Sunday, July 27, 2003

Gerald Stanley Hawkins Stonehenge - 216 LexiLine Journal

The following link from Explorator at Yahoo contains an obituary of
Gerald Stanley Hawkins

http://www.guardian.co.uk/obituaries/story/0,3604,1004737,00.html


who is often seen as the founder of scientific archaeoastronomy.

Hawkins was in my opinion the greatest student of the
megaliths in the 20th century.

He understood that megalithic man was quite a bright and resourceful
student of the heavens and that Neolithic man in general was and
still is greatly understimated by smug establishment scholars.

Mainstream archaeologists who thought they were criticizing the
superb work of Hawkins and who referred to the builders of
Stonehenge as "howling barbarians" were referring - in the last
anaylsis - to themselves.

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