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An alternative interpretation of the meaning of the Parthenon Sculptures

Robert Bowie Johnson Jr.’s new book claims to unlock the hidden meaning behind the sculptures of the Parthenon sculptures. Unfortunately if it is anything like his previous book “Athena & Eden” it will be more a case of post-rationalising his own interpretation onto the sculptures as a means of projecting his own viewpoint. Thereby presenting an interpretation not seen in any other books on the subject.
I would not personally recommend that you buy this book, unless you also read some other books on the subject such as those by Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlof & Jennifer Neils amongst others.

From:
PR Newswire [1]

New Book Decodes Greek Myth/Art, Meaning of Parthenon Sculptures

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Those ancient Greek “myths” we
learned about in school, it turns out, weren’t myths at all, but rather the
history of the human race told from the Greeks’ unique religious standpoint.
The Parthenon Code: Mankind’s History in Marble, by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr.,
newly-released from Solving Light Books, decodes Greek myth and deciphers the
meaning of the sculptures of Athena’s ancient temple, the Parthenon.

The author shows that Greek myth/art tells the same story as Genesis
except from the standpoint that the serpent enlightened Adam and Eve in Eden
rather than deluding them.
“In their vase-paintings and sculptures, ancient Greek artists take us
back through Noah and the Flood to a woman, a serpent, and an apple tree in an
ancient paradise,” Mr. Johnson said. “Greek art portrays the myth, and Greek
myth explains the art. Once you see the Genesis connection, Greek myth/art
becomes easy to understand. The Greek artists meant for us to understand it,”
he added.
Six ancient vase depictions of the Greek version of Eden and five
sculptures relating to Eden appear in the book.

According to the author, an authentic ancient Greek artists’ code,
designed to clearly portray Greek religious history to the masses, first
appeared in about 600 BC and reached its highest form with the sculptures of
the Parthenon, the national symbol of Greece, completed in 432 BC.
The Parthenon Code reveals that the ancient Greeks rejected the Creator
God of Noah in favor of “man as the measure of all things.” Thus, Greek
myth/art celebrated the re-emergence of the way of Kain (Cain) after the
Flood, and the rebirth of the serpent-friendly Eve, whom the Greeks worshipped
as Athena. The Greeks called Noah Nereus, the “Wet One,” and dated the
beginning of their contrary religious outlook from the latter years of his
life, depicting the patriarch’s image on many vases, seventeen of which appear
in the book.

The Parthenon Code is available nationwide at Barnes and Noble Bookstores,
Borders, and online at bn.com, amazon.com, and solvinglight.com. Table of
Contents, sample chapters, sculptures restored by computer, and other details:
http://www.theparthenoncode.com [2].

ISBN: 0-9705438-3-2
7×10 hardcover, 288 pp.
251 b/w illustrations, $29.95
More information: http://theparthenoncode.com/pressreleases/edennoah.htm [3]