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The Arcana of Freemasonry: A History of Masonic Signs and Symbolsby Albert Churchward
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Egyptian hieroglyphics, Mayan carvings, and Greek mathematical notations figure prominently in this spellbinding true story of a mysterious order's secret history. A renowned symbologist offers illustrated explanations of the meanings behind Masonic symbols, revealing the messages hidden — in plain sight — within works of art, architecture, geometry, and literature.
Egyptian hieroglyphics, Mayan carvings, and Greek mathematical notations figure prominently in this spellbinding true story. Its illustrated insights reveal messages hidden in works of art, architecture, geometry, and literature.
First published in 1915, symbol expert and renowned author Albert Churchward traces and reveals the history of this very secret order.
Table of Contents
I. Freemasonryand#151;The Bridge of Historyand#151;Uniting the Past with the Present
i. Different Opinions as Regards the Origin of Freemasonry and a Modern Introduction in Various Countries.
ii. The Source of Signs and Symbols
II. The Soul of Masonry
III. Out of the Silence
IV. The Divine Name
V. 1717-1917! The Second Century of Modern Masonry!
VI. Some Subjects Suggested for Study
A Lecture before the Essex Masters' Lodge
VII. Origins of Freemasonry
A Lecture before the Dorset Masters' Lodge
VIII. Freemasonry, Past and Future
A Lecture before the Mid Kent Masters' Lodge
IX. The Origin and Explanation of some Masonic Signs and Symbols
A Lecture before the Hendre Lodge, Cardiff
X. Egyptology and Masonry
A Lecture before the Humber Masters' Lodge
XI. The Four Cardinal Points
XII. Operative Masons
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