Reverend Revenants Rewrote the Romans

Antiquarians with strangely Roman names cleaned up England's history after the 17th century civil war. These revenant historians erased folklore based on memories and replaced it with Human History v1.0. Thu 19 May 2022

Eastbourne's Holy Roman pier inexplicably goes up in flames. 2014. Source

Today they burn piers like they once burned books.

Who invented the atlas?

The Roman-named Gerardus Mercator (1512 - 1594) from Holy Roman Belgium. He worked with Roman-named Gemma Frisius (a guy) and Roman-named Abraham Ortelius.

Late Roman Eminents

Roman-named eminents in Diary of Abraham de la Pryme, include its author - Abrahami/Abrahamus de la Pryme - himself:

Roman-named eminents show up in William Stukeley's Itinerarium Curiousum, Second Ed. 1776. They include the author - Guilelmo - himself:

Gulielmo Stukeley himself turns out to be yet another Augustan Roman historian. Source

He even signed Itinerarium Curiosum's preface as 'Guliel'.

Norfolk-based Rev. Augustus Jessopp was very involved with:

Early in England's Peasantry, Jessopp helpfully points out that our predecessors were human:

The inhabitants of these areas were human, and so they had their rivalries, their feuds, their quarrels, their fights, just as, I suppose, ants and beavers have among themselves;

Perhaps Jessopp was addressing the problem with folklore: that it keeps saying our predecessors were not human. That giants and giant serpents were still being reported in England into the 18th century.

And that artists were drawing attention to elite efforts to replace real memories with stories based on heroic, dead 'sovereigns' noted for rape and murder:

G. Cruikshank cartoon pokes fun at the Georgian positioning of Henry VIII as a folk-hero. 1813. Source: A Sepulchral Enquiry into English History

Jessopp published his work to American English speakers with the help of another Roman revenant: Titus Munson Coan. Coan introduced Christianity to Hawaii and, like Scotland's Constance Cumming, was involved with describing - and explaining - volcanoes.

Jessopp was also a good friend of MR James, who re-wrote memories of the past as 'mere' ghost stories.

Roman-named antiquarians also ensured appropriate international artifacts appeared in the new state museums and that earthworks were ploughed out or appropriately explained. Others ensured people living in 'problematic' English towns learned sanitised local histories:

Roman archaeologists

From Augustus Pitt-Rivers:

Pitt Rivers was a soldier and archaeologist, hugely influential in the development of modern archaeology.

Significant modern archaeologists Pitt-Rivers influenced include:

  • Mortimer Wheeler:

    born on 10 September 1890 in the city of Glasgow, Scotland. [Wheeler] was: - the first child of the journalist Robert Mortimer Wheeler and his second wife Emily Wheeler (née Baynes).[2] - The son of a tea merchant based in Bristol

    Wheeler went on to fabricate a Roman massacre of the British at Maiden Hill, Dorset. However, the Maiden Castle massacre seems to have been one of Wheeler's smaller fibs. Apparently, Mortimer Wheeler also reconstructed Indian history:

    From Mortimer Wheeler:

    Wheeler had a significant impact on the archaeology of the Indian subcontinent. Indian archaeologist Dilip K. Chakrabarti praised Wheeler's achievements in a 1982 volume of the World Archaeology journal, relating that he had helped to establish a "total view" of the region's development from the Palaeolithic onward.

  • Augustus Wollaston Franks:

    His early years were spent mainly in Rome and Geneva (translation: the Holy Roman Empire) he made himself the leading authority in England on medieval antiquities

Kubrick films drop many hints that Roman achievements were fabricated by Pitt-Rivers' students like Wheeler and Franks from the remnants of the Holy Roman Empire:

You say 'Neo-classical', I say 'Roman'. Source: Barry Lyndon

Roman scientists

Astronomer Charles Piazzi-Smyth (1819-1900) was allegedly named after his godfather, Italian astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi. Conceived mounting telescopes on mountain tops. Hauling them up with mules. See similar example.

Ingenious Eugenius Birch was an engineering Roman revenant:

While still a boy he submitted a design for a passenger carriage to the London and Greenwich Railway company. His innovation, to place the wheels beneath the carriage as opposed to the side, thus freeing more room for the passengers was adopted by the railway. he received a silver Isis Medal

Ingenious Eugenius allegedly designed 14 English piers. The foundations of his first pier at Margate proved impossible to blow up. After that, Birch's piers started burning down:


Eastbourne Pier Source

Nearby Brighton pier burned (twice) in 2003; Hastings pier inexplicably burned in 2010

The clean-up continues.

And Roman revenants built nice villas:

18th century Mount Leader House, Millstreet, County Cork, Ireland. Source: Roaring Water Journal

And Romanesque mausoleums - built by Italian workmen:

The Temple, Holme Island, Cumbria. Source: Cumbria Archive Service

"Italian workmen" is a euphemism. It means "Holy Roman Empire workmen".

Holy Roman Empire is also a euphemism. It means "Late-stage Roman Empire".

From: The Folly Flaneuse:

In 1828 Holme Island was offered for sale, with the particulars stressing its value as the site ‘for a Villa’.

Vesta, goddess of the hearth, and Diana the huntress on the dome's interior. Source: The Folly Flaneuse.

From The Folly Flaneuse:

Local tradition has it that the temple was ‘executed by Italian craftsmen’. This may refer to the lovely painted studies of Roman goddesses that decorated the interior of the dome.

"Italian craftsmen" is a euphemism. It means "Holy Roman Empire craftsmen".

Holme Island Temple is reminiscent of Brocklesby Mausoleum, Great Limber, Sleaford:

Brocklesby Mausoleum - also modelled on the temples of Vesta at Tivoli and Rome. Source: How The Past Was Hidden

Theophilus Fairfax Johnson allegedly built Spalding's Johnson Mausoleum, consecrated in 1843 at Holland House, Spalding.

Blended-named German and Roman artists - and their art - were forged in the 19th century, says Oleg Novoseltsev. Presumably, as part of the creation of Christianity.

And art by Roman and German-named artist Hieronymus Bosch was faked in the 1930s by Salvador Dali.

Miscellaneous Revenants:

Roman-named eminents in Tealby Gleanings, Jim Murray

  • The Duke of Sussex AKA Augustus Frederick, 1773-1843 - sixth son of George III

American Roman Revenants:

Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey Douglass. Source


Because there was good reason to rewrite the evidence of our past:

We needed time to adapt and grow. Source: Life Like

From his collar to her tattoos, every detail in that scene is a Revelation. An eight-second Disclosure of the Apocalypse.

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  1. Longfellow also helped market Christian history

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