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“The point I have been trying to make is that the Ancient Mathemagians did not limit their understanding of the sphere to only measuring it to 360 degrees. They recognised it as a living, vibrating energy that could be seen in the Chaladni patterns that appear on the head of a vibrating drum that has been covered in sand.” David Ritchie p. 143 We the Skythains – The Lie of the Land of Egypt

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“I don’t believe the similarity between the Celtic Cross or an icon-graphic ‘halo’, and the ‘seven’ drum patterns is any co-incidence.  Every religious symbol is a mathematical symbol….The notion that it is merely representative of a drum, I would agree is ludicrous, unless of course it is symbolic of something else that does the same thing…the Earth.” David Ritchie

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‘We ~ The Skythians: The Lie of the Land of Ægypt’ is finally available as an eBook HD PDF download. The site is now working but still having artwork updated – membership if free… but the book isn’t.

 

 

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Book

As I look at the cover my mind comes to life,

Curious and wondering what the pages may hide.

Lost in translation or factual information.

Poetry, prose or government manipulation.

What’s between the lines, I begin to guess.

As I allow the title to slowly digest.

Who is the author, what’s the agenda?

Tantalising tales or a murky mind-bender.

Recording facts or re-writing a story?

Re-telling history, like it’s not quite as gory.

Filling in the blanks, my imagination’s on fire.

Getting the full picture my ultimate desire

Interpreting symbols my psyche over-loaded

Trying to make sense of the secret’s encoded

Century’s missing, from the past we recorded

To cover up how we’ve been defrauded

Written by the victorious of the bloody battlefields

Our past marred with tales of stolen yields

Books are my heaven, my hope and my hell

How the story unfolds, only time will tell.

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One of the earliest known sites in the area, Inchinnan Parish Church has a history that dates back earlier than Paisley Abbey and Glasgow Cathedral  With links to the Knights Templar and the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, Inchinnan Parish Church offers a serving of symbolism steeped in history that you wouldn’t expect to find in such a small parish.

 

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From the Te Deum window of Paisley Abbey

Fromm the Te Deum window of Paisley Abbey

From Paisley Abbey, Its history, Architecture & Art by Rev. A.R. Howell we get the following description of the scene depicted in this picture: “Moses, patriarch, horned, with tables of the law and staff.”

Further references in the book indicate that “In Michelangelo’s statue of Moses, the horns depict anger.” (Ex. xxxii) although this definition has not been widely accepted as true and there’s still much debate among biblical scholars, it’s this angle Sigmund Freud takes in his essay entitled The Moses of Michelangelo, in which he seeks to understand the emotional impact Michelangelo’s statue has on its audience.

“It is possible, therefore, that a work of art of this kind needs interpretation, and that until I have accomplished that interpretation I cannot come to know why I have been so powerfully affected. I even venture to hope that the effect of the work will undergo no diminution after we have succeeded in thus analyzing it.” Sigmund Freud, 1914

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/freud/ex/168.html

In the following article written by Eloise Hart titled Moses and Those ‘Horns’ printed in the Sunrise Magazine in 1974 from the Theosophical Society, a more in-depth explanation is offered :-

“Here possibly is where the idea of horns originates. For in the Mystery language horns are the sign of the successful neophyte, of one who has passed the dread tests of initiation and quite literally touched divinity.

But later, after the State had taken over the supervision of the Mystery schools, the spirit of their teachings became obscured so that the horn came to symbolize the conqueror of worlds rather than the conqueror of self. Thus Jamshid, builder of Persepolis, was called ‘the two-horned.’ And Alexander the Great, initiated by the oracle at the desert oasis Temple of Amon in 332 B.C., accepted as an inestimable honor the horned AKKADIAN CYLINDER SEAL headdress. He wore it with pride as did the ‘initiated’ of the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. To them, as to the Vikings, horns meant power of the spirit. So with the Celts who inscribed the likeness of their teacher, Cernunnos, ‘the horned,’ on a silver plaque, sitting in a Krishna pose and holding this emblem in the form of a ram-headed serpent in his hand.

So with horns, Michelangelo acclaimed Moses a man of power and station far greater than lawgiver of a local tribe. With horns he saluted him not only as one who had stood in the presence of God, and had realized, had become at-one with, his own divinity, but nobler far, as a man fulfilled who had returned — for some do not. Only the few come back, down the mountain, in order to teach and lead mankind.” Eloise Hart

http://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/sunrise/23-73-4/mi-elo.htm

“Moses was without doubt accustomed to seeing ram-headed figures painted on the walls of the royal tombs, where they represented the Sun-God, Amon (later Amon-Ra). During the 6th and 7th centuries B.C. this deity was depicted in the likeness of a man, standing or seated as the Moses of Michelangelo, and frequently wearing the headmask of a ram. Those who interpret Egyptian belief explain that he symbolizes first, the Pleroma, the Fullness of things, and then, that creative force in nature which initiates and maintains intelligent life in this and in the lower worlds. For Amon-Ra was also presented enthroned on a solar boat journeying through the twelve hours of the night to illumine the Underworld.

The Greeks used Pan to express this idea. Horned, hoofed, tailed and sometimes bearded, he with his band of exuberant fawns and satyrs perennially disrupt the status quo.” Eloise Hart

http://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/sunrise/23-73-4/mi-elo.htm

Michelangelo's Moses

At this point I felt it might be time to take a closer look at Michelangelo’s depiction of Moses, particularly the feet.  Don’t get me wrong, this could be my over active imagination in action because at first I never seen the hooves, even though I did feel the feet looked a little peculiar. Just as I was about to give up, I had one last glance still not quite believing Michelangelo hadn’t incorporated the hoofed feet into the piece, and then it hit me.  Although the toes of the feet could clearly be seen, the pattern on the folds of what he’s wearing form the shape of a hoof. It’s like an optical illusion because once you see it, you can’t fail to see it, particularly on the foot on the left. As I look at the foot on the right I still feel this discovery may be due more to my imagination than actual fact but I’m definitely curious and would love to hear from those who have the chance to take a closer look at the statue in question.

Michelangelo's Moses Hooves

 

As always these ponderings have taken on a life of their own so I’m going to leave it here for now and maybe another day I’ll take a closer look at the AKKADIAN CYLINDER SEAL and the mysterious warriors in skirts.

http://sumerianshakespeare.com/98401/105001.html

Further info:-

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moses_(Michelangelo)

http://www.theosociety.org/pasadena/sunrise/23-73-4/mi-elo.htm

http://www.michelangelo-gallery.com/michelangelo-moses.aspx

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/freud/ex/168.html

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Inspired by a scene from the Te Deum window of Paisley Abbey

Catherine's Wheel Photograph by Rashelle Reid

Catherine’s Wheel Photograph by Rashelle Reid

Like much of our earlier history, the information available on St.Catherine is limited and within the accounts that do exist there’s a discrepancy in the story surrounding her escape from the wheel of death.  Was it indeed a bolt of lighting, what some might call a Godly intervention that saved her? Or was she saved by another form of heavenly intervention in the form of Angels?  Are the angels referred to really from heaven or are they, as some modern historians claim, of a more Earthly descent and simply the victims of a spelling mistake that has passed down throughout the ages?

It is with caution (and often horror) I read the pages of history, always aware that the agenda of the author/historian and the story they wish to portray will take precedence over historical accuracy. On visiting a few sites to discover Catherine’s story I’ve already witnessed a major difference in the account of the story in relation to Catherine’s escape from the wheel of death. Whatever the finer details of this woman’s life, one thing’s for sure she’s been remembered with a bang throughout history. As you enjoy the fireworks next week please take a little moment to ponder the stories behind the celebrations particularly the conspiracy theory we celebrate ever year, The Gunpowder Plot.   As many across the UK prepare to take part in a Million Mask March on the 5th November led by the modern day, state sanctioned Messiah, I find myself wondering if this will be the perfect mix for the state to show us just how dangerous their latest target’s are? Remember, remember this 5th November, that nothing is quite what it seems.

“The saint steadfastly confessed Christ and she herself approached the wheels; but an angel smashed the instruments of execution, which broke up into pieces with many pagans passing nearby. Having beheld this wonder, the empress Augusta and the imperial courtier Porphyry with 200 soldiers confessed their faith in Christ in front of everyone, and they were beheaded. Maximinus again tried to entice the holy martyr, proposing marriage to her, and again he received a refusal. St. Catherine firmly confessed her fidelity to the heavenly Bridegroom, Christ, and with a prayer to him she herself put her head on the block under the sword of the executioner. The relics of St. Catherine were taken by the angels to Mount Sinai. In the 9th or 10th century, through a revelation, the incorrupt of the holy martyress were found and transferred with honour to the church of Sinai monastery, built by the holy emperor Justinian the Great in the 6th century. To this day, the Great Martyr’s venerable head and left hand are presented for veneration by the Fathers of the Holy Monastery for the veneration of the faithful.”

http://orthodoxwiki.org/Catherine_of_Alexandria

“Little is definitely known of the girl or woman whose name is associated with this pyrotechnic device, beyond the tradition that she lived during the reign of Maximinus in the fourth century.According to legend, she was born of a noble family in Alexandria and while a young girl embraced Christianity, becoming an ardent evangelist.

The emperor, antagonistic to the spread of this belief, it is said, determined that her powers of eloquence be silenced; but those charged with showing her the falsity of her beliefs were themselves converted to her faith.This so aroused the emperor that he condemned them to be burned at the stake and Catherine to be torn to pieces upon an especially devised wheel, a wheel armed along its rim with curved spikes which, as the wheel revolved, would tear the flesh from its victim.

But, so the legend runs, as the torture was about to begin, a bolt of lightning shattered the wheel and severed the cords by which the maiden was bound. The miracle, however, failed to sway the emperor from his course, for he then had her scourged and beheaded.

She became one of the earliest of the Roman Catholic saints; numerous chapels have been dedicated to her, and statues that honor her usually show also a representation of the wheel as her symbol.

This symbol, with curved spikes on the rim, appeared often in medieval heraldry; and the name “Catherine wheel” is also sometimes applied, in church architecture, to the wheel or rose window.”

http://superbeefy.com/where-does-the-term-catherine-wheel-come-from-and-what-does-it-mean/

(Unfortunately there’s no source information on this page as to where the information displayed came from.)

Further reading on The Gunpowder Plot

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/gunpowder_plot_of_1605.htm

Wishing you a safe and happy bonfires night when it comes round again,

Rashelle

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