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Sacred sites of the Knights Templar : ancient astronomers and the Freemasons at Stonehenge, Rennes-le-Chateau, and Santiago de Compostela / John K. Young.

By: Young, John K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Gloucester, Mass. : Fair Winds Press, 2003Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1592330177.Subject(s): Knights Templar (Masonic order) -- History | Freemasons -- Europe -- History | Archaeoastronomy -- Europe | Astronomy, Ancient -- Europe | Megalithic monuments -- Europe | Architecture, Ancient -- Europe | Secret societies -- Europe -- History | Stonehenge (England) | Rennes-le-Château (France) -- HistoryDDC classification: 22 Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Megalithic sites around Stonehenge -- Sacred sites outside of the British Isles -- Mysterious architecture of Rennes-le-Chateau -- Historical mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau -- Lost societies of medieval France -- Successors of the Knights Templar -- Santiago de Compostela -- The Templars and the Holy Grail -- Astronomy and religion in ancient Europe -- Astronomy and other Templar and Masonic sites.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

SACRED SITES OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR examines a number of sacred megalithic sites such as Stonehenge and Rennes-le-Chateau, revealing the astronomical significance of these sites as well as the secrets that significance bore to the Knights Templar.

Megalithic sites around Stonehenge -- Sacred sites outside of the British Isles -- Mysterious architecture of Rennes-le-Chateau -- Historical mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau -- Lost societies of medieval France -- Successors of the Knights Templar -- Santiago de Compostela -- The Templars and the Holy Grail -- Astronomy and religion in ancient Europe -- Astronomy and other Templar and Masonic sites.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 9)
  • Chapter 1 Megalithic Sites Around Stonehenge (p. 11)
  • Chapter 2 Sacred Sites Outside of the British Isles (p. 25)
  • Chapter 3 Mysterious Architecture of Rennes-le-Chateau (p. 55)
  • Chapter 4 Historical Mysteries of Rennes-le-Chateau (p. 69)
  • Chapter 5 Lost Societies of Medieval France (p. 91)
  • Chapter 6 Successors of the Knights Templar (p. 117)
  • Chapter 7 Santiago de Compostela (p. 141)
  • Chapter 8 The Templars and the Holy Grail (p. 155)
  • Chapter 9 Astronomy and Religion in Ancient Europe (p. 169)
  • Chapter 10 Astronomy at Other Templar and Masonic Sites (p. 187)
  • Bibliography (p. 215)
  • List of Illustrations (p. 224)
  • About the Author (p. 227)
  • Index (p. 229)