Four thousand years ago, a stranger's death at the Old Temple of Ratharryn, and his ominous "gift" of gold, precipitates the building of what for centuries to come will be known as one of mankind's most singular and remarkable achievements.
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Four thousand years ago, three brothers grow up in a land that is now Britain. One becomes a warrior, ruthless in his pursuit of gold and power. One is a mystic who sees visions of the future and hears the gods speak to him. Between them stands Sagan, the gentle brother who will dedicate his life to building a temple he hopes will bring health and peace to the land.
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Eight days before the summer solstice, a man is butchered in a blood-freezing sacrifice on the ancient site of Stonehenge before a congregation of robed worshippers. Within hours, one of the world's foremost treasure hunters has shot himself in his country mansion. And to his estranged son, young archaeologist Gideon Chase, he leaves a cryptic letter.
While researching why Freud failed to win a Nobel Prize at the Nobel Archives in Sweden, a psychiatrist makes an unusual discovery. Among the piles of papers in the "Crackpot" file are letters addressed to the executor of Alfred Nobel's will, written by several notable Nobel laureates - including Rudyard Kipling and Marie Curie - each offering an explanation of why and how Stonehenge was constructed. Diligent research uncovers that Alfred Nobel added a secret codicil to his will, a prize for the Nobel laureate who solves the mystery of Stonehenge.
Bernard Cornwell's brilliant novel, reissued for fans to find out the story behind the stones. This is the tale of three brothers and of their rivalry that created this great temple. One summer's day, a dying stranger carrying great wealth in gold comes to the settlement of Ratharryn. The three sons of Ratharryn's chief each perceive the great gift in a different way. The eldest, Lengar, the warrior, harnesses his murderous ambition to be a ruler and take great power for his tribe.
Learn the history of Stonehenge with iMinds insightful audio knowledge series. Five thousand years ago, at the same time as the pyramids were being constructed in Egypt, another monolithic structure was being built in the English county now known as Wiltshire. This structure, a complex series of earthworks and towering standing stones, is one of Europe's most famous prehistoric sites.
In the past the elders had encyclopaedic memories. They could name all the animals and plants across the landscape and the stars in the sky, too. Yet most of us struggle to memorise more than a short poem. Using traditional Aboriginal Australian songlines as the key, Lynne Kelly has identified the powerful memory technique used by indigenous people around the world.
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On the Salisbury Plain, only a few hours from the hustle and bustle of Central London, remains one of the greatest surviving relics of humanity's ancient past: the mighty stone circle of Stonehenge. Stonehenge is one of the most well-known ancient sites in the world, and an image of it raises numerous associations and emotional responses.
A dark mystery has been buried beneath the sands of the Sahara for eons. In a basement in New Mexico, four poker buddies find reason to believe that a startling secret is out there, and these four amateur adventurers are about to uncover it.
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Four thousand years ago, a stranger's death and his ominous "gift" of gold precipitates the building of what will become known as one of mankind's most remarkable achievements. Stonehenge catapults us into a powerful and vibrant world of ritual and sacrifice at once timeless and wholly original. This is an epic tale of patricide, betrayal and murder; of brotherly rivalry; and of the never-ending quest for power, wealth, and spiritual fulfillment.
Eight days before the summer solstice, a man is butchered in a blood-freezing sacrifice on the ancient site of Stonehenge before a congregation of robed worshippers. Within hours, one of the world's foremost treasure hunters has shot himself in his country mansion. And to his estranged son, young archaeologist Gideon Chase, he leaves a cryptic letter...
"Stonehenge May Be a 'Used' Monument from Wales" was published on December 8, 2015 on CNET.com. It was written by Amanda Kooser and narrated by Rex Anderson.
In questa conferenza del 1909 Sinnet, esponente della Società Teosofica di Londra, propone la teoria di un’origine atlantidea delle Piramidi e di Stonehenge. L’ipotesi è introdotta da una presentazione di concetti quali chiaroveggenza, magnetismo, memoria akashica, che hanno contribuito a formare detta teoria. Atlantide è uno dei misteri più affascinanti della storia delle civiltà umane, e questo contributo, se non offre chiarimenti conclusivi, porge però ipotesi coerenti e notevolmente suggestive.
Bernard Cornwell's new novel, following the outstanding success of his Arthurian trilogy, is the story of three brothers and of their rivalry that creates the great temple we know as Stonehenge.
Ein kleiner Bronzekelch aus dem Besitz von Tron führt Student Georg Brand auf die Spur eines alten Druidenkults. Uraltes Wissen hütet dieser Zirkel, der Georg nach Südengland und zum Hügel von Salisbury führt - zu den Ruinen von Stonehenge. Hat Tron wirklich das Geheimnis des Zaubertranks der alten Kelten gelöst, der Unsterblichkeit verspricht? Offenbarung 23 - Die Kult-Verschwörungs-Serie.
"They Don't Need No Stinkin' Salads! A Look at What Stonehenge Builders Ate" was published on October 13, 2015 on CNET.com. It was written by Danny Gallagher and narrated by Rex Anderson.
Om "Stonehenge kulten" - download lydbog. Otte dage før sommersolhverv bliver en mand slagtet i en frygtelig ofring på det ældgamle monument Stonehenge i England foran en forsamling af kappeklædte tilbedere. Inden for få timer efter denne begivenhed har en af verdens førende skattejægere skudt sig selv på sit landsted. Han efterlader et kryptisk brev til sin søn, han ikke har talt med i årevis, den unge arkæolog Gideon Chase.
Nachdem es Kevin von Locksley im Heiligen Land gelungen ist, König Richard Löwenherz vor den finsteren Ränken zweier Magier zu warnen, kehrt er zurück in seine Heimat.
Unerklärliche Erlebnisse, Mysterien und Rätsel vergangener Kulturen - jahrelang war Rainer Holbes RTL-Sendung "Unglaubliche Geschichten" den besonderen Phänomenen dieser Welt gewidmet. Aus dem daraus entstandenen authentischen Tonmaterial hat Holbe nun die beeindruckendsten Dokumente zu einer Gesamtschau zusammengestellt.
Three days before her 24th birthday, Katherine Gregory receives a letter from her deceased mother. It details a faery curse in which the eldest child in each generation will die in their 25th year. Also three days before her 24th birthday, a new love interest comes knocking, and her first love has returned. Neither man is what he seems, and Katherine may have to choose between them. And three days before her 24th birthday, Katherine must decide if this is all real, or if the strange visions she's been having are just a figment of her imagination.