Mysteries of the Hopewell: Astronomers, Geometers, and Magicians of the Eastern Woodlands (Ohio History and Culture)

Mysteries of the Hopewell: Astronomers, Geometers, and Magicians of the Eastern Woodlands (Ohio History and Culture)

William F. Romain


Buried underneath present day Midwestern cities, below numerous layers of earth and the amassed particles of 2 thousand years, are the clues to an historic secret. a local American humans, referred to now because the Hopewell, lived and labored those lands, construction earthworks which in a few circumstances dwarf the ruins at Stonehenge. extra considerably, those colossal earthworks have been inbuilt varied geometric shapes, utilizing a customary unit of degree and aligned to the cycles of the sunlight and the moon. utilizing the basis of present scholarship, Mysteries of the Hopewell offers new discoveries exhibiting the accomplishments of the Mound developers in astronomy, geometry, size, and counting. William Romain then is going one step extra to theorize why generations of individuals toiled to maneuver thousands of hundreds earth to shape those particular constructions, becoming a member of the ranks of the Egyptians, Mayans, Greeks, chinese language, and different complex old cultures. William Romain's Mysteries of the Hopewell will entice many readers, together with anthropologists, mathematicians, and historians, yet might be particularly to readers concerned with old cultures and looking factors for those superb earthen structures.

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