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Rocks & Rows: Sailing Routes across the Atlantic and the Copper Trade
Rocks Rows Sailing Routes across the Atlantic and the Copper Trade Author:J.S. Wakefield, R.M. De Jonge ROCKS & ROWS, — SAILING ROUTES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC AND THE COPPER TRADE — The authors show, that the early Megalithic Culture in Europe (6000-2500 BC) deals with the attempts to reach the back side of the planet Earth. People had no idea of the size of the Atlantic Ocean. The Cape Verde Islands and the Azores were discovered before 3600 BC. Icelan... more »d and Greenland were discovered before 3200 BC. Finally, America was discovered c.2500 BC. Just after this discovery a huge Comet Catastrophe occurred, at which many people perished. Exploration of the America's resulted in the discovery of the richest copper mines on Earth in Upper Michigan. The Old World had a terrible shortage of this metal. So, right from the beginning copper ingots were shipped across the Atlantic. It was the start of the Bronze Age. Many megalithic monuments and petroglyphs illustrate the sailing and trading routes across the Atlantic. The Southern Crossing to Brazil and the Northern Crossing via Greenland were used to reach America. The copper was transported via Bermuda and from Newfoundland, with the wind and the current, to the Azores. This long lasting copper trade finally ended c.1200 BC with another Comet Catastrophe. In the Old World it became the start of the Iron Age.-
The interest in America had also religious reasons. The Egyptian SunGod Ra has said: "The Realm of the Dead is in the west, at the other side of the waters, in the Land where the Sun sets". As a consequence, people wanted to reach this Paradise. After the discovery of America it re-mained a sacred land. People believed that only the gods could sail from the Azores to New-foundland, against the wind and the current. It was known as "the Royal Crossing" to America.« less
A coffee-table book of 26 chapters in color, each a complete study of a different Megalithic site. The chapters are sequenced by date, from 4800 BC (Cairn of Barnenez in Brittany) to 500 BC (the Monument of Ales Stenar, in Sweden). The book gives the first explanations for stone circles and the enormous Rows at Carnac, in Brittany. The huge petroglyphs of Buriz and Serrazes in Iberia are presented for the first time. The origin of Bronze Age copper in Michigan is explained, and the manufacturing of Oxhide Ingots is suggested to have been on the Gulf Coast of Alabama.
I highly recommend this beautiful book. It was born from the strong feeling that the American people should know the truth about their own history. Let us stop talking about Columbus. The Egyptian discovery of America happened four thousand years earlier, c.2500 BC!