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Velikovsky and then
Velikovsky lived in what was then the British Mandate of Palestine from 1924 to 1939, practising medicine in the fields of general practice, psychiatry and psychoanalysis ( which he had studied under Sigmund Freud's pupil Wilhelm Stekel in Vienna ).
Rather than have his ideas dismissed wholesale because of potential flaws in any one area, Velikovsky then chose to publish them as a series of book volumes, aimed at a lay audience, dealing separately with his proposals on ancient history, and with areas more relevant to the physical sciences.

Velikovsky and Europe
During the remainder of the 1970s, Velikovsky devoted a great deal of his time and energy to rebutting his critics in academia, and he continued to tour North America and Europe to deliver lectures on his ideas.

Velikovsky and before
Earlier, Henry Bauer challenged the traditional view that the Velikovsky Affair illustrated the resistance of scientists to new ideas by pointing out " the nature and validity of Velikovsky's claims must be considered before one decides that the Affair can illuminate the reception of new ideas in science ..."
He wrote a book called In the Beginning ; in the book Velikovsky describes catastrophes which had occurred before those described in his first book, Worlds in Collision.

Velikovsky and briefly
Velikovsky had put forward his ideas briefly in Theses for the Reconstruction of Ancient History in 1945, where he claimed that the history of the ancient Near East down to the time of Alexander the Great is garbled, but Ages in Chaos was his first full-length work on the subject.

Velikovsky and at
The son of Shimon ( Simon Yehiel ) Velikovsky ( 1859 – 1937 ) and Beila Grodensky, he learned several languages as a child and was sent away to study at the Medvednikov Gymnasium in Moscow, where he performed well in Russian and mathematics.
In the late 1990s, a large portion of Velikovsky's unpublished book manuscripts, essays and correspondence became available at the Velikovsky Archive website.
This was followed by Oedipus and Akhnaton, Peoples of the Sea and Rameses II and His Time, and two further works that were unpublished at the time of his death but that are now available online at the Velikovsky Archive: The Assyrian Conquest and The Dark Ages of Greece.
C. Leroy Ellenberger with Immanuel Velikovsky at Seaside Heights, New Jersey, in 1978.
The late Stephen Jay Gould offered a synopsis of the mainstream response to Velikovsky, writing, " Velikovsky is neither crank nor charlatan — although, to state my opinion and to quote one of my colleagues, he is at least gloriously wrong ... Velikovsky would rebuild the science of celestial mechanics to save the literal accuracy of ancient legends.
Sagan's arguments were aimed at a popular audience and he did not remain to debate Velikovsky in person, facts that were used by Velikovsky's followers to attempt to discredit his analysis.
Earlier in 1974, James Fitton published a brief critique of Velikovsky's interpretation of myth ( ignored by Velikovsky and his defenders ), whose indictment began: " In at least three important ways Velikovsky's use of mythology is unsound.
Bauer accuses Velikovsky of dogmatically asserting interpretations which are at best possible, and gives several examples from Ages in Chaos.
Velikovsky claimed that this made him a " suppressed genius ", and he likened himself to Giordano Bruno, who was burnt at the stake.
Rejecting the Revised Chronology of Immanuel Velikovsky and the Glasgow Chronology presented at the Society for Interdisciplinary Studies's 1978 " Ages in Chaos " conference, the New Chronology lowers the Egyptian dates ( established within the traditional chronology ) by up to 350 years at points prior to the universally accepted fixed date of 664 BC for the sacking of Thebes by Ashurbanipal.
At the time of his death he considered that completing his reconstruction of ancient history would require a further two volumes: The Assyrian Conquest and The Dark Age of Greece ; these were never published in print in English, but online versions are available at the Velikovsky archive.
Bauer accused Velikovsky of dogmatically asserting his own point of view to be correct, where at best this is only one possible interpretation of the historical material in question, and gives several examples from Ages in Chaos.
James, another Glasgow delegate who went on to publish a work challenging the concept of a widespread dark age at the end of the Bronze Age, credited Velikovsky with " point the way to a solution by challenging Egyptian chronology ", but criticised Velikovsky's chronology as " disastrously extreme ", producing " a rash of new problems far more severe than those it hoped to solve " and noted that " Velikovsky understood little of archaeology and nothing of stratigraphy ".

Velikovsky and taking
Upon taking his medical degree, Velikovsky left Russia for Berlin.

Velikovsky and .
* November 17 – Immanuel Velikovsky, Russian author and psychiatrist ( b. 1895 )
In 1960, Immanuel Velikovsky ( 1895 – 1979 ) published a book called Oedipus and Akhnaton which made a comparison between the stories of the legendary Greek figure, Oedipus, and the historic Egyptian King of Thebes, Akhnaton.
Another claim was made by Immanuel Velikovsky, who hypothesized an incestuous relationship with his mother, Tiye.
Velikovsky also posited that Akhenaten had elephantiasis, producing enlarged legs.
As part of his argument, Velikovsky uses the fact that Akhenaten viciously carried out a campaign to erase the name of his father, which he argues could have developed into Oedipus killing his father.
In the same 1960 work, Oedipus and Akhnaton, Velikovsky not only saw Akhenaten as the origin of Oedipus, but also identified him with a Pharaoh mentioned only in Herodotus, " Anysis of the city of the same name " — Akhenaten of Akhetaten.
Similarly to earlier authors such as Immanuel Velikovsky and Erich von Däniken, Sitchin advocated hypotheses in which extraterrestrial events supposedly played a significant role in ancient human history.
According to former Immanuel Velikovsky assistant turned prolific critic, C. Leroy Ellenberger, " states that from an equal start, the Nefilim evolved on Nibiru 45 million years ahead of comparable development on Earth with its decidedly more favorable environment.
In the 1950s, Immanuel Velikovsky propounded catastrophism in several popular books.
Velikovsky used this to explain the biblical plagues of Egypt, the biblical reference to the " Sun standing still " for a day ( Joshua 10: 12 & 13, explained by changes in Earth's rotation ), and the sinking of Atlantis.
Abell was also passionate about debunking pseudoscientific claims such as those by Immanuel Velikovsky.
Immanuel Velikovsky () ( 17 November 1979 ) was a Russian-Jewish psychiatrist and independent scholar, best known as the author of a number of controversial books reinterpreting the events of ancient history, in particular the US bestseller Worlds in Collision, published in 1950.
In positioning Velikovsky among catastrophists including Hans Bellamy, Ignatius Donnelly, and Johann Gottlieb Radlof, the British astronomers Victor Clube and Bill Napier noted "... Velikovsky is not so much the first of the new catastrophists ...; he is the last in a line of traditional catastrophists going back to mediaeval times and probably earlier.
" Velikovsky argued that electromagnetic effects play an important role in celestial mechanics.
Nonetheless, his books often sold well and gained an enthusiastic support in lay circles, often fuelled by claims of unfair treatment for Velikovsky by orthodox academia.
There, with the financial support of his father, Velikovsky edited and published two volumes of scientific papers translated into Hebrew.
In 1923, Velikovsky married Elisheva Kramer, a young violinist.
In 1939, with the prospect of war looming, Velikovsky travelled with his family to New York, intending to spend a sabbatical year researching for his book Oedipus and Akhenaton.
To disprove Freud's claim and to prove the Exodus as such, Velikovsky sought evidence for the Exodus in Egyptian documents.
1250 BCE ), Velikovsky had to revise or correct the conventional chronology.

then and traveled
The bond issue will go to the state courts for a friendly test suit to test the validity of the act, and then the sales will begin and contracts let for repair work on some of Georgia's most heavily traveled highways.
The car spun around again, Simms said, before Stickney could turn north in Prairie Avenue, and then violated two stop lights as he traveled north into Wilmette in Prairie.
He then traveled with Xenocrates to the court of his friend Hermias of Atarneus in Asia Minor.
When Troy was sacked by the Greeks, Aeneas, after being commanded by the gods to flee, gathered a group, collectively known as the Aeneads, who then traveled to Italy and became progenitors of Romans.
In mid-November 2000, the 9 / 11 Commission believes that Nami, Wail and Waleed al-Shehri, all of whom had obtained their U. S. visas in late October, traveled in a group from Saudi Arabia to Beirut and then onward to Iran where they could travel through to Afghanistan without getting their passports stamped.
He traveled extensively and became a member of the Foreign Policy Association, and was called upon to advise then – U. S. President John F. Kennedy.
He traveled in a closed coach from then on.
He first traveled Pisa, then onto Rome.
Pythagoras ( 582-496 BC ) of Ionia, and later, Italy, then colonized by Greeks, may have been a student of Thales, and traveled to Babylon and Egypt.
He did not undertake further missions for Florence until 1365, and traveled to Naples and then on to Padua and Venice, where he met up with Petrarch in grand style at Palazzo Molina, Petrarch's residence as well as the place of Petrarch's library.
Dubbed " the Collective " by the Avengers, against whom he then fought, the Collective traveled to Genosha and reached out to the startled Magneto.
For instance, if a vehicle travels a certain distance at a speed x ( e. g. 60 kilometres per hour ) and then the same distance again at a speed y ( e. g. 40 kilometres per hour ), then its average speed is the harmonic mean of x and y ( 48 kilometres per hour ), and its total travel time is the same as if it had traveled the whole distance at that average speed.
In 1935 Pei boarded the SS President Coolidge and sailed to San Francisco, then traveled by train to Philadelphia.
He then adopted the dress of a philosopher himself and traveled about teaching.
In 1977 he was honored by a major retrospective at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, in New York that then traveled to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC.
A rotating cog wheel was placed in the path of the light beam as it traveled from the source, to the mirror and then returned to its origin.
The two then traveled, eventually stopping in Osaka.
Davis played some gigs at the Cafe Bohemia with a short-lived formation that included Sonny Rollins and drummer Art Taylor, and then traveled to France, where he recorded the score to Louis Malle's film Ascenseur pour l ' échafaud.
Atta then traveled to Boston, and on September 10, with Abdulaziz al-Omari to Portland, Maine.
They then traveled about India incognito while begging for food and carrying out Baba's instructions in accordance with a strict set of " conditions of the New Life.
He then traveled to Meher Mount at Ojai, California before continuing on to Australia.
He then traveled to Malaysia for the 2000 Al-Qaeda Summit.
The race then traveled to the heart of the city, where it kindled the sacrificial fire on the altar of Athena on the Acropolis to conclude the festival.
He then traveled in Europe and worked on a railroad in Yugoslavia for six months.

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