealed by Allah to the Prophet Mohammed in the form of the Quran.

Combined with his on-camera use of a racial epithet a few weeks earlier, the way Allen responded to his outing as an African did significant damage to his reputation and saved the seemingly hopeless campaign of his Democratic rival in the November 2006 Congressional elections, Jim Webb. Webb’s cliff-hanger victory – by just 7200 votes – secured the Democrats control of the Senate by 51 seats to 49. widespread outrage in a country that is proud of its legacy of religious tolerance. Tunisia expressed opposition to the US-led alliance in the 1991 Gulf War and was even less enthusiastic about the US-led overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Again, they’re not exactly intimate occasions as they’re usually accompanied by family members; anything (from gossip to illicit acts) could be fatal to a woman’s honour and hence her marriage prospects. Weddings traditionally last three to seven days, for the duration of which the woman is secluded from public view with the women of her family. On the first day of the wedding, the groom does the rounds with his male friends, buying gifts (clothes, jewellery, perfumes) for his wife. These are displayed in the satin quilted baskets you can see on sale in Tunisia’s souqs.

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