The 12th Planet - Study Guide Chapter 8, Kingship of Heaven Summary & Analysis

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According to Sitchin, Marduk's large, elliptical orbit takes it past the other planets and back to the asteroid belt, as detailed in Sumerian legend. Because of its vast orbit and fast speed, Sitchin equates the planet with images of a winged globe in ancient artwork. He links the symbol for the planet with the modern cross and says that the arrival of the planet was known to be regular and bring with it great change.

Sitchin relates biblical passages describing upheaval in nature to the return of the planet causing physical changes on Earth. The approaching planet is described as bright enough to see in daylight and appearing in Earth's sky to the south as it aligns with Mercury. Sitchin equates biblical anticipation of the coming of God with the return of the planet. He believes the Nefilim planet's...

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