Anton Mifsud - Malta's Ancient Megalitic Temples, Giants & Traces of the Lost Atlantis
October 3, 2010
Anton Mifsud joins us from Malta to discuss his research and work on Maltese Prehistory, the Megalithic Temples at Tarxien, Mnajdra, Gozo and the possibility that Malta is a remnant of the lost Atlantis. Anton is the author of "Malta: Echoes of Plato's Island", "Dossier Malta - Evidence for the Magdalenian" and he's been featured in Graham Hancock's "Underworld". We talk about the History of the Island, the waves of colonization and the different people and cultures that have been interested in the island and inhabiting Malta. We also talk about the legend of the Giants that is said to have built the megalithic temples and the mystery of Malta's long-headed skulls. Topics Discussed: The Ice Age, Stonehenge, Conquest & Colonization of Malta, SMOM, Tarxien Temples, Megalithic Temples of Malta, Phoenicians, Tyre, Crete, Giants, Elongated Skulls, Malta's Long-Headed Skulls, Astronomical alignments, Bulls, Goats, Cult of the Bull, Libation Wholes, Gozo, Straits of Gibraltar, Atlantis, Plato, Solon, Egyptian, 2000 B.C., Noah's Flood and more. In hour two we discuss diving and finds in the water around the island. We talk about the carved irrigation canals found on the island, the Vatican archives, references to Atlantis, de' Medici, Minoan Civilization, Crete & Cretans, Bull Sacrifice, The Boat Building Industry, The Maltese Language, Trilithons & Giants and what Anton think of Göbleki Tepe in Turkey.