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Then the elder Pliny who died in the year A.D.79, tells us that
in his time they were still dwelling in the same neighborhood...
In many respects the career of this people is strikingly
different from that of any other nation of equal historic renown.
For 300 years, beginning with the days of Tacitus, their history
consists of little else than a dreary record of barbarian
slaughter and pillage. A century later, the Goths have become the
mightiest nation in Europe. One of their kings sits on the throne
of the Caesars, the wisest and most beneficent ruler that Italy
has known for ages; the other reigns over Spain, and the richest
part of Gaul. We look forward 250 years, and the Gothic Kingdoms
are no more; the nation itself has vanished from the stage of
history, leaving scarcely a trace behind."

     In this relation, it is very important and interesting that
in the Gothic epic of Beowulf, written about 1000 A.D., the hero
of the story, Beowulf, is a son of Ecgtheow, king of the Geats or
Getae. The poem also relates many particulars in the history of
the royal houses of the Danes, Swedes, Angles, and Ostrogoths.
(Refer to "Beowulf" in Encyclopedia Britannica).
     The name of the Goths may have vanished from history, but
not the people; at least not in Germany and Scandinavia, for
another form of Gutones is Teutons. A study of the articles
"Teutones" and "Teutonic Languages" in the Encyclopedia
Britannica will inform the reader that the old Germans, Teutons,
and Goths were one and the same family of people, speaking the
same language and believing in the same gods. It is unfortunate
that since the World War (WW1 the writer is refering to - Keith
Hunt) it has become fashionable with some English writers to
denounce everything by the name of German and to disavow any
relationship with them, one of those writers openly stating that
he "would hate to be related to the Germans." Such hate is
unbecoming to a scholar and throws grave doubts upon the
reliability of his work. Such an attitude could be excused during
the heat of the War, but it is mischievous and unscientific to
continue such propaganda. Even the royal house of England has
renounced the name of Queen Victoria's Prince Consort of
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, a name which surely is Saxon and Gothic
enough. If they renounced that name, why not also the name of
Guelph, which is also German or Teutonic.


     The English, the German, the Dutch, and the Scandinavian
languages are branches of one central stem, the ancient Gothic,
the early symbols of which were the Runes and Futhorks, which in
turn are derived from the Aryan-Phoenician, as Prof. Waddell has
shown and as any study of the history of the alphabet will
reveal. The gods of the Northmen are the same as those of the
Saxons and the Teutons. The Odin of the Norse is the Woden of the
Angles and the Wotan of the Germans. Even the names of the days
of the week are the same in German, English, and Scandinavian:
Sunday, devoted to the Sun god; Monday, to the Moon god;
Thursday, to Thor the god of thunder; Friday, to Freya; and
Saturday, to Saturn. It is true that the Germans of today are not
pure Saxon nor Gothic, but have a large mixture of Japhetic blood
and the strain of Ishmael among them; but from the Elbe westward
the Saxon element predominates. It is tragic that Germany of
today should go back to her ancient mythology, to the Swastika,
and even practice the rites of Sun worship; but it establishes,
nevertheless, the common ancestry of Teutons, Saxons, and, Celts.
     A perusal of the "Eddas," a collection of the ancient Sagas
of the Goths, collected by Snorri Sturluson in the twelfth
century tells us how Odin led the Asa, who called themselves a
Divine race, from the shores of the Black Sea through Russia into
southern Scandinavia, where they became the aristocracy. It is
from the Eddas that we learn of the gods of the ancient Asia men:
Thor, Balder, Frig, Heimdall, Aegir, Freya, and the Valkyries.
One of the Sagas recites how God, disguised as a man named Rig,
met on the seashore the first pair, named Ai and Edda, and gave
them the power of childbearing, and from them has sprung the race
of the thralls.


     Concerning the "Eddas," Prof. Waddell on Page 73 of his
"Aryan Origin of the Alphabet" writes: "The Runic letters of the
Goths, British Scandinavians and Anglo-Saxons, and used by Cadmon
or Caedmon, uniquely preserve very numerous archaic features of
their Sumerian parents, which indicate far remoter and more
independent origin than the Greek or Roman letters from which
they have been supposed to be derived. This significantly
confirms the vastly remote antiquity of the great Gothic epics
which the Runic writing enshrines, namely, 'The Eddas.' These
Eddas, I find, are not mythological poems of Gothic 'gods' as
hitherto supposed, through their mutilated and preverted Teutonic
'translations' and 'paraphrases'; but are the genuine historical
Gothic tradition, handed down in writing continuously through the
ages on the rise of the Aryans, Sumerians, or Goths under King
Heria, Thor or Ar-Thur, and of their struggles and achievements
in establishing the Higher Civilization in the Ancient World."
     From Chapter VI we have already seen that Prof. Waddell has
shown that the Gothic Thor is derived from Dar in Indara, the
Aryan name for Jehovah. Thor therefore is none other than the
Gothic pagan name for Jehovah, and they made Him the god of
thunder and of Justice.


     The Hebrew-Phoenician inscriptions found in the Crimea and
vicinity indicate that the Saki, who left those inscriptions
there, were not a heathen people and were conscious of their
Israelitish descent, while on the other hand the mythology of the
Goths shows that they were pagans. The enigma thus presented can
only be explained by the fact that most of the Gothic sagas
center around Odin, who, although made a deity in later years,
was nevertheless a man and leader of the Aesir, Asen, Asa, or
Asia men, whose capital was at Asgard in Asaheim, where his
castle, the Valhalla, was located. Odin's actual existence was in
the last half of the third century A.D., as fixed by Anderson's
"Royal Genealogy" and quoted by Milner in his "Royal House of
Britain." As Odin is the central figure of Germanic mythology, it
appears, therefore, that the Odin saga itself cannot be much
older than the fifth century A.D.
     Odin's people, the Aesir, Asa, or Asia men, were the
descendants of those Asa or Angli of Ariana east of the Caspian
Sea, whom we have seen previously were the Israelites who stayed
in Media and became the civilizing element of that nation and
district, the people who embraced the faith of Zoroaster, the
religion of Asha, which gave Asia its name.


     With the coming of those Asa or Asen in about 200 B.C. began
that mighty movement of people from Asia, known as the
Voelkerwanderung, which continued for centuries and hurled one
wave after an other of Asiatics, Israelites, Ishmaelites,
Sarmatian Slavs, and Mongolian Huns upon the countries of Europe
and supplied Europe with the races she holds today. The mighty
Asen broke the power of the Royal Scythians and occupied their
capital city of Gerrhus on the Dnieper, which became Asgard. The
invasion of those Asa pushed the Sakai or Royal Scyths into
Germany, where they appear as the Saxons, who migrated north of
the Carpathians through Silesia into Saxony and the countries
west of the Elbe like Wesphalia and Hanover.


     For about four centuries those Asa or "Mighty Asen" stayed
in Asaland, until the third century A.D., when under the
leadership of Odin they started on the westward move again and
headed straight along the shores of the Baltic to the North Sea
coast, where they appear as the Angles. In their westward push
they came into contact with their cousins, the Getae or Goths,
whom they scattered northwards into Goetaland or Sweden and
southward into Germany. There are other people in Sweden besides
the Goths: some of the Donsk people or Danites settled there
centuries before our era, and other Scythian tribes, but, besides
the Lapps of the extreme north, all the Scandinavians came from
that cradle of humanity south of the Black and Caspian seas. The
so-called Nordic race did not originate in the north but in
Eastern Asia. That Nordic group is an important part of the Aryan
race, but to that race also belong the Jews, whose features are
derived from a strong infusion of Edomite blood. The present day
Jews are the descendants of those who escaped the Roman wars of
A.D. 70 and 135. Mr.Hitler and his professors will yet find that
out before long and perhaps to their sorrow. However, our
professors also know as little about our race as the Germans do
about theirs, because for over a century our universities and
seminaries imitated everything that the German sceptics thought;
and now the whole intellectual world is bemuddled.


     Odin's people, the "Mighty Asa," considered themselves to be
a Divine race. Prof. Waddell in his "Aryan Origin" states that in
the Gothic Runes the letter A is pronounced asa or ace, meaning
"the one," or "the first one." We still have the Ace in a pack of
cards. Now, in Chapter IV it was explained that our A is derived
from the Phoenician letter Aleph (bull), which originally lay on
its side, as shown on Plate V. representing the horns of a bull
and referring to the time when the Fall Equinox (lunar) lay in
Taurus the Bull, at which time the creation of Adam took place
and the Adamic calendar began. We therefore find Adam as pictured
on the Accadian carving shown on Plate XVII, Fig. 2, wearing
horns as a head dress. The meaning of it is that as the Bull,
Aleph, was the first of the Constellations in Adamic chronology,
so Adam also was the father of the Aryan race, the first One, the
Ace or Asa, the holder of the Birthright. This Birthright was
given to Ahra-ham, the father of a ruling multitude; and it was
upon Joseph and his two sons, Ephraim and Manasseh, that the
Birthright was conferred by the dying Jacob; hence, the symbol of
that promise and of that tribe was bull or unicorn.


     It is therefore not surprising that the people of Odin, the
Asa, o Angles, should in their homeland in Ariana, in Asaland and
also in North Germany, wear the horns of a bull as their head
dress, either brazen helmets having the ears and horns of an ox
or else actually wear the horns of one, as shown on pictures of
Odin and his Asa or Angli.
     The prophet Hosea quite frequently speaks of the kingdom of
Israel as Samaria or Ephraim; and because of their worship of the
Golden Calf they were cast off by Jehovah. "Thy calf (Engle), O
Samaria, hath cast thee off," we read in Hosea 8:5. The Hebrew
for calf is Engle, and the calf, ox, or unicorn remained the
heraldic sign of Ephraim in their captivity and wanderings; hence
they passed under the name of Angli and Asa. Of Ephraim it was
said by Moses in the 33rd chapter of Deuteronomy, Verse 17: "His
glory is like the firstling of his bullock, and his horns are
like the horns of unicorns: with them he shall push the people
together to the ends of the earth: and they are the ten thousands
of Ephraim, and they are the thousands of Manasseh." Whether the
Angli were conscious of that prophecy or not we do not know, but
at any rate they loved to dress up in their crude taste, looking
like bulb and unicorns; like bulls they pushed their enemies. The
name of John Bull is still attached to the Angles until this day
and the unicorn is still seen on the coat of arms of Great
Britain, as it is seen on the rock carvings of the Sachi in
India, shown on our frontspiece.


     Before the coming of the Angles into northern Germany, there
arrive another related tribe, that of the Juti, in the peninsula
to the north of the Angli, who gave the country the name of
Jutland. They were the Juti of Ariana, who were the descendants
of the people of Judah whom Sennacherib took into Assyria in the
reign of Hezekiah, as related in 2 Kings 18:13. Prof D.D.
Luckenbill in his work, "Ancient Records of Assyria and Babylon,"
gives us the translation from the Taylor Prism of Sennacherib's
own record of his campaign against Judah.

"As for Hezekiah, the Jew, who did not submit to my yoke, 46 of
his strong walled cities, as well as the small cities in their
neighborhood ... by escalade and by bringing up siege engines, by
attacking and storming on foot, by mines, tunnels and breaches I
took 200,150 people, great and small, male and female, horses,
mules, asses, camels, cattle and sheep without number, I brought
away from them and counted as spoil. Himself, like a cage bird, I
shut up in Jerusalem, his royal city." 

     Thus we see that over two hundred thousand Judahites were
taken into Assyria (about 700 B.C.), while not half of that
number of Jews were taken a hundred years later into Babylonian
captivity, from which only forty thousand returned. Those Jewish
prisoners in Assyria moved east into the mountains of Central
Asia as the Yoti, but when that great migration of peoples began
into Europe about the time of Christ, they too followed that
westward urge and finally settled in the Danish Islands and in
Jutland, Yut, or Judahland. 


They also took a prominent part in the Anglo-Saxon invasion of
England during the fifth century and large numbers of those Jutes
settled on the east coast of Scotland. As we have seen in Chapter
X and the following Chapter XII that the Gaelic Irish Scot
Highlanders of the west of Scotland were also of the tribe of
Judah, it makes most of the people of Scotland belong to that
tribe. This would explain then the close character of the canny
Scotch and the Jews, as illustrated in the following anecdote: A
Scotchman and a Jew met at the beach, and each boasted that he
could stay under water longer than the other. So they finally
made a bet: he who came up first would have to pay a shilling.
But neither won the bet; both were drowned, for neither would
risk the shilling.


     During the first century B.C. Rome was the mistress of the
world, but not even Caesar attempted to extend his dominions into
Germany, the land of the Teutons. When about 6 A.D. Varus the
Roman general invaded Germany, he got only as far as Westphalia.
Herrman or Armenius, a Saxon chieftain, united the German tribes
and destroyed the Roman army, consisting of three legions, in 9
A.D. in the forest of Teutoburg. This was one of the decisive
battles of history, and Rome was compelled to relinquish her grip
on Germany. It was the second time that Israel, God's battle axe,
came into collison with the fourth world empire of Daniel and
checked the expansion of that empire. That victory over the Roman
legions is commemorated in a gigantic monument, 170 feet in
height, crowned by the figure of Armenius with drawn sword,
erected in 1875 near the German city of Detmold in Westphalia,
shown on Plate XXII.

     After that defeat the Romans kept on the left bank of the
Rhine; but the Teutons soon followed them there, and great
campaigns took place during the next century. In one battle
80,000 Romans were slain, and in 103 B.C. 300,000 of the Teutons
in two great battles at Aix and Milan. "To produce armies that
could sustain such wars as these," writes Major de Weldon in his
'Origin of the English,' - "the country, of the Teutons must have
covered a very large area of the German and Russian forests. It
is scarcely likely that about the same period and in much the
same country there would be three separate peoples called by such
similar names as Gutons, Teutons, and Jotuns."


     However, the great Gothic invasions of the Roman Empire did
not come until the fourth century and were caused by the sons of
the mighty Odin, who became the chieftains of the various
Teutonic tribes and thus founded the confederacy of the Visigoths
or Western Goths. Odin himself retired northward into Denmark and
southern Sweden, where he died. Odinsee in Denmark still
commemorates his coming.
     Milner in his "Genealogical Chart" shows that Odin was a
descendant of Priam, king of Troy, and thus also of the house of
Judah/Zarah, like Gallam, the conquerer of Ireland, and Brutus.
Milner's authorities are the "Anglo-Saxon Chronicles," the
"Icelandic Landfedgatel," and a "Herald's College MS." The latter
MS. tells that Odin in 250 A.D. married Frea, the daughter of
Cadwalladr, king of Siluria and also of the line of Brutus. From
the sons of Odin and Frea is descended Rurik, the founder of the
Russian Empire in 840; the house of Wettin that has furnished the
royal families of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Saxony, and
Coburg-Gotha; and the house of Guelph, to which belong the houses
of Hanover, Brunswick, Luneburg, Mecklenburg, Bavaria, and a host
of other German noble families. Thus we see how Judah has
furnished the Scepters for Israel.


     It appears, however, that a body of the Baltic Goths
separated before the coming of Odin and moved southward, back to
their former home along the Danube, where they appeared as the
Ostrogoths under their king Ostrogotha. From Ostro the name of
Austria is derived. For a century the Roman Empire stood against
the Gothic invasion, the reason being that Christianity was
spreading rapidly at that time in southern Europe. Wulfila spread
it from Constantinople, where he translated the Bible into
Gothic. But many centuries were yet to pass before the northern
Gothic peoples, the Saxons, Jutes, and the Angles should hear of
Jesus Christ. In Sweden Odin was deified and the faith in him
continued there until the eleventh century A.D. The reason why
the north of Europe did not accept Christianity for centuries
later was the invasion of the Huns, who drove a wedge between the
Gothic nations of the North and South. The Huns penetrated Europe
as far west as northern France, until in 451 their power was
ended in the battle of Chalons by the combined Roman and Gothic
armies under Theodoric.

     At the death of Theodosius in 395 the Roman Empire was
divided by his two sons: Arcadius became the emperor of the East,
and Honorius emperor of the West; but shortly, after the
Visigoths rose in rebellion and chose Alaric as their king. In
400 A.D. they besieged Italy but were repulsed. A second invasion
in 408 was more successful. Rome was besieged and taken and
plundered by the Goths. From this blow Rome never recovered, and
from that time forward rapidly declined; and that mortal blow was
again delivered by the people of Israel, the Goths, who fulfilled
their Divinely appointed mission to break in pieces the nations.
Three of the four empires in the vision of Daniel. (Refer to The
Seven Times, Chapter III, by the author) had been broken by the
people of the Stone Kingdom: that of Babylon by Gobryas and the
Guti, that of Alexander by the Parthians, and now the fourth
empire, Rome, began to crumble under the blows of the Stone
Kingdom of Israel.
     The Romans, hard pressed by rebellion and the wars with the
Goths, recalled their garrisons from Britain, where they had been
since the invasion under Claudius in the first century A.D. The
Western Roman empire ended with the death of Romulus Augustulus
in 476 A.D., and Papal Rome arose, as discussed in "The Seven
Times of Prophecy" by the author. But the nations of the Goths
did not last very much longer either. Intertribal wars with the
Lombards and the Franks, who were nothing else than different
divisions of Israel at that time, disintegrated the Gothic power,
which disappeared from history in the eighth century in Spain;
only the Spanish nobility are still proud of their descent and so
were the Huguenots of France, who refused to bow their necks to
the power of Papal Rome. 


     Israel was not to be established on the continent of Europe,
although there are millions of people on that continent today who
are of the stock of Israel. The Stone Kingdom was to be
established in the Isles of the West.

     From Chapter X we have already seen that Ireland had been
settled by Danites and the Gadelos of Judah, from whom developed
that splendid race, the Irish Scots. From Chapter IX we have
learned of the coming of Brutus and his Brits that gave Albion
her new name, the Covenant land--Brit-ain. For a thousand years
British civilization developed. It was to this Covenant land that
the Kingdom was transferred in the same year that it was taken
from the Jews in Palestine, as our Lord had foretold in Matthew
21:43: "Therefore say I unto you, The Kingdom of God shall be
taken from you, and given to a nation bringing forth the fruits
thereof." In the year 36 A.D. the Seventy Weeks that were
determined upon Daniel's people, the Jews, to finish their
transgression was completed. (Refer to Daniel, Chapter 9, and The
Seven Times of Prophecy and the Seventy Weeks of Daniel by the


     In 36 A.D., after the Jews had finally rejected the
preaching of the Gospel and had stoned Stephen to death, Paul was
converted and commissioned to carry the Gospel to Israel and the
Gentiles. The kingdom was taken from the Jews and in the very
same year was established in Britain, when Joseph of Arimathea
founded the first Christian church at Glastonbury, England.
R.W.Morgan, Welsh antiquarian and scholar, states on Page 111 of
his book, 'St.Paul in Britain': "Christianity was first intro-
duced into Britain by Joseph of Arimathea, A.D.36-39; followed by
Simon Zelotes, the apostle; then by Aristobulus, the first bishop
of the Britons; then by St.Paul. Its first converts were members
of the royal family of Siluria - that is, Gladys the sister of
Caradoc, Gladys (Claudia) and Eurgen his daughters, Linus his
son, converted in Britain before they were carried into captivity
to Rome; then Caradoc, Bran, and the rest of the family,
converted at Rome. The two cradles of Christianity in Britain
were Ynys Wydrin, 'the Crystal Isle,' translated by the Saxons
'Glastonbury,' in Somersetshire, where the earliest churches and
schools, next to Ynys Wydrin, were founded by the Silurian
dynasty. Ynys Wydrin was also commonly known as Ynys Avalon, and
in Latin 'Domus Dei,' 'Secretum Dei.'"
     Again, he says on Page 123: "Joseph and his company,
including Lazarus, Mary, Martha, Marcella, and Maximin, came at
the invitation of certain Druids of high rank, from Marseilles
into Britain, circiter A.D. 38 or 39; were located at Ynys
Avalon, the seat of a Druidic cor, which was subsequently made
over to them in free gift by Arviragus. Here they built the first
church, which became the centre and mother of Christianity in
Britain. Here also they terminated their mortal career, the
gentle and conciliatory character of Joseph securing the
protection of the reigning family, and the conversion of many of
its members. Joseph died and was interred A.D.76."

     This founding of the first church in Europe is also
confirmed by numbers of scholars from Eusebius, bishop of
Caesarea to Archbishop Ussher, the compiler of our Bible
chronology. Only a few I can quote here.

Gildas --- the British historian of the sixth century tells us:
"We know that Christ, the true Sun, offered His light to our
island in the last year of Tiberias Caesar."

"The Church of Avalon, in Britain, no other hands than those of
the disciples of our Lord, themselves, built. "---Publius Disci-

"The mother church of the British Isles is the church in Insula
Avallonia, called by the Saxons, Glastonbury.---Bishop Usher.

"If credit be given to ancient authors, this church of
Glastonbury is the senior church of the world."---Bish Fuller.

"It is certain that Britain received the faith in the first age
from the first source of the Word. Of all the churches whose
origin I have investigated in Britain, the church of Glastonbury
is the most ancient."---Sir, Henry Spillman.

Capellus --- in his history of the Apostles, says: "I scarcely
know of one author from the time of the fathers downwards, who
does not maintain that Paul, after his liberation preached in
western Europe, Britain included."

"Of St.Paul's journey to Britain," writes Bishop Burgess, "we
have as satisfactory proof as ant historical question can


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