By John Michael Greer
Subsequent within the renowned point Encyclopedia sequence, comes the full A-Z of different background. detect every thing you ever desired to learn about mystery societies just like the Freemasons, the old secret of Atlantis, why King Arthur, Leonardo da Vinci and Hitler are key figures, plus conspiracy theories, forgotten sciences and historic knowledge. an entire and informative A-Z for some of the most well known genres to have emerged lately - the hidden background of the final 10,000 years. This encyclopedia solutions your entire questions about the extra debatable topics being debated: * Conspiracies and mystery societies, e.g. Knights Templars, the Rosicrucians, the Freemasons, the Bavarian Illuminati, the Hellfire membership, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Priory of Sion. additionally it is mystery traditions, hidden bloodlines, extraterrestrial intervention, coming near near apocalypse, and the Mayan calendar prophecies. * historical knowledge and forgotten sciences, e.g. alchemy, prophecy, sacred geometry, ley traces, and magic, in addition to assisting facts for complicated applied sciences in precedent days e.g. the mysteries of Stonehenge and the nice Pyramids. * Unsolved ancient mysteries, e.g. the positioning of Atlantis, the early historical past of Christianity, the Holy Grail, the destiny of the Knights Templars, the authorship of Shakespeare's performs, the motives of the French Revolution, and the occult roots of Nazism. * Key figures in hidden historical past - Pythagoras, Jesus of Nazareth, Leonardo da Vinci, King Arthur, Roger Bacon, John Dee, Alessandro Cagliostro, the Comte de St.-Germain, Benjamin Franklin, and Adolf Hitler.
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Ethnic, nationwide, and non secular prejudices of all types blossomed as immigration and the increase of big city facilities redefined the cultural panorama of such a lot ecu international locations. Jews made a handy objective for the frustrations of these left at the back of via the hot commercial economic climate, in view that a handful of Jewish households, corresponding to the Rothschilds, prospered with industrialization and lots of of the expert professions integrated huge numbers of Jews. through the start of the 20th century, antisemitic mystery societies and political events had emerged in Germany and in other places, proclaiming loudly that Jews have been answerable for the entire ills of the fashionable global. See Germanenorden; Ordo Novi Templi (ONT). those ideals coalesced round essentially the most influential files of the 20 th century, the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, a forgery synthetic out of numerous older files via the Russian aristocrat and Theosophist Yuliana Glinka in Paris sooner than 1895 and primary published in Russia in 1903. The Protocols claimed to be a suite of mystery plans followed by way of a superb council of Jewish rabbis reason on taking up the area. disbursed world wide within the aftermath of the Russian revolution of 1917, they featured within the propaganda of each antisemitic stream on the earth within the first half the 20th century and have been enthusiastically circulated through influential conspiracy theorists comparable to Nesta Webster. In Germany, the place the Nazi circulate embraced them with open hands, they turned justifications for the main brutal massacres of Jews in smooth background. See nationwide Socialism; Protocols of the Elders of Zion. The defeat of the 3rd Reich and the global publicity given to Nazi atrocities opposed to the Jews made the extra virulent kinds of antisemitism socially unacceptable in such a lot western international locations. contemporary years, although, have noticeable the previous prejudices locate their long ago into pop culture through the unfold of neo-Nazi events and, extra worryingly, through conspiracy theories that cover their antisemitic parts underneath a number of labels. The Protocols of the Elders of Zion were remodeled and reprinted as blueprints for global domination through the Illuminati or reptiles from different planets, yet connections to Judaism – through the Rothschild relatives, for instance – are by no means absent. See neo-Nazi mystery societies; Reptilians. in the course of the heyday of antisemitic conspiracy conception within the early 20th century, lots of the very important revolutionaries and mystery society leaders of the prior have been redefined as Jews to justify their club within the alleged “Jewish international conspiracy. ” Adam Weishaupt, founding father of the Bavarian Illuminati, and Russian innovative Vladimir Lenin have been between those that underwent postmortem conversions to Judaism by the hands of antisemites, in a curious parallel to the key society perform of retrospective recruitment. although neither Weishaupt nor Lenin had any hint of Jewish ancestry, those claims are nonetheless recycled in renowned books this day. See Bavarian Illuminati; retrospective recruitment.