The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble

The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble

by Robert Bowie Johnson



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The Parthenon Code: Mankind's History in Marble by Robert Bowie Johnson

The Parthenon Code deciphers a genuine ancient artists’ code revealing that Greek myth/art tells the same story as the early chapters of Genesis. Only the viewpoint is different—the Greeks believed that the serpent enlightened, rather than deluded, the first couple in paradise.

Rejecting the Creator God of Noah in favor of “man as the measure of all things,” Greek myth/art celebrated the re-emergence of the way of Kain (Cain) after the Flood, and the rebirth of the serpent-friendly Eve, whom the Greeks worshipped as Athena. The Greeks called Noah Nereus, the “Wet One,” and dated the beginning of their contrary religious outlook from his latter years, depicting the patriarch’s image on many vases, seventeen of which appear in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780970543837
Publisher: Solving Light Books
Publication date: 08/15/2004
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 7.34(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.85(d)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr. has been studying the Sacred Scriptures, Greek myth, Greek art, and the Parthenon since 1984. He is a graduate of West Point, and an airborne ranger infantry veteran of Viet Nam. His previous two books are Athena and Eden: The Hidden Meaning of the Parthenon's East Façade, and Athena and Kain: The True Meaning of Greek Myth. He lives with his wife, Nancy, in Annapolis, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Preface and Introduction
Part IBackground1
Chapter 1The Ancient Greek Artists' Code3
Chapter 2Ancient Greek Religion-A Summary9
Part IINoah and His Children in Greek Vase-art, in Greek History, and on the Parthenon29
Chapter 3Nereus-The Greek Noah31
Chapter 4Herakles Seizes the Authority of Nereus/Noah39
Chapter 5The Flood Depicted on the Parthenon47
Chapter 6Before the Flood, the Kentaurs Take the Line of Kain's Women59
Chapter 7The Conquest of Noah's Yahweh-believing Sons83
Chapter 8Noah's Cloak on the Parthenon101
Chapter 9Peleus Abducts Thetis, the Daughter of Nereus/Noah121
Chapter 10The Amazons-Noah's Daughters Turned Warriors135
Part IIIThe East Pediment-The Greeks' Ultimate Artistic and Religious Statement147
Section IThe Evidence for Reconstructing the East Pediment149
Chapter 11The Pieces of the Puzzle151
Chapter 12The Central Figures-Zeus, Athena, Hera, and Hephaistos159
Section IIThe True Identity of the Central Figures165
Chapter 13Zeus-The Serpent Transfigured into an Image of Adam167
Chapter 14Athena-The Reborn Serpent's Eve175
Chapter 15Hera-The Primal Eve183
Chapter 16Hephaistos-The Deified Kain191
Section IIIThe Background of Athena's Birth-The Right Side of the Pediment199
Chapter 17Nyx-The Departing Darkness out of Which Arose Paradise201
Chapter 18The Hesperides-A Picture of Paradise207
Chapter 19Atlas Pushes away the Heavens, and with Them, the God of the Heavens213
Chapter 20Hermes-the Deified Cush Connects Eden with the Rebirth of the Serpent's Eve219
Section IVThe Power and Promise of Athena's Birth-The Left Side of the Pediment225
Chapter 21Helios-The Rising Sun Heralds the Birth of Athena and the New Greek Age227
Chapter 22The Immortal Herakles-Nimrod Transplanted to Greek Soil231
Chapter 23The Three Fates-Death Turned Back by the Immortal Athena239
Chapter 24Nike Amplifies the Victory of Zeus and Athena243
Part IVA Review of the East Pediment and the Overall Sculptural Theme of the Parthenon247
Chapter 25A Review of the East Pediment Sculptures249
Chapter 26Noah's Cloak, the Parthenon, and the Christ257
Art and Image Credits261

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Guest More than 1 year ago
This readable book helps explain the rationale behind questionable religious practices in our present confused world. I've read it several times, and it is a great reference. Added bonus: I may be able to finish reading the Iliad now!
Guest More than 1 year ago
After reading THE PARTHENON CODE, I understand Greek myth/art. It was meant to be understood. What a marvelous revelation! The book presents a GENUINE ancient artists' code which reveals the true history of humanity. Ancient Greek artists were brilliant. It's today's classicists and mythologists who, I regret to say, are stupid.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ridiculous if considered as a scholarly work. It is instead the height of Christian apologetics. Avoid this mind cluttering ramble.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This is the only book needed to understand what greek mythology actually is. Our past revealed.