The Round Towers of Ireland Or the Mysteries of Freemasonry

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Cosimo, Inc., Oct 1, 2007 - History - 536 pages
One of only two published works from Irish archaeologist and linguist HENRY O'BRIEN (1808-1835), this classic 1834 study of the ubiquitous round towers of Ireland-sometimes published under the title The Round Towers of Atlantis-is hailed by many as a definitive work on the esoteric mysteries of the ancient world. Perhaps the first modern study of pre-Christian megalithic architecture and its connection to the lost world of Atlantis and the first civilizations of Persia, India, and China, this is a treasure trove of information on the secret societies of early Egypt and modern Ireland, including the Druids. From the strange structure of Ireland's round towers to the nature of the wisdom the ancient Irish possessed, this is an essential resource for students of the mysteries of the ancient world.

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Contents

Section 23
299
Section 24
305
Section 25
325
Section 26
330
Section 27
336
Section 28
338
Section 29
341
Section 30
342

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
142
Section 13
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Section 14
167
Section 15
169
Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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Section 41
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Section 42
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Section 43
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