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Public Library (contents & extracts ) :

"Worlds in Collision" by Immanuel Velikovsky


Author's Preface

PROLOGUE 

Chapter I

In an Immense Universe. The Celestial Harmony. The Origin of the Planetary System. The Origin of the Comets

Chapter II

The Planet Earth. Ice Ages. The Mammoths. The Ice Age and the Antiquity of Man. The World Ages. The Sun Ages

PART I

VENUS 

Chapter I

The Most Incredible Story. On the Other Side of the Ocean

Chapter II

Fifty-Two Years Earlier. The Red World. The Hail of Stones. Naphtha. The Darkness. Earthquake. "13"

Chapter III

The Hurricane. The Tide. The Battle in the Sky. The Comet of Typhon. The Spark. The Collapsed Sky

Chapter IV

Boiling Earth and Sea. Mount Sinai. Theophany. Emperor Yahou

Chapter V

East and West. The Reversed Polarity of the Earth. The Quarters of the World Displaced. Changes in the Times and the Seasons

Chapter VI

The Shadow of Death. Ambrosia. Rivers of Milk and Honey. Jericho

Chapter VII

Stones Suspended in the Air. Phaeton. Atlantis. The Floods of Deucalion and Ogyges

Chapter VIII

The Fifty-Two-Year Period. Jubilee. The Birth of Venus. The Blazing Star. The Four-Planet System. One of the Planets is a Comet. The Comet Venus

Chapter IX

Pallas Athene. Zeus and Athene. Worship of the Morning Star. The Sacred Cow. Baal Zevuv (Beelzebub). Venus in the Folklore of the Indians

Chapter X

The Synodical Year of Venus. Venus Moves Irregularly. Venus Becomes the Morning Star

PART II

MARS

Chapter I

Amos. The Year 747. Isaiah. The Argive Tyrants. Again Isaiah. Maimonides and Spinoza, the Exegetes

Chapter II

The Year 687. Ignis e Coelo. March 23rd. The Worship of Mars. Mars Moves the Earth from Its Pivot

Chapter III

What Caused Venus and Mars to Shift Their Orbits? When Was the Iliad Created? Huitzilopochtli. Tao. Yuddha. The Bundahis. Lucifer Cut Down

Chapter IV

Sword-God. Fenris-Wolf. Sword-Time, Wolf-Time. Synodos. The Stormer of the Walls

Chapter V

The Steeds of Mars. The Terrible Ones. Samples from the Planets. The Archangels. Planet Worship in Judea in the Seventh Century

Chapter VI

A Collective Amnesia. Folklore. Of " Pre-existing Ideas " in the Souls of Peoples. The Pageants of the Sky. The Subjective Interpretation of the Events and Their Authenticity

Chapter VII

Poles Uprooted. Temples and Obelisks. The Shadow Clock. The Water Clock. A Hemisphere Travels Southward

Chapter VIII

The Year of 360 Days. Disarranged Months. Years of Ten Months. The Reforming of the Calendar

Chapter IX

The Moon and Its Craters. The Planet Mars. The Atmosphere of Mars. The Thermal Balance of Mars. The Gases of Venus. The Thermal Balance of Venus. The End

EPILOGUE 

Facing Many Problems

Index


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