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Freemasonry and the Great Pyramid

Jun 24, 2008
The rise of Free Masonry as a political and cultural force commenced at the end of the 1900's. But what is very curious with regard to this episode in history is that it coincided with an acceleration of the imminent explosion of Egytological studies which gained considerable momentum at that time.

The precise origen of Freemasonry and its entrance and import into the world, although highly shrouded by cranks and obsessives, was influential and played an extremely significant role in affecting not only the political world, but also the scientific, and caused remarkable changes in the cultural world as well.

Most of the major figures of the Enlightenment were either masons or influenced by Freemasonry; and the masons were all Egyptophiles, in some cases claiming that they drew their traditions from secret Egyptian texts, in other cases actually asserting an unbroken lineage back to Egyptian priesthoods.

The masons saw their lodges as Egyptian temples and decorated them with all manner of Egyptian symbols, including the still misunderstood hieroglyphs: hence, among other phenomena, the image of the pyramid and the eye, placed on the reverse of the Great Seal of the United States and dollar bill.

That Masonic Freemasonry flourished under the imperial rule of Napoleon is a matter of conspiratorial theory and record record, but it remains uncertain that he himself was a Mason. Nonetheless, Napoleon was know to use Masonic - Egyptian emblems in his protocols.

On May 19, 1798 the time was ripe for Napoleon to spread the theory of Egyptophila on a massive scale. Napoleon set sail from southern France for Egypt to launch his campaign and thus his invasion of the land of the Pharaoh's. This became one of the most important dates in the history of the Great Pyramid.
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Author: Ken Klein is a independent movie producer and researcher. His examinations have brought to light secrets surrounding the Great Pyramid. For a free tour of the Great Pyramid get his free Great Pyramid walk though video.
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