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While the serpent god shows up in the form of the dragon in chinese history and mythology, there is no doubt that we are dealing with the winged, legged serpent or naga of the hindus. Return of the plumed serpent volume 2 download full ebook. The story of the spanish conquest of mexico and the downfall of moctezuma. Pdf return of the plumed serpent download full pdf book. Return of the plumed serpent was published on 9 october, 2014 in the us and the uk and on 9 december in canada. Graham hancock, an expert in ancient civilisations and author of the 9 million selling fingerprints of the gods, and expert too, on the use of hallucinogens to achieve higher states of consciousness, brings these two interests together in the second volume of the war god trilogy.
War god is a very good book, but for me, it didnt captivate me as much as i thought it would have. May 05, 2020 the other two were quetzalcoatl plumed serpent and, according to experts, either tlaloc rain god or huitzilopochtli aztec patron and war god. May 10, 2019 quetzalcoatl, a feathered serpent or plumed serpent, was one of the most important gods in the ancient mesoamerican pantheon. Books by graham hancock graham hancock official website. Six movements that reignited our contemporary evangelical conscience by soongchan rah, gary vanderpol 2ua. Luckily for me, and anybody else reading this fantastic book, this book is just the beginning. The streets are lined with rotting corpses and rivers of blood as cortez the butcher enjoys the prettiest girl in town whilst dreaming of wealth and power. However, given the diversity of cultures in mesoamerica and everevolving nature of myths and lore, quetzalcoatl was also portrayed in forms that went beyond the. The conquistador hern n cort s is dreaming of tenochtitlan, the golden city of aztecs. Pdf return of the plumed serpent download full pdf.
The temple of quetzalcoatl and the cult of sacred war. Plumed serpent and other parties chichenitza head of the plumed serpent, chichen itza mexico. The bible says that after eating the forbidden fruit adam and eve hid themselves, ashamed by the mistake they had made. He was an ancient ruler who was subsequently deified and identified with the planet venus the morning and evening star and as a god of vegetation. Return of the plumed serpent audiobook by graham hancock. He is denounced by the church and is seriously wounded when his political and religious. War god, the epic story of the spanish conquest of aztec mexico. Buy a discounted paperback of return of the plumed serpent. The god known as the plumed serpent is a mix of bird and rattle snake and his name is a combination of the nahuatl words for the quetzal the emerald plumed bird and coatl or serpent.
He was also known as kukulkan to the maya, gucumatz to the quiche of guatemala, and ehecatl to the huastecs of the gulf coast. Apr 20, 2019 more elaborate depictions of the feathered serpent version are found at the sixtiered pyramid built in the gods honor at teotihuacan, dating from circa 3rd century ad. Return of the plumed serpent by graham hancock 409 ratings, 4. Return of the plumed serpent kindle edition by graham hancock.
The alberino analysis land of the plumed serpent, part 4. Lawrence wanted to call the book quetzalcoatl, after the aztec god of that name, but knopf insisted on the plumed serpent, a. Teotihuacan plumed serpent passes through feathered mirror rim, detail of las colinas bowl. Quetzalcoatl pronounced kehtzalcohwahtul and roughly translated as the feathered serpent, the plumed serpent or the quetzalfeathered serpent, is the name of an important mesoamerican deity who was worshiped throughout the region in one form or another for 1,200 years. This ebook features the unabridged text of the plumed serpent from the bestselling edition of the complete works of d. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. In an era dominated by human sacrifices and the decadence of a great culture, bearded men, whitefaced, from beyond the sea, arrived to impose their law. The characters are fantastic, although the dialogs are too modern.
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At that time he seems to have been conceived as a vegetation god. Quetzalcoatl panmesoamerican feathered serpent god. The war between the kuru cousins finally ends in a stalemate with the near obliteration of both branches of the family. This needs to be told to those with ears to hear and eyes to see. Through beautiful imagery and picturesque descriptions, lawrence has narrated the story of an irish woman who plays an important role in the lives of two mexican men. She shows him how to exploit the prophecy of the fabled god kings return to weaken moctezumas resolve and keep alive the suspicion that the conquistador might. Get free ebooks for download pdf book free download. Agaricales, strophariaceae from mexico, africa, and spain pdf. Plan your 30 year retirement in 30 minutes retirement planning, advice, award, secret, fund, management volume 1 by mr joseph wright. He establishes at his hacienda a meeting place for cultists who worship quetzalcoatl, the plumed serpent. Luckily for him, tezcatlipoca can be everywhere at one time, on earth, the heavens and in the underworld.
Representations of a feathered snake occur as early as the teotihuacan civilization 3rd to 8th century ce on the central plateau. Booktopia has return of the plumed serpent, war god series. The book, of course flows really well therefore you cant put it down. Quetzalcohuatzin, modern nahuatl pronunciation help info is a deity in mesoamerican culture and literature whose name comes from the nahuatl language and means feathered serpent or quetzalfeathered serpent. Return of the plumed serpent available for download and read online in other formats. The old godking promised his followers he would return to them in the year. Having destroyed the maya at potonchan, cortes now marches on tenochtitlan, the golden city of the aztecs, wrapped in the aura of a returning, vengeful god. Nights of the witch five hundred years ago the old mexican prophecy which announced the return of quetzalcoatl came true. The novel was first published by martin seckers firm in the united kingdom and alfred a. Graham hancock after routing the maya at the battle of potonchan, the conquistador hernan cortes turns his attention to the much bigger prize of the aztecs and their golden city tenochtitlan. Biography of a mexican god free download ebooks pdf discover free books written by well knows authors. This story points to a 26,000 year old alignment in both the cosmos and the human body. Return of the plumed serpent war god graham hancock, barnaby edwards on. Oct 09, 2014 war god ii return of the plumed serpent is a difficult book to read, but not because it isnt very well written, and not because it isnt very cleverly structured.
Lawrence conceived the idea for the novel while visiting mexico in 1923, and its themes reflect his experiences there. It is from malinal that cortes learns of the myth of quetzalcoatl, the plumed serpent. Quetzalcoatl is the plumed serpent, so hideous in the fanged, feathered, writhing stone of the national museum. The keres creator god, sky father called awonawilona as the star of the four winds plumed serpent with a fertilizing lightning aspect called heart of sky, was the celestial head of the axis mundi in the celestial house of the north that centered on the polestar, an ideological legacy of chaco canyon at pottery mound la416 on the rio puerco. In 20, he published nights of the witch which marked the beginning of war god series. Having established their name as the leading publisher of classic literature and art, delphi classics produce publications that are individually crafted with superior formatting, while introducing many rare texts for the first time in digital print. War god return of the plumed serpent a novel by graham hancock chapter adaptation p. Return of the plumed serpent, the second volume of war god, the epic series of the spanish conquest of mexico, was published 9 october 2014 in the us and the uk, and on 9 december 2014 in canada. Your support for my work as a writer both of fiction and nonfiction means a lot to me.
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Graham hancock the conquistador hernan cortes is dreaming of tenochtitlan, the golden city of aztecs. Graham hancock return of the plumed serpent youtube. Mar 07, 2018 although best known for his nonfiction writings his most recent books are novels. But quetzalcoatl was, she vaguely remembered, a sort of fairfaced bearded god. Evidence for the spread of a world religion during the epiclassic. In addition, yvette is told that during the war the gipsy worked with horses. In the change of cycles, the maya prophesied the return of the plumed serpent. Dark powers that work behind the scenes of history show their hand as the prophecy of the return of quetzalcoatl is fulfilled with the arrival of cortes.
Over the south presides the blue tezcatlipoca, huitzilopochtli, the god of war. The young heroines and brave warriors of the first book are now just vassals of the spanish conquistadors. Night of the witch is the first book in war god series. The ancient serpent race discussed by many cultures including the bible, classifying satan as a serpent being is not so ancient.328 448 68 1389 541 702 1044 14 539 1352 1574 511 266 605 771 1246 971 660 587 79 692 513 1495 1069 1426 309 1240 661 424 1339 383 953 639 565 885 1267 49 1099 844 193 726