The Board Game
on the Phaistos Disk
Volume 2: The Heaven on its Labyrinth board
See in this sequel how the reconstructed track of the game from the Phaistos Disk contains a star chart of the northern sky and much calendrical information, and discover that many of the mythological concepts embedded in it survive today.
Here is a preliminary Table of Content for this projected sequel:
Lunar cycles on the Disk
The monthly race between the dark and light moons
Moon standstills and "flocks of geese" on the Disk
The 56-year cycle of the moon goddess
The 56-hole Aubrey circle at Stonehenge
The eclipse in Phaistos field 54
The House of Aquarius
Meeting places for sun and moon
A creation story to start the flow of time
An early model for the Goose's
"Bridge at 6"
The Phaistos path in Labyrinth form
Restoring the two U-turns from the Disk
Symbolism of spirals and Labyrinths
Northern constellations around the "north pole" on the Labyrinth board
Thoth the measurer of time and the "sky-mark" slash
The "feather" in orbit around the "pole"
The chess-knight path of the falcon-serpent twins
The location of the lunar race on the Labyrinth board's "ecliptic"
Parallels to the square Labyrinth
The Ashtapada board as mandala and India's cosmic grid
Other examples of gameboard plans in sacred architecture
The labyrinth-like layout of the Jerusalem Temple Mount
The "Prison Gate" as formal entrance
Labyrinths as prisons
King Solomon's connections with Labyrinths
The biblical Urim and Thummim divining tools and the Labyrinth board
The curtain picture in Herod's Temple
The evolution of Chess on the Labyrinth board
From Chess to the Quantumgame
It may be some time until this sequel is ready for publication. However, you will find some of its topics already discussed briefly in the booklet for the collectors' edition of the Quantumgame, and others appear in the here posted and slightly expanded booklet for the Game of the Goose and of the Labyrinth.
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