Pale Ink has 2 ratings and 2 reviews. Donald said: Henriette Mertz was a cryptologist during WWII and later a patent lawyer who published a series of dar. Apart from which Henriette Mertz had published the same idea in the early s . Oops! Socratous’ book places Atlantis in the Atlantic with Troy as its capital!. More by Henriette Mertz. Pale Ink: Two Ancient Records of Chinese Exploration in America. Henriette Mertz. from: $ The Mystic Symbol: Mark of the.

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In conversation with Mark Adams [ Mertz self-published this inand followed it up with a second edition inwhich corrected many of the endemic typos in the first edition.

While in Samuel Butler, the novelist, was even more specific when he proposed that Homer was a Sicilian woman j. In hrnriette wrote a paper a that focused on orichalcumwhich he claimed were mined in the Atlas Mountain that was located in the Peruvian Andes.

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BC is generally accepted as the author of the Iliad and the Odysseyregarded as the two greatest epic poems of ancient Greece. George Edwin Howesan American classicist, produced a dissertation [ ] on Homeric quotations in Plato and Aristotle. The two stories, given here, cannot be presumed to be the very first actual journeys that took place but they are, in my opinion, rather the first geographical descriptions so recorded and the record preserved.


Pale Ink by Henriette Mertz

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. In bringing to light the truth of that which has been written in both ancient documents, the field of archeology has been freely drawn upon for corroborative evidence? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Nevertheless, there has been a growing body of opinion that insists that this Mediterranean identification is impossible. There have been many translations and interpretations of this famous text since the eighteenth century.

There is little doubt that both the detailed geography and climatic descriptions given by Homer cannot be reconciled with that henriwtte the Mediterranean.

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Lists with This Book. Jason and the Argonauts then go up this river to the altiplano of Bolivia and to Tihuanaco, the location of the Golden Fleece. Merhz writer is deeply conscious of the fact that many errors may occur on the following pages. I sland, Peninsula or C ontinent?

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Additionally, he locates Atlantis in the western Crimean area of Evpatoria l. Open Preview See a Problem? Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Eileen Gingko marked it as to-read Nov 15, For centuries it was assumed that the content of these Homeric poems was the product of his imagination, just as the historical reality of Homer himself has been questioned. Pale Ink by Henriette Mertz.

Provide feedback about this page. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The book was reissued in paperback by Ballentine in as Gods from the Far East: Exploratory matter is always imperfect? Sadly, the isolationist faction in Powell-doctrine dominated quackademia still controls the narrative, as they did in Mertz’ day. Pale Ink by Henriette Mertz []. English Choose a language for shopping. For the Egyptians more or less all strangers came from the islands.


This idea has been used by Norman Frey to underpin his theory of Atlantis having been located off the coast hnriette Cuba at the end of the Ice Age. About Mertz’s merhz, Joseph Needham writes in a footnote that “the proposed identities in general require a heroic suspension of disbelief”. I would recommend a used copy of “Pale Ink” over a new copy of the reprint, “Gods from the Far East”, but either way, it’s an insightful book and recommended reading that adds some important pieces to the puzzle of American pre-history.

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Published October 18, Two ancient records of Chinese exploration in America. Popularity Henrriette Featured Price: InMertz suggested that a photograph of the Bat Creek inscription had been published upside down.

However, Pale Ink is a much better effort than Van Daniken, as Mertz is not obsessed with explaining every Native American technological advance as a borrowing from unknown visitors. Unfortunately, the book was only published in German, as are her other books on the subject. Henrlette, her theory was ultimately rejected on account of Plato ‘s dates, the fact that Atlantis sank, and the fact that “Antilla” was most likely a cartographic depiction of either Hispaniola or Cuba.

Sadly, the isol Mertz’ premise that two ancient Chinese texts describe ancient explorations of Americas is sound, and she makes a good case. Refresh and try again. Mertz deserves a lot of credit for bringing the subject into the forefront.