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[The great sea-serpent, upon the coast of New-England, in 1817]

[The great sea-serpent, upon the coast of New-England, in 1817]

[with a portrait of his majesty

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Published by s.n. in Hartford, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea monsters -- New England -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    GenreAnecdotes
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 43432
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination20 p., 1 leaf of plates
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18056290M

    Internet Archive BookReader The great sea-serpent. An historical and critical treatise. With the reports of appearances the suppositions and suggestions of scientific and non-scientific persons, and the author's conclusions. Title: The Great sea-serpent [Liberty] as it appeared to many people [L'Ancien Régime] in Date Created/Published: [no date recorded on caption card] Medium: 1 photographic print. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ (b&w film copy neg.).

    The Great Sea-Serpent is seen again The point 4 11 S. latitude and 10 15 E. longitude is close to, if not actually upon, the coast of Africa; and it is an impossibility for any sailing vessel. In An Account of Two Voyages to New England, published in , John Josselyn recalled a conversation with residents of the Massachusetts colony: "They told me of a sea-serpent or snake, that lay coiled upon a rock at Cape Ann." This is the first known .

    The great sea-serpent. An historical and critical treatise. With the reports of appearances the suppositions and suggestions of scientific and non-scientific persons, . Gloucester Sea Serpent Fishing was a major industry in the Northeast, from colonial times until the early 20th century. Maritime folklore was prevalent in the culture, with many stories of ghost ships and giant sea monsters being published in the newspapers over the years.


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Get this from a library. [The great sea-serpent, upon the coast of New-England, in ]: [with a portrait of his majesty. [John W Boynton]. Mysterious and strange are the ocean depths, but pioneering cyptozoologist ANTOON CORNELIS OUDEMANS () attempted to bring some order to the realm with this survey of the reports of monsters of the sea, the first of its kind.

Brand: Cosimo. It is the great sea-serpent, long ago the theme of song and story. It was born and nourished and sprang forth from men’s cunning and was laid upon the bottom of the sea, stretching from the Eastern to the Western land, bearing messages, quick as light flashes to our earth.

It is the great sea-serpent, long ago the theme of song and story. It was born and nourished and sprang forth from men’s cunning and was laid upon the bottom of the sea, stretching from the Eastern to the Western land, bearing messages, quick as light flashes to our earth.

Sea serpent sightings on the coast of New England, are documented beginning in An incident in August spawned a rather silly mix-up when a committee of the New England Linnaean Society went so far as to give a deformed terrestrial snake the name Scoliophis atlanticus, believing it was the juvenile form of a sea serpent that had.

The Drachenkampf mytheme, the chief god in the role of the hero slaying a sea serpent, is widespread both in the Ancient Near East and in Indo-European mythology, e.g.

Lotan and Hadad, Leviathan and Yahweh, Tiamat and Marduk (see also Labbu, Bašmu, Mušḫuššu), Illuyanka and Tarhunt, Yammu and Baal in the Baal Cycle etc. The Hebrew Bible also has less mythological descriptions of large sea Grouping: Legendary creature.

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The Great Sea - A Human History of the Mediterranean by David Abulafia is a fascinating book. If it was a work of fiction, or if it was more mythically inclined, I would even venture to call it an epic/5.

The first reported sighting of a sea serpent in North American waters appears in John Josselyn's An Account of Two Voyages to New England, published init reads: "They told me [in ] of a sea serpent or snake, that lay quoiled up like a cable upon a rock at Cape Ann; a boat passing by with English[men] on board, and two Indians, they would have shot the serpent, but the Indians.

“The Great Sea Serpent” was a heavily illustrated work by Dutch zoologist A.C. Oudemans (). Sister Celia Laighton Thaxter suggested in her book Among the Isles of Author: J. Dennis Robinson. In "The Great New England Sea Serpent," J.P. O'Neill draws on the historical record as well as previously unpublished first-hand accounts to chronicle more than sightings of the mysterious marine creatures inhabiting the Gulf of :   USA: NEW ENGLAND SEA SERPENT Could America’s east coast be home to a mysterious monster of the deep.

History records reveal hundreds of eye-witness accounts spanning years. Animal X talks to. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Nahant Sea Serpent.

Samuel Adams Drake wrote about the Cape Ann sea serpent in “A Book of New England Legends and Folk Lore” published in “There is one topic with which the annals of Nahant are inseparably associated that we feel a natural diffidence in approaching, yet cannot in conscience ignore, and that is the sea serpent.

The Great Sea Serpent (Pu–) is a dramatic double-spread showing a huge snake-like monster with a basilisk’s stare looking down at a boat occupied by Europe’s deposed rulers.

Large coils appear in the turbulent waters of political unrest and the sun is sinking on the horizon, the symbol of decline and change. Reports of sailors having been terrified by the sight of monstrous sea serpents have been published in many countries for centuries.

A book, The Great Sea-Serpent, published in London inreported more than such sightings. Surprisingly, many of the descriptions seem to tally. J.P.

O'Neill, author of The Great New England Sea Serpent, theorizes that the deterioration of the once-fertile fishing areas off of New England by over-fishing may have caused the creature to find another place to eat, or even go extinct.

Ironically that would mean that a hundred years ago there was once a population of sea-serpents, but now. Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know.Many of the ideas formed about sea serpents in the 19th century with the problem of the great American sea serpent were brought into the 20th and some are still with us today.

Some of these 19th century ideas are cleverly brought together in a Washington Times article, “ The Sea Serpent is a Fact, ” from Ap(available via. About a quarter of the way into the book there is a map titled “A Correct View of the Town and Outer Harbour of Gloucester and the Appearance of Author: Ben Shattuck.