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The Giants Of the British Isles: Corineus and Gogmagog


CORINEUS AND GOGMAGOG from Thomas Wright in the 1700’s, a mathemation, astrologer, writer. Who can dare question such an authority as John Milton? In his “History of Britain, that part especially now called England. From the first Traditional beginning continued to the Norman Conquest. Collected out of the antientest and best authors thereof.” he gives us the story of Brutus and of Corineus, “who with the battele Ax which he was wont to manage against the Tyrrhen Giants, is said to have done marvells.” With the adventures of these heroes in Africa and in Aquitania we have little concern. They suffer severe defeats and then “Brutus, finding now his powers much lessn’d, and this not yet the place foretold him, leaves Aquitain, with an easy course arriving at Totness in Dev’nshire, quickly perceivs heer to be the promis’d end of his labours.” The following matters interest us more closely: “The Iland, not yet Britain, but Albion, was in a manner desert and inhospitable, kept only by a remnant of Giants, whose excessive Force and Tyrannie had consumed the rest, watch video for more ancient mystery.

 

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Plan of the Town and Citadel of Plymouth, Benjamin Donn, 1765 – Royal Citadel, Plymouth – Wikipedia-public domain
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Music Credit:

Orc March by basematic (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/basematic/33579 Ft: snowflake, wolf sebastian, spinning merkaba

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