Holy Blood and the Holy Grail

Holy Blood and the Holy Grail

Book - 1996
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A 19th-century French priest discovered something in his mountain village at the foot of the Pyrenees which enabled him to amass and spend a vast fortune. The story which this book tells begins with what seems to be buried treasure and then turns into an historical detective story - a modern Grail quest leading back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heretics of the 12th and 13th centuries, and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1300 years ago.
Publisher: London : Arrow Books, 1996.
ISBN: 9780099682417
0099682419
Branch Call Number: 944 B152
Characteristics: xix, 558 p. : ill., maps ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lincoln, Henry
Leigh, Richard 1943-2007

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patch666
Jul 18, 2017

very fun to read but take it and the history it presents cautiously >> good to get ideas for fiction or films but actuall history is suspect ~ 420 I read it years before Da vinci code

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JenksAten
Aug 22, 2012

very educational with several theories explored

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kid_oliva
Mar 08, 2012

Interesting fiction! I say only because the whole basis of the book is based upon "Dossiers Secrets". This was written by Pierre Plantard and Philippe de Ch%C3%A9risey under the pseudonym of "Philippe Toscan du Plantier." It meant to show lineage back to the Merovingian dynasty. They wanted to revive the monarch in France in the 1960's.

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