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The Atlas of Holy Places and Sacred Sites: An Illustrated Guide to the Location, History, and Significance of the World's Most Revered Holy Sitesby Colin Wilson
Synopses & Reviews
From Ohio's Native American serpent Mound to Mexico's pyramids, from Easter Island's basalt heads to England's ancient stone circles, The Atlas of Holy Places Sacred Sites is a compelling guide to the world's most sacred places. Colin Wilson, a world expert on ancient religious beliefs and the paranormal, gives spellbinding accounts of more than 100 of the most significant sites of all time. Discover how and why the sites became sacred, and learn about the people who used them and the rites that were performed there.
Book News Annotation:
Colorful illustrations accompany colorful accounts of ancient burial rites, Druidic ceremonies, ley lines, mysterious occurrences, shrines, temples, and monasteries. In the second section, 20 maps plot the locations of more than 1,000 sacred sites around the world. Listings give details about each holy place, including the period in which it was built or used. 10.5x12.5".
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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