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The native inhabitants of "America" are related to the Armorican maritime culture of the North Atlantic and other seafaring tribes of Europe - moreover, according to Plato, the Atlantic Ocean was once navigable long ago - before the "great deluge from heaven".

Chapter 3: The Erie Connection

1/ Exactly when the vigesimal alphabet of Ogam was forwarded to the British Isles from America by ancient Atlantean sailors is not known, but it is believed that the builders of Stonehenge - the most famous and distinctive historical monument in northern Europe, may have employed the alphabet since many nearby megalithic stone items of that era have Ogamic markings carved on them.
(The Stonehenge site and its "hinged" method of stone construction, are dated to the same Neolithic era in which the great pyramids of Egypt were built)

Stonehenge was a time-keeping tool.

Stonehenge is perhaps the most impressive megalithic structure in the northern European region that was built using iron rod and port-hole construction. Many believe it was an astronomical calendar that helped define lunar-solar time mesurements by marking the movements of the moon and sun.

2/ Furthermore, the sun-worshiping Atlantean culture that built Stonehenge also constructed other stone megalithic sites throughout ancient Brittany and western Europe.
(Unique megalithic stone-works called Dolmens, in which large multi-ton boulders are balanced on top of three or more smaller stones, can also be found in New England - one weighing over forty tons near Salem N.Y.)

3/ Actually, there exist several trans-Atlantic cultural connections that predate the Viking Age; one is, because of a new understanding regarding ancient nautical migrations of seafaring families along the North Atlantic, the Erie and Iroquoi Indians of North America may have influenced or inspired the phonetic identification of the "strange and enchanting" island of Ireland!
(Eri = Iro = Ire = Euro - as in Europe or "euros", meaning "east")
[It is important to realize that the native tribes of the New World and their name titles existed long before the European colonization of the American continents]

The Armorican realm of the west.

The ancient ogamic alphabet links the Armorican and the "American" maritime cultures of the North Atlantic. Are the Greek and the Creek cultures really separated by a thousand years?

4/ Another more important "phonetical connection" across the north Atlantic realm is that the Brittanic lands of the pre-Viking maritime Celtic community - known as the Armoricans of Armorica (armar = upon the sea), may have help influenced European map makers of the Renaissance in designating the inhabited "sun set isles of the Atlantic" (i.e. the maritime lands of the Brittanic Armorican culture - including all lands to the west of Europe) the continents of "America".
(The Italian cartographer - Amerigo Vaspucci may not be the only reason why the New World was named America)
[The Armorican fleet of 220 ships were defeated by Julius Caesar during his Gaulic (or Gaelic) campaign because, on the day of the battle, the prevailing winds off the coast near what is now the English Channel stopped blowing, leaving the sailing ships of the Celtic navy vulnerable to the "rowing" Romans in their war galleys]

5/ However, the most significant trans-Atlantean connection of cultural contact that predates the Viking Age is the chronological similarity between the Julian Lunar-solar Calendar and the Trans-Atlantean Solar Calendar.

6/ There are only two major differences between the two calendars.

7/ First, the Julian Lunar-solar Calendar (which became effective right after the navel battle between the Roman and Armorican fleets) intercalates a leap-day every four years - whereas the Trans-Atlantean Solar Calendar intercalates a leap-day every fourth and fifth year.
(The Greek philosopher Plato specifically documented that the "Atlanteans of Atlantis" would meet every fourth and fifth year at the central acropolis in the capital city of Atlantis)

This data page list certain timekeeping formulas used by ancient cultures that attempted to balance annual time. A recent calendrical overview of the numerical possibilities suggest that the 7-day weekly count may have been used in the New World long before 500 years ago. Also revealed is the suggestion that the 4-year "leap" day concept of the Julian Calendar may be linked to the Mayan calendar by way of the Armorican maritime culture.

8/ And second, the Trans-Atlantean Solar Calendar has a "super leap day" every fifty years - whereas the Julian Lunar-solar Calendar does not.

9/ But the resemblance between the two are remarkably compatible, for example; Both accommodate a time table of a seven-day week and a fifty-two week period per year, both also account for a systematic leap-day formula based on direct solar time and not on "reflective" lunar time.

10/ What this calendrical similarity really means is that the Julian Lunar-solar Calendar was created when the Europeans compromised the calendrical time keeping habits of the maritime Atlantean cultures - which used a seasonal time table, with the time keeping habits from the Near and Middle Eastern peoples - which used a 29.5 day "moonth" time table.

11/ Again, more about the Trans-Atlantean Solar Calendar and its forgotten role in ancient history later, but for now let us continue our investigation as to how the Latin alphabet evolved from Ogamic communication.

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