Caverns, Cauldrons, and Concealed Creatures: A Study of Subterranean Mysteries in History, Folklore, and Myth
Caverns, Cauldrons, & Concealed Creatures is the first book of its kind in terms of going in-depth to examine the striking similarities between folklore, religious, mythic, new age, fictional, and first-hand witness or historical accounts of cryptid and reptilian figures. Drawing from scientific facts, folklore and comparative mythology, and anecdotal sources, it is de...more
Published September 1st 2002 by TGS-HiddenMysteries
(first published 2002)
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Feb 19, 2014 Little rated it 1 of 5 stars
Paranoid misinterpretations of ancient mysteries and Underworld mythology. The author's lack of understanding shows at each turn and his conjectures are not only ludicrous, but also often offensive. I would go off on a suitable rant, but quite frankly I have other books to read.
As a fan of mythology, conspiracy theories, historical texts, and fantasy writing of all types I really enjoyed this book. The book is an interesting albeit highly speculative exploration of different cultures views and understanding of creatures they believe to be living around them as the title suggests, in caverns, caves, and generally underground. Depending on what other books you enjoy you might really like this (those who like ufo literature, paranormal stuff, and secret societies) or find...more
Sep 27, 2013 Elentarri rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
This is an extremely interesting book with an interesting and scarey hypothesis that makes more sense to me than the usual "guesses" and "explanations". The answer might just be beneath our feet instead of amongst the stars.