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... Because it's Later Than You Think

Part III

[Note: Certain information in Part III was taken from the article "The Julian and the Gregorian Calendars" by Peter Meyer.]


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Our modern calendar, the "Gregorian Calendar," came into being in 1582 after Pope Gregory 13th issued a Papal Bull (order) to reform the calendar. The previous calendar, the "Julian," created by Julius Caesar of Rome (the Julian calendar had been adopted by the Christian Church at the council of Nicaea in AD 325, the first of the general councils of the Church), had become increasingly inaccurate and by 1582 many key religious celebrations, like Easter, had drifted far from the dates they were originally celebrated.

The reason for this is astronomical. Calendars are measurements of time, which ultimately is measured by the movements of the Earth, Moon and stars. In the Julian calendar, the average year (one Earth orbit around the sun) was measured as 365.25 days. In reality, the length of the year is significantly different. Although astronomers disagree as to the correct length of the year [either 365.2422 days ("mean solar days" of the "mean tropical year") or 365.2424 days of the "vernal equinox year"], the difference of the length of the Julian calendar year from the length of the real solar year is thus 0.0078 days (11.23 minutes) in the former case and 0.0076 days (10.94 minutes) in the latter case.

This error accumulates, so that after about 131 years the calendar is out of sync with the equinoxes and solstices by one whole day. Thus as the centuries passed, the Julian Calendar became increasingly inaccurate with respect to the astronomical Seasons. Since the sliding calendar date of Easter is determined in reference to the fixed Spring (Vernal) Equinox (a day in which the amount of daylight and darkness is very close to being equal), measured relative to the moving phases of the Moon, it was critical for the Church to have an error-free, fixed calendar reference point (the Spring Equinox) -- for calculating this most holy festival: Christ's death and resurrection.

In order to resolve this situation, Gregory 13th's predecessor, Pope Paul 3rd, appointed a commission of astronomers to determine the necessary changes to the calendar. He recruited several prominent astronomers, most notably the Jesuit Christopher Clavius (1537-1612), to come up with a solution. They built upon calendar reform proposals by the astronomer and physician Luigi Lilio (d. 1576) and Pitatus. When Pope Gregory XIII was elected he found various proposals for calendar reform before him, and decided in favor of that of Clavius.

The Gregorian reform consisted of the following:

    Ten days were omitted from the calendar, and it was decreed that the day following (Thursday) October 4, 1582 (which is October 5, 1582, in the old calendar) would thenceforth be known as (Friday) October 15, 1582.

    The rule for leap years was changed. In the Julian Calendar a year is a leap year if it is divisible by 4. In the Gregorian Calendar a year is a leap year if either (i) it is divisible by 4 but not by 100 or (ii) it is divisible by 400. In other words, a year which is divisible by 4 is a leap year unless it is divisible by 100 but not by 400 (in which case it is not a leap year). Thus the years 1600 and 2000 are leap years, but 1700, 1800, 1900 and 2100 are not.

    New rules for the determination of the date of Easter were adopted.

    The first day of the year (New Year's Day) was set at January 1st.

    The position of the extra day in a leap year was moved from the day before February 25th to the day following February 28th.

The ostensible purpose of these changes was to establish a consistent date for Easter and to bring the calendar back to the same relation with the movements of the heavens which it had at the time of Constantine's famed "Nicaean Council," in AD 325.

In reality, according to the culmination of three years of Enterprise research, the reform seems to have had a very different purpose ... apparently having little to do with "Christ" or "Easter" (despite the Church's public posture) -- and everything to do with prearranging the precise one-time placement of the complex spatial motions of Earth/Sirius we have now reported ...


Both Western calendars, the Julian and Gregorian, were influenced heavily by Egyptian beliefs and advocates. The Julian Calendar was adopted in the (Gregorian) year 46 BC after Caesar had spent considerable time consulting with Egyptian educated astronomer and priest Sosigenes. Caesar had arrived in Egypt in 48 BC in pursuit of his friend and rival Pompeii after defeating him in the battle of Pharsalus and ending a Roman civil war. While there, Caesar was educated in the ways of Egyptian astronomy and religion. He learned that the Ancient Egyptians predicted the annual Nile flooding on the basis of the appearance of Sirius. The period between was 365.25 days -- less than an hour wrong in five years. This must have seemed like a high degree of accuracy for its day. So, abandoning the Roman lunar calendar, Caesar set alternating months of 31 and 30 days with February having only 29 days except every fourth year when February 23 was repeated.

The result of this system, a 365 day year with a leap year every four, was superior to the previous Roman system and at first glance appears to be a practical and reasonably accurate calendar. But what is less clear is Caesar's motive for creating a calendrical system in the first place. Although it was inaccurate, the Roman calendar was hardly a logical concern for a warrior like Caesar. He was obsessed at this point in his life with becoming the first emperor of the Roman empire, and creating a new calendar was hardly the type of activity which would, on the surface anyway, advance such ambitions.

What we tend to forget in our modern perspective on such things is that the men of this age were not merely politicians or soldiers or even both, but frequently priests, mystics and magicians as well. Most of them had a belief that their paths had been shaped by divine and mysterious forces, and they spent a great deal of time trying to master and understand these forces. Caesar would have been no different, and it is likely that the Egyptian queen Cleopatra introduced him to the secrets of Egyptian ritual and magic as a payment for his gift of placing her exclusively on the Egyptian throne. Her ambitions rivaled his, and showing Caesar the powers hidden in the rites and science of the world's oldest civilization would have been a tremendous bonding agent between them.

But Caesar came to the table in Egypt with an already well established understanding of the stars and ancient mysteries. He had been co-opted into the Roman college of priests in 73 BC and became Consul for Gaul (France) in 59 BC after submitting an extensive report on the Druid religion to the Empire. He spent several years studying them and learning their religions and astronomical sciences, which ultimately led to his authorship of a book on astronomy while stationed in Gaul.

The Druids were the guardians of most of the megalithic sites in what is now England and Scotland, including Stonehenge, New Grange, and Avebury and Silbury Hill. A recent book by Christopher Knight and Robert Lomas, "Uriel's Machine" (following on the pioneering work in the 1960's of Thom and Hawkins), makes a compelling case that these sites were astronomical and calendrical in nature, and that the knowledge of how to use them was transmitted by the Watchers, a group of "semi-divine" beings that have counterparts in many other ancient religions -- including Egypt's. The purpose of these massive instruments was to give the users a sense of where they stood in the overall time scheme relative to precession, the (roughly) 26,000 years cycle of the Earth's "wobble" on its rotational axis. Inherent in this apparent ancient understanding of precession is an equally unbelievable link to a pre-historic concept of "Hyperdimensional Physics" (for "primitive" peoples) -- a science that could conceivably impart its initiates with what must have seemed like "magical" powers over both "nature" and other human beings.

Apparently at Caesar's behest, the Roman empire than began a century long campaign to wipe the Druids from the Earth. Caesar himself made a landing on the English coast in 55 BC, but was stymied. Eventually, the fourth Roman emperor Claudius succeeded in conquering Britain and decimating the Druid population.

This is all the more strange when you consider that the Druidic culture of the times was essentially a bunch of  illiterate (because they committed all of their knowledge to memory, and did not by law write any of it down) savages, literally running around in skins, who posed no possible military threat to Rome whatsoever. Britain possessed no great mineral wealth, and in fact was a cold, wet, and generally inhospitable place to live. So why did Rome go so far out its way to expend significant manpower and treasure -- across more than a century of successive administrations -- to ultimately subdue the entire population of an out-of-the-way collection of scattered northern islands ... and to wipe out its reigning priesthood?

The only logical answer is that the Druids possessed "something" of immense value ... or danger ... to Rome. If Caesar learned some valuable secret in his studies with the Druids, a secret that promised unimaginable power or knowledge of the future, he would naturally want to protect this advantage for the good of Rome. His campaign against the Druids seemed calculated to eliminate the magical knowledge of the Druids and preserve the secret for the Republic (soon to be "Empire," under his command) alone. Indeed, for reasons not abundantly clear, the Julian calendar itself is ultimately anchored to Greenwich Mean Time, based in England. In this scenario, Rome's otherwise senseless campaign against the British Isles finally begins to make some sense.

Six years after his campaign in Gaul he made his way to Egypt. As we have seen previously, the Egyptians possessed high knowledge in the movements of the stars and planets, and Sosigenes was a high master of this art. In looking at the results of his wares, the Julian calendar, it becomes obvious just what he had revealed to Caesar.

As we said above, the ancient Egyptian calendar had centered on the annual inundation of the Nile and the periodicity of the so-called "heliacal rising" of the star Sirius. Because of Earth's annual orbit of the Sun, Sirius "disappears" from the night sky at Giza for about 70 days each year, and has done so for hundreds of thousands of years ... Its reappearance, just before sunrise in the East, is called the "heliacal rising of Sirius" ("heliacal," from the Greek "Helios" -- the Rising Sun -- which is just another form of the Egyptian term for the same phenomenon ... "Horus!").

Because of the ever present effects of precession (the ~26,000 year "wobble" of the Earth), this annual disappearance has been systematically sliding through the seasons for all of Egypt's history; in modern times this event now takes place on the 5th of August. In Jesus' time, the heliacal rising was on July 20, a repetitive NASA "ritual date." In ancient times, circa 3300 BC, this "heliacal re-emergence" took place on the summer Solstice (June 21st, Gregorian). Around this same time, the melting snows of the mountains in Central Africa would flood the Nile and provide much needed irrigation for the crops of this otherwise arid land. This conjunction of events led to the marking of the new year coincident with this "magical rebirth" of Sirius, the Nile and Isis. The new year was considered to have started not at midnight, but when Sirius actually reappeared in the sky ... at Dawn ... with Horus.

In his book "Echoes of Ancient Skies", the archaeo-astronomer Dr. Ed Krupp writes about these events,

"After disappearing from the night sky (for 70 days) Sirius eventually reappears in the dawn, before the sun comes up. The first time this occurs each year is called the star's heliacal rising, and on this day Sirius remains visible for only a short time before the sky gets too bright to see it. In ancient Egypt this annual reappearance of Sirius fell close to the summer solstice and coincided with the time of the Nile's inundation. Isis, as Sirius, was the 'Mistress of the Year's beginning', for the Egyptian new year was set by this event. New Year's ceremony texts at Dendera say Isis coaxes out the Nile and causes it to swell. The metaphor is astronomical, hydraulic, and sexual, and it parallels the function of Isis in the myth. Sirius revives the Nile just as Isis revives Osiris. Her time in hiding from Seth is when Sirius is gone (70 days) from the night sky. She (Isis) gives birth to her son Horus, as Sirius gives birth to the new year, and in the texts Horus and the new year are equated. She is the vehicle for renewal of life and order. Shining for a moment, one morning in summer, she stimulates the Nile and starts the year."
So the flooding period of the Nile was more than just the marker of life renewed, it marked the actual beginning of the new calendar year. Caesar would have certainly been inculcated in these ancient beliefs, as well as the many other "Sirius Mysteries" known to Sosigenes. This Sirius influence eventually made its way into the calendar we now call the Julian. From the very first instant of the Julian dating system, the influence of Egypt and Sirius could be felt ...
 

If you roll the clock back at Giza to Julian date 0000.0000 (01/01/4713 BC noon GMT) you find that Sirius, this most important of celestial markers to the ancient Egyptians, is in a very significant location at 33° below the Eastern horizon. Now, the chances of rolling a calendar, any calendar, back exactly to its origin (over 6,700 years ago!) at exactly the place we would expect to be most significant, and finding exactly the astronomical body we would expect to find in one of the few significant altitudes we would expect to find it, is, well, astronomical! Keeping in mind that the Julian calendar is timed out to the minute, and that Caesar certainly understood the significance of Sirius, we cannot fathom any other conclusion than that this is a product of intentional design! So, we have yet another indisputable confirmation of our Egyptian alignment astronomical model -- this stunning example, at the literal heart of a calendrical system still in use world wide -- not just by NASA ... but by the entire astronomical community.

The placement of this star at 33° is a clear signal that Sosigenes understood the coded basics and symbolic importance of tetrahedral physics. Now it came as no great surprise to us that the starting point of this calendar would be marked by a sacred acknowledgement of the importance of Sirius. Any calendar based in the Egyptian astronomical mysteries the way this one was would almost have to mark its origins with respect to this most sacred star. What is haunting us is the next question: why did Caesar and Sosigenes go all the way back to the predynastic era to "start" their calendar? The Roman civil calendar previously in use had dated from the founding of the city by Romulus and Remus in 753 BC (Gregorian). Why not anchor the new Roman calendar from this same date? Why go all the way back to 4713 BC?

The argument of "mainstream" history is that they didn't ...


Joseph Justus Scaliger

Although this system of dating, called the Julian day numbering system, is usually attributed to Joseph Justus Scaliger (born 1540-08-05 J in Agen, France, died 1609-01-21 J in Leiden, Holland), there is ample evidence that he in fact did not invent it. Scaliger was one of Clavius' advisors, and is generally considered to have been one of the founders of the science of chronology. Scaliger combined three traditionally recognized temporal cycles of 28, 19 and 15 years to obtain a great cycle, the Scaliger cycle, or Julian period, of 7980 years (7980 is the least common multiple of 28, 19 and 15). According to the Encyclopedia Britannica:

 

"Chronological system now used chiefly by astronomers and based on the consecutive numbering of days from Jan. 1, 4713 BC. Not to be confused with the Julian calendar, the Julian period was proposed by the scholar Joseph Justus Scaliger in 1583 and named by him for his father, Julius Caesar Scaliger. Joseph Scaliger proposed a period of 7,980 years of numbered days to be used in determining time elapsed between various historical events otherwise recorded only in different chronologies, eras, or calendars. The length of 7,980 years was chosen as the product of 28 times 19 times 15; these, respectively, are the numbers of years in the so-called solar cycle of the Julian calendar in which dates recur on the same days of the week; the lunar or Metonic cycle, after which the phases of the Moon recur on a particular day in the solar year, or year of the seasons; and the cycle of indiction, originally a schedule of periodic taxes or government requisitions in ancient Rome. The epoch, or starting point, of 4713 BC was chosen as the nearest past year in which the three cycles began together. 

Contrary to the statement above, the "Julian period" was not named for Scaliger's father, Julius Caesar Scaliger. In his De Emandatione Temporum (1583; "Study on the Improvement of Time") Scaliger writes: "Julianam vocauimus, quia ad annum Julianum accommodata ..." (translated by R. L. Reese et al. (3) as "We have termed it Julian because it fits the Julian year ...").

And according to the US Naval Observatory:

"In the 16th century Joseph Justus Scaliger tried to resolve the patchwork of historical eras by placing everything on a single system. Not being ready to deal with negative year counts, he sought an initial epoch in advance of any historical record. His approach was numerological and utilized three calendrical cycles: the 28-year solar cycle, the 19-year cycle of Golden Numbers, and the 15-year indiction cycle. The solar cycle is the period after which week days and calendar dates repeat in the Julian calendar. The cycle of Golden Numbers is the period after which moon phases repeat (approximately) on the same calendar dates. The indiction cycle was a Roman tax cycle of unknown origin. Therefore, Scaliger could characterize a year by the combination of numbers (S,G,I), where S runs from 1 through 28, G from 1 through 19, and I from 1 through 15. Scaliger first stated that a given combination would recur after 7980 (= 28 x 19 x 15) years. He called this a Julian cycle because it was based on the Julian calendar. Scaliger knew that the year of Christ's birth (as determined by Dionysius Exiguus) was characterized by the number 9 of the solar cycle, by Golden Number 1, and by number 3 of the indiction cycle, or (9,1,3). Then Scaliger chose as this initial epoch the year characterized by (1,1,1) and determined that (9,1,3) was year 4713 of his chronological era. Scaliger's initial epoch was later to be adopted as the initial epoch for the Julian Day numbers."

In other words, the conventional wisdom is that the 4713 BC "zero point" of the Julian calendar comes not from Caesar and Sosigenes, but from a 16th century Catholic astronomer. This is not the case, however.

Roger, Bishop of Hereford, discusses the three cycles used by Scaliger in his Compotus (written in 1176 CE) and states that "these three ... do not come together at one point for 7980 years", although he does not identify the year (4713 B.C.) of their coincidence. Furthermore, according to R. L. Reese et al. ("New evidence concerning the origin of the Julian period", American Journal of Physics, vol. 59 (1991), 1043.):

 

"A 12th-century manuscript indicates that the 7980-year period was used explicitly for calendrical purposes by an earlier Bishop of Hereford, Robert de Losinga, in the year A.D. 1086, almost a century before the Bishop of Hereford named Roger. ... Robert de Losinga combines the solar, lunar and indiction cycles into a "great cycle [magnum ciclum]" of 7980 years ... Thus the manuscript by Robert de Losinga places the earliest known use of the Julian period in the year A.D. 1086."

So the use of the Julian period, the anchoring of the Julian calendar to 4713 BC, goes back almost a thousand years. Given that Caesar and Sosigenes both had knowledge of Lunar and Solar cycles and obviously the Roman cycle of indiction, it seems likely to us that they could have come to the same conclusion. As it stands, we are not aware of any firm information concerning the original start date of Caesar's calendar.

If we assume for the moment that Caesar and Sosigenes did understand the importance of the Sirius anchor to their calendar system, and were aware of the coincidence of the three cycles in 4713 BC, what is the meaning of this anchor point so long ago, other than the simple homage to the goddess Isis?

We can think of two possibilities, both equally tenable and both possibly correct.

The first is that it is somehow connected to Hyperdimensional physics. As we shall demonstrate later, this time period of 6,700 years ago turns out to be extremely significant in the precessionary cycle we are now near completing. And, that ultimately has major ramifications on what happened in 4713 BC, and may be about to happen again.

The other possibility is that it was intended to "bookend" with some other major astronomical conjunction far into the future. Perhaps the "meridian crossing" of this same star, Sirius, at Giza, midnight January 1, 2000 AD (Gregorian)?

Now, this latter proposal can only work by making the new year begin at midnight, January 1. Why would Caesar agree to this date if the calendar was Egyptian? Why not make it start as the Egyptians did -- with the heliacal rising of Sirius --  if this was a "Sirius based" Egyptian calendar?

Because he wanted to keep it a secret.

46 BC was known in Rome as the "year of confusion" because of all the changes made to the calendar. "January 1" was the traditional date of the seating of the Roman Senate and start of the civil calendar (and, no, the origins of this exact date for the start of the Roman new year are not known ...). Caesar, who had already snatched a great deal of power from the Senate and now wanted to change the calendar as well, argued publicly for the new year to start on the Spring Equinox or the Winter Solstice. We think it is clear he never really wanted to succeed in this desire. By eventually agreeing to "compromise" with the Senate on January 1 (the date he had to have, in order to make the calendar ultimately coincide with Sirius at Giza, at midnight 2000), Caesar could avoid a further confrontation with the Roman Senate by appearing to respect their dwindling authority. In fact, he was getting exactly what he wanted all along.

In any event, the end result was that Sirius would now inexorably cross the "midnight meridian" at Giza, on the now traditionally accepted new year date ... some 2,046 years beyond Caesar's time.

Further proof that Caesar somehow not only understood the importance of Sirius but also the basic tenets of Hyperdimensional Physics is found in his subsequent actions; shortly after his arrival in Egypt, he began a curious persecution of the Jews.

This puzzling persecution (again: another "powerless people," of no conceivable threat to Rome) only makes sense in the light of the work of Stan Tenen, a mathematician and researcher who has spent the better part of 30 years attempting to understand the mathematical roots of the Hebrew alphabet. Tenen's startling conclusions -- that the basis of the entire Hebrew written language is a two-dimensional representation of a three (and higher) dimensional reflection of the rotating symmetries of a tetrahedron -- inexplicably (but unmistakably) links the very language of the Jewish people to Hyperdimensional Physics. As such, the mere existence of the Hebrew people -- another culture fanatically determined to pass along its "sacred" history totally unchanged  -- conceivably represented another "threat" to Rome, and could explain why Caesar was suddenly just as anxious to wipe them out as he was the Druids years before.

None of this helped Caesar. He was assassinated on the Ides (15th) of March the following year. Had things turned out differently, his calendar system might have been lost in the mists of time. As it evolved, Octavian (later Augustus), his adopted son and eventual successor, also made his way to Egypt (in pursuit of Anthony and Cleopatra). Octavian had no obvious reason to continue Caesar's calendar reforms ... but he did so ... and even made modifications to the calendar himself.


Things did not change very much until the Council of Nicaea in 325 AD. At that time the pagan emperor Constantine declared the Roman Catholic Church the official state religion of the Roman Empire and transferred the title of "Pontifex Maximus," a pagan authority, to the Church. As the empire waned, the Church expanded, and it seems that whatever secrets Caesar had discovered were held close by the highest authorities in the Vatican. The most crucial determination made by the Nicene council was that the Spring Equinox fell on the date of March the 21st, thereby setting Easter from this date.

Things stayed pretty much the same until 527 AD, when Dionysius Exiguus instituted the so-called "Christian Era." He overturned the Julian practice of dating back to 4713 BC, and established the BC and AD dating system. In doing so, he established a date for both the incarnation and birth of Christ (March 25th, and December 25th respectively. December 26th is the birthday of Osiris). From that time on, all dates would be marked from the year of Christ's birth, and the turn of the 3rd Millennium was then set at January 1, 2000 AD.

Most Christian scholars believe that the year of Christ's birth was actually the year we now know as 7 BC, and that Dionysius was well aware of  this. If that is the case, why did he set the year now known as 1 AD as the beginning of the "Christian" era instead of the real year of Christ's birth?

Because he was not interested in a "Christian Era" at all.

Dionysius worked closely with and was heavily influenced by the "Alexandrian Greeks," educated scholars from Greece who had studied under the Egyptian masters in Alexandria. These ancient Greeks recognized the Phoenix Cycle, derived from the ancient Egyptian legends of the Bennu bird that rose from its own ashes every 500 years. (The Egyptian year comprised twelve 30-day months -- each month of which was divided into three 10-day decans heralded by the heliacal rising of a certain star -- Sirius -- plus five "epagomenal days.") Early Egyptian Christian mystics under Saint Mark combined forces with the Alexandrine Greeks to develop a calendar system that was coordinated with the Egyptian Phoenix Cycle's rhythm, past and future. It was this system that was incorporated when Dionysius made his "Christian era" changes.

But it is clear that Dinoysius did not actually set his "Christian Era" by what he thought was the birth year of Christ. Instead, working with these Egyptian educated astronomers, he looked forward in time to the fourth Phoenix Cycle from the time of the one closest to Christ's birth, 2000 AD, and certainly saw the passing of Sirius on the "once in forever" meridian at Giza. Working back in Phoenix cycles to the year 1 AD, he set that year as the year of Christ's birth and ignored the reality of his birth in what became 7 BC. In order to disguise this blatantly Egyptian (and hence "Pagan") influence, he invented the terms AD and BC to wrap this pagan system in an air of Christian respectability. In other words, the "Christian Era" dates not from "the birth of Christ" forward, but rather from the all-important 2000 AD Sirius meridian passage at Giza -- backward!


A bit more of this history lesson is required here. In the centuries following the dawn of this deceptive "Christian Era" dating, the powers of the Church waxed and waned, and the secular power of the once invincible Roman Empire ultimately collapsed. Islamic forces arose, and eventually took control of much of the "holy land"; simultaneously, there were a variety of internal and external arguments over "Church dogma and authority." Eventually, the Roman Catholic Church -- as theological successor to the once mighty Empire of Rome -- established strongholds in Spain, France, and England (among other rising European nations).

In 1095, Pope Urban II declared a "holy war" against the Muslim invaders of the Holy Land, and launched an effort to retake the "sacred" city of Jerusalem; the infamous "Crusades" had thus begun ... launched in none other than a variant of a "19.5 year!" -- an unmistakable "decimal harmonic" of 1095, in what we've now unequivocally established is actually a clandestine Hyperdimensional Calendar!

By 1099, this was accomplished. Then, around 1113, a new order was formed within the Catholic Church that came to be known as the "Knights Templar" (Knights of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem). One of the original nine founders of this Order, St. Bernard of Clairvaux, also created a monastery in Seborga in northern Italy in 1113. Documents found in this ancient monastery state that it was built to protect a "great secret."

These original nine Knights, all related through a complex series of family relationships, presented themselves to King Baudoin I of Jerusalem in 1118 and were given the duty of keeping Christian pilgrims safe on the roads and highways leading to the holy city from the port of Jaffa. Obviously, such a task was far beyond the capabilities of a mere nine men, and it was a ruse for public consumption in any event. Upon arrival in Jerusalem, the Knights under the patronage of this Vatican appointed Monarch of Jerusalem proceeded directly to the Temple Mount, the ancient site of the Temple of Solomon, and immediately began excavating the (even then) ancient ruin. It is for this work that they received their name, the "Knights of the Temple."

According to another book by Knight and Lomas, "The Hiram Key," the Temple of Solomon was a structure designed under the precepts of "sacred" geometry by the earliest progenitors of Freemasonry and was laid out in such a way as to invoke the essence of the Egyptian myths of Isis and Osiris. According to the Royal (British) engineers who examined the excavations of the Templars in 1867, the Knights found a secret room beneath the Temple Mount and apparently knew exactly what they were looking for and where to find it. Just "what" they found is the subject of legend, but it has gained scholarly support recently. According to the European Templar Heritage Research Network:

 

"On the exterior of Chartres Cathedral, by the north door, there is a carving on a pillar, which gives us an indication of the object sought by the burrowing Templars, representing the Ark of the Covenant, but in a rather strange context. The Ark is depicted as being transported on a wheeled vehicle. Legend recounts that the Ark of the Covenant had been secreted deep beneath the Temple in Jerusalem centuries before the fall of the city to the Romans. It had been hidden there to protect it from yet another invading army who had laid the city to waste. Hugh de Payen, one of the original nine Templar Knights, had been chosen to lead the expedition mounted to locate the Ark and bring it back to Europe. Persistent legends recount that the Ark was then hidden for a considerable time deep beneath the crypt of Chartres Cathedral. The same legends also claim that the Templars found many other sacred artifacts from the old Jewish temple in the course of their investigations and that a considerable quantity of documentation was also located during the dig. While there has been much speculation as to the exact nature of these documents, a reasonable consensus is emerging that they contained scriptural scrolls, treatises on sacred geometry, and details of certain knowledge, art and science -- the hidden wisdom of the ancient initiates of the Judaic/Egyptian tradition. Until very recently these legends received short shrift from academic historians, but that situation is undergoing considerable change. One modern archeological discovery tends to support the speculative scenario that the Templars knew where to look and precisely what they were seeking.. The Copper Scroll, one of the Dead Sea Scrolls discovered at Quamran, tends to confirm not only the objective of the Templar excavations but also, albeit indirectly, gives some credence to the bizarre concept of the transmission of knowledge through the generations that led to the original Templar discoveries underneath the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

The Copper Scroll, which was unrolled and deciphered at Manchester University under the guidance of John Allegro, was a list of all the burial sites used to hide the various items both sacred and profane described as the treasure of the Temple of Jerusalem. Many of these sites have been re-excavated since the discovery of the Copper Scroll, and several of them have disclosed not Temple treasure but evidence of Templar excavation made in the twelfth century."

After their excavations were completed at the Temple Mount, the Knights returned to their native lands. Two of them ventured to Roslin, Scotland, where they set up their headquarters. Shortly afterwards, the Knights were given the official seal of the Roman Catholic Church, and their numbers swelled as wealthy landowners and aristocrats joined their ranks. The Templars went on a binge of Temple construction and brought back many sciences, such as astronomy, from the holy land. Their order grew in stature, wealth and power quickly, and they won battle after battle against the Muslims during the various crusades. Their secret power was supposedly that they held possession of a piece of the true cross of the crucifixion of Christ (probably found in the Temple Mount excavations). This gave them powers over their enemies in battle and they were said to have never lost a battle while in possession of the Cross.

They eventually lost the Cross in the battle of Hattin in 1187 to the Muslim Saladin. After marching on July 2nd, the Templars were surrounded and cut off from water supplies. On July 4th, they broke ranks in thirst and panic, abandoned the encampment and the Cross, and were wiped out by Muslim forces. (These two dates later would become crucial -- not only in the Templar-inspired formation of the United States of America (as we shall see), but in the continuing "hidden ritual history" of NASA as well.)

Ultimately, despite the loss of the Cross, the Templars apparently became a threat to the Church itself. The Pope and the nearly broke King of France, Philip le Bel (1268-1314), plotted to undermine the Order and seize their considerable treasures in France. On Friday, October 13th, 1307, the King's men moved against the Knights and arrested many of them. (This is also why "Friday the 13th" is now considered "unlucky").

Although the Papal conspiracy with King Philip succeeded in obtaining various "confessions" under torture and a considerable sum of Templar wealth, the conspirators never found the ultimate "Templar treasure" itself -- which by now had been secreted away to Scotland. Even so, most of the Order was wiped out in the "10/13" raid (the leader, Jaques de Molay, was burned at the stake), and its members scattered across Europe ... and beyond. On March 22, 1312, the Church officially dissolved the Order by Papal Bull (this date also subsequently became significant, in not only the Nazi movement in Germany but also was another recurring NASA "ritual date"). Surviving German members formed the Teutonic Knights, and the Scottish members went underground ... only to eventually re-emerge as "the Freemasons."

Whatever ancient relics and treasures the Templars held from their Jerusalem (and other Holy Land) excavations, they were from this moment on secreted away beneath Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland, in much the same way these same artifacts were once buried under the Temple Mount itself. The "Chapel" itself bears no resemblance to a Christian structure, as many experts who have surveyed it have verified; remarkably, it is laid out along the same architectural lines as the Biblical dimensions given for the original "Solomon's Temple."

The key here is that the Church, as it had done in ancient times, tried to wipe out the competition who had knowledge of the "secret" they had held since at least the time of Caesar. Ultimately it backfired, as these various former members of the Knights Templar became major players in the Reformation and the establishment of the Protestant Church.

Despite the problems created by the Reformation, everything seemed set at this point. The 3rd Millennium would roll over just as the sacred star, Sirius/Isis was transiting the Giza meridian and the Church had for the most part succeeded in keeping this crucial "secret" to itself.

But then, an unforeseen circumstance crept into the picture. The Julian Calendar drift since the time of Caesar's reform forced the Church eventually to address this increasingly problematic issue by the late 16th century. As we have seen, Pope Gregory chose a solution suggested by the astronomer Clavius. However, the solution chosen was far from perfect, and in fact a much better, more accurate and far more "Christian" solution was inexplicably ignored by the Vatican in its "reform."

The crux of our premise is that this single covert choice clinches the notion that we have been manipulated into "turning the Millennium" on the specific date and time that we eventually did. Further: that the alternative, "superior solution" to the calendar problem in 1582 was deliberately ignored, in an effort to continue the large-scale "suppression of sacred knowledge" -- this time, the very foundations of the Western Calendar! -- begun by Caesar himself.



This is not as far fetched as you may think. At least two respected scientists and scholars interested in the "calendar problem," Duncan Steele and Simon Cassidy, have come to the conclusion that this superior solution was not just "ignored" or "overlooked" by the Church in 1582 -- but was deliberately suppressed in the so-called "Gregorian reform." Though reluctant (as almost everyone is!) to abide by "conspiracy theories," neither has yet come up with a plausible (by their own admission) alternative explanation for why the Church would have specifically side-tracked the far better calendar system. And, though they make some feeble attempts to explain this inexplicable choice in terms of "rivalry between the Catholic and Protestant churches," they freely admit that while they are certain the information was suppressed, they ultimately cannot truly explain "why."

We can.

If you take the standard "non-conspiratorial" stance, i.e. that there was no "Egyptian" or "Sirius" influence on these proceedings, then the 1582 reform was primarily concerned with the correct Nicene dating of Easter. In this circumstance, the placement by the Nicene Council of the Vernal Equinox on March 21st should have been -- must have been -- the overwhelming priority in its proceedings.

As the Gregorian reformers wrestled with the problem of the drift in the Julian calendar, they had several proposals in front of them. As we have noted above, Clavius proposed a system not too different from the Julian. Another competing proposal was by a Babylonian-educated Syrian astronomer, named Na'amat Allah. Allah's proposal used a 33-year cycle of leap-year days (as opposed to Clavius' complicated 400-year leap year cycle of every four years, as long as the leap year is divisible by four).

In Allah's system, the 33-year cycle would continuously repeat the first 8 leap-years, in the years 1 to 33 A.D. (nominally the years 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28 and 32 A.D., based on Dionysius "Christian era" definition). Long division would have been unnecessary to determine whether any given year was a leap-year, since there is a short-cut using addition; just add the century number to the number of years passed in the century. For example: for the year 2012 A.D., we add 20 to 12, and get 32 A.D. This system is easy to understand, and has the added bonus that it elegantly grounds the entire calendar in the traditional 33-year life of Jesus. It could also have kept the Spring Equinox -- the Nicene Council's primary stated calendar objective -- truly confined to the 21st of March.

The reason for this is that Allah's system used a far more accurate interpretation of the length of the so-called "tropical year." (A tropical year is the time it takes the Sun to appear to travel around the sky from a given point of the tropical zodiac back to that same point in the tropical zodiac. This is, in the mean, a little less time than the period it takes the Earth to complete one dynamical circuit of its elliptical orbit around the Sun.) This measurement is frequently misstated, even in astronomical texts, since the length of the tropical year is dependant on where in the zodiac you begin measuring. Because of precession, changes in velocity and the elliptical orbit of the Earth, the time measurement cannot be made from the starting point along the ellipse. Instead, a fairly complicated formula must be used to determine when one complete radial solar cycle has been completed. As officially defined, a "tropical year" is fulfilled when the Earth's axis completes a full cycle of angles with respect to the line joining the center of the Earth to the Sun.

As a result, the length of a tropical year must be stated in terms of an average along all the points of this orbital ellipse, rather than as a "mean interval" between any two dates, like the vernal equinoxes. When calculating this average year, Clavius came up with 365.2425 days. Allah, citing his ancient Babylonian/Sumerian sources, assumed an average length of 365 and eight thirty thirds days, or 365.2424 days.

Allah was right. Modern astronomical calculations confirm that the average length of the tropical year, when measured from the Spring Equinox, is 365.2424 calendar days (to the nearest ten-thousandth of a day). This solution has been the same for centuries, including the 16th century, and will most probably be for millennia to come.

The upshot of all this is that under Clavius' solution, the date of the Vernal Equinox can vary from March 19th to the 22nd, even occasionally stretching into the 23rd. Using the same 10-day calendar correction as Clavius' proposal, Allah's system would have kept the equinox on March 20th. With an 11-day correction, the Equinox could have been anchored to the "correct" Nicene date, March 21st.

Even more, Clavius' proposal allowed the Equinox to drift anywhere within a 53-hour period, year to year, depending on your global location. In fact, in the Gregorian (Clavius) solution adopted by the Church, the Nicene edict cannot be met anywhere on Earth, at any time!

It should be noted that there was NO necessity for "ten days," rather than, say, "twelve days" to have been omitted from the calendar in 1582. In fact, the calendar could have been reformed without omitting any days at all -- since only the new rule for leap years is required to keep the calendar thereafter synchronized with the Vernal Equinox. The number of days omitted only determines the date  for the Spring equinox, an omission of ten days resulting in a date usually of March 20th. So, why did Clavius only omit the ten days, rather the "Nicene Ideal" of 11 days -- since an 11-day correction, with a 33-year cycle, was far more accurate, far more "Christian" in every way ..?

The answer is rather straightforward, if somewhat unbelievable. 

If the Church had deigned to make such an 11-day correction to correctly set the Vernal Equinox on March 21st -- which, remember, was the publicly-stated purpose for the 1582 Reform, and the only "non-Egyptian" official reason ever offered -- it would have quietly destroyed the precise "Sirius alignment" at Giza in the year 2000; one day later -- on what is now January 2nd, 2000 -- Sirius transited the meridian a full six minutes too early. Clavius and Gregory obviously ignored this better 11-day solution for one reason, and one reason only: so the mean "Sirius curve" would ultimately fall on the Giza Meridian, exactly at Midnight ... January 1, AD 2000! Thus -- that had to be the Church's prime (but totally secret) intent in 1582 all along!

The implications of a Catholic Prelate carefully, stealthily maneuvering the entire Roman Catholic Calendar -- which would ultimately become the secular Calendar of the entire world! -- to clandestinely celebrate an ancient Egyptian Fertility Rite at Giza, is as mind-boggling as it is significant ... yet there is still more.

What we shall show next is that not only did the Gregorian Reform dictate a very special symbolic "Sirian Event" in Egypt, nearly half a millennium later, but it also was the prime -- if not the sole -- consideration behind the much-celebrated formation of a young Nation 224 years ago ... that George W. Bush and Albert Gore have now been fighting over ...
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