by Derek Gilbert The first identity of this rebellious Watcher to appear in the historical record is not Saturn or his Greek analogue, Kronos. The Titan king and his Phoenician equivalent, Baal Hammon, don’t appear until the first millennium BC. Enlil of Akkad and Sumer appears in the written record
The people of the ancient Near East, which is roughly defined as the lands of the Bible during the Old Testament period, never really said goodbye to their ancestors. The dead hung around, always near, part of everyday life. In fact, they required the care and attention of their descendants, and through the rituals of the living, those who passed on remained an active part of family, tribe, and community.
The story in the Book of 1 Enoch would make a compelling supernatural thriller. It has two main villains—Watcher-class angels named Shemihazah and Azazel. Shemihazah is the leader of the rebel faction—their king, if you will. But the sins of Asael form another narrative that’s worth our attention.
Astrologers call the Great Conjunction of 2020 the “Great Mutation.” Saturn and Jupiter met at 0º of Aquarius, signifying the end of a transition from “earth” signs to “air.” Astrologers claim this signals a shift to a world that’s less materialistic and more decentralized—a transformation into the World Economic Forum’s new socialist order.