America BC has ratings and 30 reviews. Erik said: This, to me, was a rather incredible book given its author’s claims that North America was regularl. Bronze Age America has 23 ratings and 3 reviews. Mines of Kitchi-Gummi by Roger L. Jewell Bronze Age America by Barry Fell America BC by Barry Fell. We know that the Vikings got to America before Columbus even if the Barry Fell declares that about 3, years ago bands of roving Celtic.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Third, there are shaped stones, again with European analogues, most of which have an association with fertility magic.
Books by Barry Fell. New Libyan material is b.c.bu his hands which he says is connected with the enigmatic early Hohokam culture of Arizona. Nor does America B. The sloppy methods cast considerable doubt on the significance of what is offered, yet every now and then the work strikes a vein of pure gold.
Though Fell was an accomplished b.c.bh biologist at Harvard University, he is best known for three books which claim that many centuries before Christopher Columbus reached America, Celts, Basques, Phoenicians, Egyptians, and others were visiting North America. Like most of his comparisons, they do not even look similar except for the simplest, easily-reinvented harry — except to true believers. In addition to these physical traces there are other, less tangible, ones such americca similarities between European and Amerindian languages.
The shipping container of the ancient world was the amphora. His interest in inscriptions began early in his career with a study of Polynesian petroglyphs published inbut his most famous work came much later, starting in with his publication of America BC in which he proposed translations of alleged inscriptions found on rock surfaces and artifacts in North and South America which he believed to be written in Old World scripts and languages.
Jun 12, Eric added it. Meanwhile Fell has much more information in his files.
America BC: Ancient Settlers in the New World by Barry Fell
Just doing Google research, and having read a few books on nautical history, the Mediterranean is very well documented. A Christian Science Perspective. Hunter Lesser describing Fell’s claims as pseudoscientific and unreliable.
A world authority on fossil sea urchins, he was recruited by Harvard University inand emigrated to the United States to join the staff of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard where he worked until retirement in His work showed that the key to deciphering an unknown script in an unknown language lies in researching all possible avenues of information with a view to discovering a bilingual example such as the Rosetta Stone.
One of the manuscripts he happened to purchase was a copy of an early Irish poem entitled “The Batttle of Gabhra” gell with an event said to happen around the yr AD. We need to ask not only what Fell has done wrong in his epigraphy, but also where we have gone wrong as archaeologists b.c.hy not recognizing such an extensive European presence in the New World.
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Barry Fell – Wikipedia
He began to pursue the study of Archeology of Ireland by tracking down and teaching himself to read ancient Gaelic, being “self taught” in which at tha This is a story of how Ogham was deciphered. Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Mormons who wish to assist one who shares some of their position in the face of opposition from the professional establishment could strike a blow by buying this book.
Amrica rated it really liked it Feb 02, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. John marked it as to-read Jul 04, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. While his primary felp research included starfish and sea urchinsFell is best known for his controversial work in New World epigraphyarguing that various inscriptions in the Amerkca are best explained by extensive pre-Columbian contact with Old World civilizations.
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This was the case until the late Harvard Professor Barry Fell uncovered evidence including astonishing new discoveries to replace those legends with myth-shattering fact. The historical sequences stated for the European background material pretty consistently appear to be correct as to a timeline-historical actions or events. Fun to read as well. Inscriptions such as the Kensington Stone, Spirit Pond B.cby, and Iowa Tablets have long been exposed as hoaxes, but Fell cites them as if baryr had never been challenged.
Ecjjj is currently reading it Aug 13, Kelley, an archaeologist at the University of Calgary who is credited with a b.d.by breakthrough in the decipherment of Mayan glyphs, complained about Fell in a essay: John Holcomb rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Based on recent archaeological discoveries, this study explores the theory that Bronze-Age Swedes visited North America around the St.
America B.C.: Ancient Settlers in the New World
Michael Schmicker rated it it was amazing Apr 17, He died of heart failure in San DiegoCaliforniaaged 77, while discussing a new book with his publisher. Jun 05, Valiant Thor rated it it was amazing.
On the whole, I find Fell’s fantasy less consistent and believable. A must have for an alternate view of Ancient American History. Actually his preparation is more solid than he lets on. Just doing Google research, and having read a few books on nautical hi Pros: