City of the Goddess: Freemasons, the Sacred Feminine, and the Secret Beneath the Seat of Power in Washington, DC

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City of the Goddess is the ultimate deconstruction of the design of Washington, D.C., its direct connection to Freemasonry, and its veneration and embodiment of the Great Goddess and the feminine principle. Uncover the secret roots of America, from the deliberate orientation of the capital's landscape to align with the constellation of Virgo to the beliefs and intentions of the “Star Families”--a truly ancient institution. Learn how one of the most powerful secret societies in the world planned the world's most ...
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Overview

City of the Goddess is the ultimate deconstruction of the design of Washington, D.C., its direct connection to Freemasonry, and its veneration and embodiment of the Great Goddess and the feminine principle. Uncover the secret roots of America, from the deliberate orientation of the capital's landscape to align with the constellation of Virgo to the beliefs and intentions of the “Star Families”--a truly ancient institution. Learn how one of the most powerful secret societies in the world planned the world's most powerful city.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781780280295
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/6/2011
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Alan Butler has published four successful books on historical and mythical topics, including the Knights Templar and the Grail legend. He is a published playwright, a successful radio dramatist, and coauthor, with Christopher Knight, of Civilization One and The Hiram Key Revisited.
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Table of Contents

List of Plates ix

Introduction xi

1 An Air of Mystery 1

A City Built on Ancient and Astronomical Principles

2 The Goddess of a Thousand Names 14

The Evolution of the Goddess Columbia

3 A Man's Thing 33

The Freemasonic Way of Thinking

4 A Nation is Born 50

The Free United States and its Capital

5 The Sky over Washington 64

Astronomy, Geometry and City Planning

6 Dawn of the Neoclassical 81

Architecture and the Orientation of the Capitol

7 The Background 89

Ancient Calendars and Measuring Systems

8 Almost Too Incredible for Words 107

Alignments and Proportions in Washington DC

9 A Man for All Seasons 119

Thomas Jefferson and Measuring Systems

10 The Rise of the Star Families 136

Enoch, the Shekinah and the Temple of Jerusalem

11 Hidden in Plain Sight 147

The Templar Treasures and their Journey

12 The Treasure Box of Rosslyn 159

The Templars and the Birth of Freemasonry

13 The New Jerusalem 170

The Initiation of a Nation

14 The Subterranean Vault 186

What's Hidden in Ellipse Park?

Appendix 1 The Megalithic System 199

Appendix 2 The Sumerian System 205

Notes 227

Index 229

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