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The Secret Architecture of Our Nation's Capitol: The Masons and the Building of Washington, D.C.

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Publisher Comments:

Today, there are more than twenty complete zodiacs in Washington, D.C., each one pointing to an extraordinary mystery. David Ovason, who has studied these astrological devices for ten years, now reveals why they have been placed in such abundance in the center of our nation's capital and explains their interconnections. His richly illustrated text tells the story of how Washington, from its foundation in 1791, was linked with the zodiac, with the meaning of certain stars, and with a hidden cosmological symbolism that he uncovers here for the first time.

Fascinating and thoroughly researched, The Secret Architecture of Our Nation 's Capital is an engrossing book that raises provocative questions and otters complex insights into the meanings behind the mysterious symbols in Washington.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 393-465) and index.

About the Author

David Ovason has spent more than a decade researching the architecture and zodiacs of Washington, D.C. He teaches astrology and has studied the life and writings of Nostradamus for more than forty years. He is the author of several books, including The Secrets of Nostradamus and Nostradamus: Prophecies for America. Mr. Ovason lives and works in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060195373
Subtitle:
The Masons and the Building of Washington, D.C.
Author:
Ovason, David
Publisher:
Harper
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
History
Subject:
Freemasonry
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Decoration & Ornament
Subject:
U.S. Architecture - General
Subject:
Symbolism in architecture
Subject:
Washington
Subject:
Astrology - General
Subject:
Zodiac in art.
Subject:
Planning
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
250-23.
Publication Date:
20000725
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.59x6.49x1.73 in. 2.02 lbs.

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