Catshaman's Essays on ancient ideas

Catshaman's essays

This is the list of essays about ancient ideas. There are some selected discussions too. For comments and discussion use the Yahoo-groups on which these essays are published continuously. There are also news about updates and so on

Essays ancient ideas, Anasazi, Shaman Belt, archaeology and language, Roman imperialism, Swebian League, Tacitus, Jordanes, Widsith, Totemism

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My site is divided in 6 books normal written size about rock-carvings, ideas of stone monuments, ancient cultures Indus - Sumer - Egypt, Golden Age of Migration and symbolism. Use the sitemaps for each book for easy access or the Picasearch when searching on words

The list contains occasional essays about ancient ideas. They are usually published together with new and updated files even at

Some sees my research as alternative ideas, others as New Age, but I cannot see that I should repeat the mistakes of the former generations. For me they are pure analysis. What point is in telling what others have told before? Why let the Romans define our culture? … and so on. I am still the boy wondering "Why do people do that?"

Here I list some essays about certain questions

Early times

Origin of script and logograms … about cultural icons and abstracted symbols from 20000 BC to 3000 BC and better known history of script.

Ancient celestial World Order … appendix giving a short survey of the astro-symbolism from Indus to Scandinavia

Early Script … letter to the Rock Art Club with examples of early script in Scandinavian rock-carvings and Egyptian sources

Kimberley Girls …virtual visit to Kimberley and Pilbara Australia 17000 years ago

The Indus visit to Idaho |Rock carvings, Snake River, earth oven, Polynesian umu ti, Indus Script, fireplace, Indus culture, Siva, Parvati, season for salmon, Ramadan, Sarasvati, Sindhu, Rigveda, transpacific trade

Theory and attitude

Totemism | Totem, Totemism, heretic, pagan, Jesuit, Indian, Catholic Church, animal worship-theory, transmigration theory, external soul theory, conceptions theory, Guardian Spirit, Great Spirit, Manitou Stones, Dreamtime, Algonquin, rock-carvings, Sheep-eaters, digging stick, non-biased science, sustainable rural cultures

Marija Gimbutas | Gimbutas, Sumerian symbolism, male archetype, Aryan, Kurgan theory, ornum, Indo-European, mission, migration, war-like society, astro-symbolism, World Order, biblical archaeology, Einstein's theory, Inanna, space-time, Renfew, Cavalli-Sforza, Mother Goddess, Midgaard, Thing Order

Pretend and understand | Compare, pretend, relativity, eternal ideas, footsteps of Man, God's footprints, civilisation, civilise, cosmology, Midgard, Inanna myth, ritual calendar

Shaman Belt 1 …academic snobbism makes a Shaman Belt above 50 degrees latitude

Defining terms in rock art … discussion about terms and methods in interpreting

Archaeology and language … a few lines about language corresponding to ancient reality

King of Stonehenge … comments

Iron Age - Golden Age

Essentials of civilisation Anasazi … about essentials in astronomy and building civilisation

Withsith with comments … Oldest poem of the Anglo Scandinavian lists around 60 folks and clans. Here with my comments about intelligible ideas of society

Tacitus about Thing Order … Around 100 AD Tacitus describe the Thing Order in Germania. It is not so far from today and the manners in the English Parliament

Tacitus and Jordanes overrated sources What do the ancient writers really tell?

Ti, Tis, Tyr … the origin was Taurus, Bull, Oxen as asterism of skring equinox

Odin still going strong … comments to Thor Heydahl's theory about Odin

Thor, Odin, Rigveda in Bronze Age … in four linked essays

Lupus and the Bear … about Roman imperialism and the Swebian League

Goths … Pro-Nordic essay about the Goths