The Tall, Red-Headed Demi-Gods From Orion

The Tall, Red-Headed Demi-Gods From Orion

Humans through millennia have gazed into the night’s sky at Orion’s three outstanding stars. Among them was the Greek poet Homer who made mention of the constellation in the Odyssey;. the writers of the Old Testament referenced Orion in two of its books, Job and Amos; and the Egyptian mathematician Ptolemy, who cataloged Orion in his astronomical studies.

Named after the Greek hunter, the constellation of Orion is one of the most famous of all constellations, with nearly every ancient civilization forming an affinity to it from the Middle East to Africa and across the Americas. It is even said that the ancient Egyptians and Mayans used the three stars of Orion’s belt as a guide for positioning the pyramids, to mimic what they had seen in the heavens above. 

And modern-day researchers, including Freddy Silva, are putting together the pieces embedded in the myths of the ancient world, asserting that the “gods” descended from the belt of Orion, came to Earth, and became our ancestors.

Many have questioned the origins of humans on Earth, as there seems to be no definitive starting point, but several researchers, such as Graham Hancock, Freddy Silva, and others, have concluded that mainstream science is way off the mark.

Silva cites several interesting sites and cultures that point to extraterrestrial origins of the human race, and his evidence is worldwide. The gods, Silva suggests, may have been more literal than mythical. A god, he says, “was considered any being who had control over the laws of nature… a god is a force of nature.” The gods who descended from Orion and came to planet Earth were human-like, but not quite human.

Much of this mystery has to do with the great flood occurring around 12,000 years ago that is written about in the oldest literature of myriad cultures. Following the flood, the gods seem to have moved on from this world, leaving their children behind to procreate with human women. The offspring were known as Nephila, translating to “the children of Orion.” 

In an article, Silva writes that Robert Bauval, Belgian author and lecturer known for his Orion Correlation Theory regarding the Giza pyramid complex, and director-writer Adrian Gilbert, have shown how the foundation plan of the three main Giza pyramids mirror Orion’s belt as it would have been aligned around 10,500 B.C.E. 

This, as well as the geographical layout of Gobekli Tepe and the Mayan pyramids, maybe a clue to the origins of our modern-day human species. Why else, of all constellations, were early peoples so concerned with Orion (of all the billions of stars in the sky), other than to pay homage to the giant gods? 

In “Orion, Home of the Gods,” Silva tells Regina Meredith that the beings from Orion were red-haired giants, and their images can still be found on cave and rock wall drawings surviving from antiquity, including those painted on the walls of Horseshoe Canyon, Utah. 

And in the 17th century, when European explorers landed in the Pacific islands, from Easter Island to New Zealand, they were amazed at how many blond-haired natives inhabited Polynesia. Silva notes that 60 percent of the Tahitian islanders were blond and blue-eyed.

Freddy Silva is a treasure trove of information about the cultures linked to the constellation of Orion, as his books reveal. His latest interview leaves one wondering whether our earliest beginnings were anything but what modern-day science has concluded — and perhaps we are, in large part, descendants from a race of giants who were literally out of this world.

Exploring the Ancient Pyramids of the World

Exploring the Ancient Pyramids of the World

If there is one structure that still gives rise to great amounts of interest, speculation and awe, it’s the ancient pyramids.

Oftentimes when we think of the pyramids, we concentrate our attention on the most famous –– the Egyptian pyramids so often featured in movies and travel magazines.

But there are actually many more pyramid locations other than Egypt, including Central America, China and beyond. You may be surprised by the varied places you can find pyramids across the world –– including underwater.

By delving into more pyramid facts, we can unlock more information and understanding about these sizable structures, their prominence throughout the world, and even their relevance for those throughout the world.

What Exactly is a Pyramid?

While you may have initially learned about the pyramid shape in geometry class, architectural pyramids are a bit more complex.

Generally the shape of pyramids include at least three outer triangular surfaces which join together at a point at the top, with the base being any number of shapes with multiple sides. This means that the base of a pyramid could be a square or other polygon.

Pyramids were generally built this way in order to distribute the majority of the weight closer to the ground, meaning less pressure coming from the top. This also allowed the builders of the pyramid to more easily constrict the structures using dry stone construction.

Pyramids in Ancient Civilizations

While the general pyramid structure generally remains the same, each civilization that constructed pyramids did so in a slightly different way. Let’s take a look at a few of the civilizations that lay claim to impressive ancient pyramids, and why each one is worth a closer look.

Egypt

The three famous ancient pyramids found in Egypt are what most people think of when they think of the pyramids. Current Egyptologists believe the Great Pyramid was constructed for Pharaoh Khufu, and is situated the furthest north.

Said to have been constructed in 2551 B.C., it used to measure about 147 meters, it now stands at around 137 meters, and contains more than 2 million blocks. The Great Pyramid was deemed one of the Seven Wonders of the World by the Greeks, and is the only one that has survived to the present day.

Another one of the over 100 pyramids in Egypt is the Pyramid of Djoser, built for his namesake the Pharaoh as a mausoleum. This pyramid is more of a step pyramid design, which involved six successively smaller layers and a flat top.

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