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Ancient Greek Legend Seems to Describe a Place in Peru: Early Contact?

Right: Gorgon (Andrea Astes/iStock) Background: Chavin de Huantar ruins in Peru, where one researcher says the mythical home of the ancient Greek Gorgon may have been. (Sharon odb/Wikimedia Commons)
Right: Gorgon (Andrea Astes/iStock) Background: Chavin de Huantar ruins in Peru, where one researcher says the mythical home of the ancient Greek Gorgon may have been. (Sharon odb/Wikimedia Commons)

In the 8th century B.C., the Greek poet Hesiod described in his “Theogony” a place at the end of the Earth where the gorgons dwell,...

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    Startling Similarity Between Noah Flood Story and Indian Legend of Manu

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    A New Way of Looking at Placebos: An Entanglement Theory

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    Exploring the Link Between Autism and Anomalous Experiences

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