Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Newark Octagon Superimposed over a Sumerian "Divine Emblem" for the Female Powers within the Sun.

Newark Octagon Superimposed over a Sumerian "Divine Emblem" for the Female Powers within the Sun.  
The Newark Octagon superimposed over a Sumerian "divine emblem" for the female powers within the sun.  


    Most groups of Babylonian and Assyrian divine emblems, there occur two distinct representations of the sun, “one being figured with four rays or divisions within the orb, and the other, with eight.” According to George Rawlinson, these figures represent a distinction between the male and female powers residing within the sun, the quartered disk signifying the male energy, and the eight-rayed orb appearing as the emblem of the female!
     During an earlier age of human history, prior to the dissensions which arose over the relative importance of the sexes in reproduction, and at a time when a mother and her child represented the Deity, the sun was worshiped as the female Jove. Everything in the universe was a part of this great God. At that time there had been no division in the god-idea. The Creator constituted a dual but indivisible unity. Dionysos formerly represented this God, as did also Om, Jove, Mithras, and others. Jove was the “Great Virgin” whence everything proceeds