The Holy Place: Saunire And The Decoding Of The Mystery Of Rennes-Le-Chteau
Publish Date: 2012-08-01
Author: Henry Lincoln
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Bestselling author Henry Lincoln reveals the groundbreaking secrets of one of the most sacred places on earth.
From the coauthor of Holy Blood, Holy Graila basis for The Da Vinci Codecomes a deeper exploration of the secrets of Rennes-le-Chteau. In 1982, Henry Lincoln, along with colleagues Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, published Holy Blood, Holy Grail, which became an immediate international bestseller. It investigated Rennes-le-Chteau, a small town in France where, in the late nineteenth century, Brenger Saunires discovery of a series of parchments led in turn to a large but cursed treasure that challenged many traditional Christian beliefsincluding the possibility that Jesuss bloodline still exists.
The treasures story moved back through history to the Crusades, the origins of the Knights Templar, and the Virgin Birth itself. While Baigent and Leigh have moved on to different subjects, Lincoln has continued to pursue the mysteries of Rennes-le-Chteau. Dan Browns international bestseller The Da Vinci Codebased on Holy Blood, Holy Grailreignited curiosity about this ancient, powerful town. In The Holy Place, Lincoln reveals through further surveys, decoding, and analysis that this area in southwest France is the site of a vast megalithic Christian masterpiecea holy place of enormous size and importance.