After conquering Greenland, the Greco-Romans enslaved and then interbred with the native giants of Greenland, ultimately became giants themselves. Although only conjecture, they likely stand between 8-10 feet (2.43-3.04 meters) in height. This figure is based on 1 Samuel 17:4 which states, “And there went out a champion out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath, whose height was six cubits and a span”, a measurement which equates to 9 feet (2.7432 meters). Consequently, terms such as “Bigfoot” and “Big Brother” are non-fictitious in nature for the Greco-Romans have big feet and consider themselves the big brothers of humanity. The notion of giants on the Earth is littered throughout the mythologies of the world (e.g., Abrahamic mythology, Greek mythology, Roman mythology, Balt mythology, Basque mythology, Bulgarian mythology, Norse mythology, Hindu mythology, Irish mythology, Welsh Folklore, Native American mythology), as well as popular culture. The primary reason a majority of the medieval churches of Europe have 10 foot doorways is that they were originally made for giants. In the book “Roman de Brut” (1150 AD), a literary history of Britain by the poet Wace, a drawing of a giant helping the druid Merlin build Stonehenge is found. This historical document, which is currently found in the British Library, ultimately ties the Roman Empire (document title), the Druids (Merlin), and the Giants of Greenland, together forever in time. In Norse Mythology, there were three giants who wanted to marry Freyja, but they were all killed by Thor. When Thrymr, the Kings of the Frost Giants (i.e., the Jötnar) told Loki to ask Freyja to become his wife, the goddess was so angry that heaven was shaken. In the Fenian Cycle, one of the four major cycles of Irish mythology, both giants and warriors are referred to as Druids.
The different names for the Giants of Greenland are found throughout the respective cultures of the world, including but not limited to: Agta (Philippines); Albadan (Spanish); Amorites (Hebrew); Anaaye (Diné Bahaneʼ/Navajo); Druon Antigoon (Belgian); Anakim (Hebrew); Arak Tul-Nur (Eowyth); Basajaun (Basque); Bendigeidfran (Welsh); Wolat (Belarusian); Bogatyr (Russian); Buto (Javanese-Indonesia); Cawr (Welsh); Chahnameed (Pequot); Cormoran (Cornwall); Cyclopes/Cyclops (Greek); Daidarabotchi (Japan); Daitya (Sanskrit); Dasa Maha Yodayo (Sri Lanka); Dehotgohsgayeh (Iroquois); Dev (Turkish); Dev (Dari); Ditya (Javanese); Dzoo-Noo-Qua (Kwakiutl); Earth Giants (Norse/Teutonic); Edd (Scottish); Enim (Hebrew); Famangomadan (Spanish); Fire Giants (Norse/Teutonic); Fomorians (Celtic); Frost Giants (Norse/Teutonic); Gedegwsets (Coos); Gigantes (Greek); Gog (Hebrew); Gogmagog (British); Goliath of Gath (Hebrew); Gotaimbara (Sri Lanka); Hewiixi/hewietari (Huichol); Higante also Kapre (Tagalog); Inugpasugssuk (Netslik); Ispolini (Bulgarian); Jättar (Swedish); Jättiläinen (Finnish); Jidovi (Romanian); Jotuns (Norse/Teutonic); Kæmpe (Danish); Kalevipoeg (Estonian); Kaour (Breton); Kiwahkw (Maliseet); Kunibert (Germany); Lothar (Germany); Magog (Hebrew); Mahasena (Sri Lanka); Nagate (Germany); Nahgane (Slavey); Nephilim (Hebrew); Neringa (Balt); Neringa (Lithuania); Nunhyunuwi (Cherokee); Og of Bashan (Hebrew); Paul Bunyan (USA); Gergasi (Malay); Puntan (Micronesia); Quinametzin (Aztec); Raksasa (Indonesian); Rephaim (Hebrew); Rubezahl (Wends); Toell the Great (Estonia); Toell the Great (Suur Tõll); Si-Te-Cah (Paiute); Titans (Greek); Toell the Great (Estonian); Upelleru (Middle Eastern); Velikan (Bulgarian); Visayan (Philippines); Volot/Volotomon (Russian); Wrnach (Welsh); Yak (Thai); Yeitso (Diné Bahaneʼ/Navajo); Yimnidge (Adighe); and Zamzummim (Hebrew).
The Nephilim are the giant offspring of the "sons of God" and the "daughters of men". Because the Greco-Romans interbred with the native Giants of Greenland, they ultimately became giants themselves. Therefore, the Nephilim are the sons of G.O.D. (i.e., Greenland of Denmark) and the daughters of “Man” (i.e., the Line of Man), hence the aforementioned references. According to the Brown-Driver-Briggs Lexicon, the term Nephilim is defined as "giants”. The majority of ancient biblical versions, including the Septuagint, Theodotion, Latin Vulgate, Samaritan Targum, Targum Onkelos and Targum Neofiti, also interpret Nephilim to mean "giants”. In the Holy Bible, the allegorical and metaphorical history book of the Roman Empire, Genesis 6:4 states, " The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of God came in to the daughters of man and they bore children to them. These were the mighty men who were of old, the men of renown". Nephilim was also the name used in reference to the giants who inhabited Canaan (i.e., Greenland) at the time of the Israelite invasion. Numbers 13:33 states, "And there we saw the Nephilim (the sons of Anak, who come from the Nephilim), and we seemed to ourselves like grasshoppers, and so we seemed to them”. The latter verse is in respect to the Twelve Spies who first witnessed the giants in Canaan (i.e., Greenland). Jewish translations describe the Nephilim as being from the offspring of "sons of nobles", for they were the direct descendants of the 13 Bloodlines of Rome (i.e., the Lind of Man). The Targum Onqelos, Symmachus and the Samaritan Targum refer to the Nephilim as the "sons of the rulers", while the Targum Neophyti state that they were the "sons of the judges". The terms “nobles”, “rulers”, and “judges” are in respect to the ruling class of the Greco-Roman Empire who ultimately spawned the Nephilim. Footnotes found in the Jerusalem Bible suggest the Nephilim are the "anecdote of a superhuman race”. The notion of becoming superhuman strength and invincibility is exactly why the Greco-Romans interbred with the native Greenlanders. Consequently, the Symmachus translates Nephilim as "the violent ones" while Aquila's translation has been interpreted to mean either "the fallen ones” or "the ones falling [upon their enemies]”. Once their respective lineage became giant-like, the Greco-Romans used their strength and size for nefarious purposes, hence the aforementioned interpretations. The term “Nephilim” (N/X+F/P+L+M) acronymically and/or consonantly equates to “North Flame”, an apparent tribute to the Eternal Flame of Rome which burns in Greenland.
When the Varangians fought in the partial reconquest of Sicily in 1038 under the allegedly Byzantine Greek general George Maniakes, it was said that he was extremely tall, well built, and almost a giant. This was likely because the Greco-Romans interbred with the native Giants of Greenland after the Trojan War, spawning an unrivaled army of giants which in time became known as the Vikings and Varangians. Consequently, said giants were able to wield weapons too heavy for a normal man, cover great distances with ease, and literally defeat any foe. Byzantine writers noted that the "Scandinavians [Varangians] were frightening both in appearance and in equipment, they attacked with reckless rage and neither cared about losing blood nor their wounds". Due to their giant size, the wounds the Varangians suffered were largely superficial in nature. The Berserkers were Viking Warriors who are depicted in Old Norse literature to have fought in a nearly uncontrollable, trance-like fury, a characteristic from whence the English word “berserk” was coined. Berserkers appear prominently in a number of sagas and poems, many of which describe berserkers as ravenous men who loot, plunder, and kill indiscriminately. The “Úlfhéðnar”, another term associated with Berserkers, is mentioned in the Vatnsdœla Saga, the Haraldskvæði and the Völsunga Saga, were it is said that they “slew men, but neither fire nor iron had effect upon them”. The poet Snorri Sturluson (1179–1241) wrote of the Berserkers in his Ynglinga Saga where he stated that they “were strong as bears or wild oxen, and killed people at a blow, but neither fire nor iron told upon them”. According to historian Howard D. Fabing, “Men who were thus seized performed things which otherwise seemed impossible for human power”. In other words, the Berserkers had superhuman strength and weapons which would normally kill a man, had no effect on them. Due to their giant size, the wounds the Berserkers suffered were largely superficial in nature.
Book of Enoch
The Book of Enoch is an ancient Jewish text derived from the Dead Sea Scrolls that was ascribed by tradition to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah. In the book, the children of the Nephilim are called the Elioud, who are considered a separate race from the Nephilim. Among other things, the Book of Enoch describes the creation of the Nephilim: “And they became pregnant, and they bare great giants, whose height was three hundred ells: Who consumed all the acquisitions of men. And when men could no longer sustain them, the giants turned against them and devoured mankind. And they began to sin against birds, and beasts, and reptiles, and fish, and to devour one another's flesh, and drink the blood.” The Book of Enoch further describes the history of the Nephilim: “And it came to pass when the children of men had multiplied that in those days were born unto them beautiful and comely daughters. And the angels, the children of the heaven, saw and lusted after them, and said to one another: 'Come, let us choose us wives from among the children of men and beget us children.' And Semjaza, who was their leader, said unto them: 'I fear ye will not indeed agree to do this deed, and I alone shall have to pay the penalty of a great sin.' And they all answered him and said: 'Let us all swear an oath, and all bind ourselves by mutual imprecations not to abandon this plan but to do this thing.' Then sware they all together and bound themselves by mutual imprecations upon it. And they were in all two hundred; who descended in the days of Jared on the summit of Mount Hermon, and they called it Mount Hermon, because they had sworn and bound themselves by mutual imprecations upon it...”. The reference to Mount Hermon appears to be a veiled tribute to Mt. Olympus in Greenland, home of the Nephilim and the Greco-Roman Empire.
Book of Jubilees
Book of Giants
The Book of Giants is an apocryphal text which was derived from the Dead Sea Scrolls. The book is thought to be based on the Book of Enoch which itself is based on Genesis 6:1-4. Consequently, the book concerns itself with the history of the Nephilim and their respective offspring that the Book of Enoch is lacking. According to the Book of the Giants, the angels saw the beauty of the daughters of men, married them, and thus fathered giants. The Gelasian Decree, which is traditionally attributed to Pope Gelasius I (492–496), mentions a Latin Book of Ogias the Giant which was identified with the Manichaean Book of Giants, an identification that was confirmed by evidence from the Parthian fragments of the Manichaean work. The Book of the Giants depicts giants named Ohya, Hahya and Mahway who had dreams which foresaw the Biblical Deluge (i.e., Noah’s Ark). The giant "Ohya" is coincidentally also found in the Babylonian Talmud, confirming, albeit in a de facto manner, that the Book of the Giants and Talmud were derived from the same source—the Greco-Roman Empire in Greenland.
Cyclops are a primordial race of giants in Greek and Roman mythology, each with a single eye in the middle of its forehead. The term Cyclops translates to "round-eyed” or "circle-eyed", symbolic of the Island of Greenland and its single eye (i.e., the Beast of Greenland). In the “Theogony” by Hesiod, the Cyclopes were giants with a single eye in the middle of their forehead. They had a foul disposition, and were both strong and stubborn. Zeus releases three Cyclopes from the dark pit of Tartarus, Brontes, Steropes and Arges, the sons of Uranus and Gaia, and the brothers of the Titans. They provide Zeus' thunderbolt, Hades' helmet of invisibility, and Poseidon's trident, weapons which the gods use to defeat the Titans. Hesiod appears to be describing the Jötnar, an actual race of giants that were specifically bred by the Greco-Roman Empire to wage war (e.g., Varangians, Vikings, etc.).The epic poet Homer described another group of mortal herdsmen Cyclopes in “Odyssey” where the hero Odysseus encounters the Cyclops Polyphemus, the son of Poseidon and Thoosa, who lives with his fellow Cyclopes in a distant country. Polyphemus, the giant son of Poseidon and Thoosa, lived upon an island (i.e., Greenland) which was populated by Cyclops. According to a hymn of Callimachus, the Cyclops were Hephaestus' helpers at the forge. The Cyclopes were said to have built the "cyclopean" fortifications at Tiryns and Mycenae in the Peloponnese, another apparent reference to the Jötnar. According to Euripides' play “Alcestis”, Apollo killed the Cyclopes in retaliation for Asclepius' murder at the hands of Zeus. The Sicilian Greek poet Theocritus wrote poems concerning Polyphemus, the Cyclops son of Poseidon, who desired the sea nymph Galatea, and his strategy for winning her. In the Greek poem “Nonnus Dionysiaca”, it states that the Cyclopes killed many men in war. They are also the same giants who tried to overthrow Zeus. Lastly, the epic Roman poet Virgil wrote, in “The Aeneid” of how Aeneas and his crew landed on the island of the Cyclops (i.e.., Greenland) after escaping from Troy at the end of the Trojan War.
Giants in Popular Culture
Tributes to the Giants of Greenland are found throughout popular culture, including but not limited to Amusement Parks: The Six Flags roller coaster entitled "Goliath" depicts a Roman helmet, sword and shield; Businesses: Giant Bicycles, bicycle maker; GIANT Company Software, internet security developer; Giant-Carlisle or Giant Food Stores LLC, a subsidiary of Ahold; Giant Hypermarket, chain in southern and eastern Asia; Giant-Landover or Giant Food LLC, also an Ahold subsidiary; and Giant Markets, sold to Weis Markets in August 2009; Comics: Giants, a fictional race of people in Marvel Comics based on the giants of actual Norse legends; and Judge Giant, two fictional characters in the “Judge Dredd” comic strip; Films: “Giant” (1956), a film adaptation of Ferber's novel; “Giant” (2009), an Uruguayan film; and “The Giants” (2011), a Belgium film; Games: Giant, a type of fictional character in Dungeons & Dragons” (1974-Present); Literature: “Giant” (1952), a novel by Edna Ferber;“GIANT”, an urban music American magazine; “The Giants” (1977-2005), a series of science fiction novels by James P. Hogan; and “The Heroes of Olympus” (2010-2014), a series of novels by Rick Riordan in which Giants are identified as the offspring of the pairing of Gaia and Tartarus; Music: “Giant” (1986), an album by The Woodentops; “Giant” (2006), an album by Herman Düne; Giant, an American melodic hard rock band; Giant Records, a joint venture Warner record label; and Giant Records, an independent record label; “Giants” (1971), an album by Dizzy Gillespie; “Giants” (2010), an album by Chicane; “Giants” (2012), an album by The Stranglers; Giants, an American post-rock band; "Giant" (1983), a song by The The; "Giants" (1994), a song by Sponge; "Giants" (1999), a song by Jimmy Cliff; "Giant" (1999), a song by the Matthew Good Band; "Giants" (2008), a song by Donald Lawrence; "Giants" (2009), a song by Scale the Summit; "Giants" (2010), a song by Now, Now Every Children; "Giant" (2010), a song by Vampire Weekend; "Giants" (2012), a song by Josh Osho and Childish Gambino; "Giants" (2012), a song by The Stranglers; Giants, a Bear Hands song; “The Giant” (c. 1970), a song by Stan Rogers; “The Giant” (1973), an album by Dizzy Gillespie; “The Giants” (1974), an album featuring Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, and Ray Brown; and “The Giant” (2012), an album by Ahab; Musical: “Giant” (2009), a musical adaptation of Ferber's novel; Opera: “The Giant” (1950), an opera by the child Sergei Prokofiev; Places: Giant, Richmond, California, former unincorporated community: Giant Forest, Sequoia National Park, California: Giant Geyser, Yellowstone National Park: Giant Mountain, New York: and Giant Springs, near Great Falls, Montana: Science: Giant star in astronomy; and Gas giant, a type of planet; Sports: Giant, an artistic gymnastics skill; Television: “Giant” (2010), a historical drama series from SBS; "Giants" (1999), an episode of the television series “Zoboomafoo”; Lily Duncan, a character from the television series “Mona the Vampire” (1999-2003) who was also known as "Princess Giant”; The Giant, an inhabitant of The Black Lodge in the television series “Twin Peaks” (1990-1991); “The Giants” (1978), a TVB television series; and “The Giants” (1963), an unproduced 1960s “Doctor Who” television series; and Video Games: “Giants: Citizen Kabuto” (2000), a third-person shooter game; and “Skylanders: Giants” (2012), a beat-em-up game.
New Breed of Giants
Named Giants in Greco-Roman Mythology
Daughters of Canaan
Giants in the Holy Bible
Because Giants are Greco-Roman in origin, there are 18 references to the term “Giant" in the Holy Bible, the allegorical and metaphorical history book the Greco-Roman Empire. The number “18” is telling for it numerically equates to the letter “R” in the Roman-English alphabet, an acronym for Rome.
7. Joshua 12:4: “And the coast of Og king of Bashan, which was of the
remnant of the giants, that dwelt at Ashtaroth and at Edrei.”