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2.4.1 Druze and Knights Templar 1 Overview

Jewish mastery of the world seems to have started with the Knights Templar. It could be figured out comparing with the history of the Children of Israel. Then it is explained here repeating the History of the Children of Israel (in light italic) after "Frank."
Other than that, origin of the Druze should be learned. Details

>>>>>>>>>>>> Frank

On the other hand, it is said that numerous Jewish people were in present-day France under Charlemagne (around 800 CE) (king of the Franks). He dominated including present-day Germany. Then Jewish communities in the Rhineland (west of present-day Germany) (Mainz, Worms, and Speyer) were formed, while they might have included descendants of converts to Judaism.
The Rhineland colonies are said to be the center of Ashkenazi Jewish population. The Rhineland colonies are an important clue for realizing complexity of Ashkenazi Jewish population. Then referring to the detailed sites of the Jewish colonies in the Rhineland, they were Mainz, Worms, and Speyer. Colonia (Cologne) followed. In addition, the Rothschilds and the Rockefellers in later years originate in Frankfurt am Main.
* "Cologne in Wikipedia" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cologne
* "Mainz in Wikipedia" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mainz
* "Worms in Wikipedia" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worms,_Germany
* "Speyer in Wikipedia" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speyer
* "Frankfurt am Main in Wikipedia" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankfurt Cordoba

On the other hand, it is said that 40,000 Jewish people were in Baghdad (neighboring 85km to the north of Babylon) peacefully with Muslims as of 900 CE.
Hasdai ibn Shaprut was a prominent Jewish figure in Cordoba in 960 CE. It is said that he corresponded with Babylonia (Babylon) and transferred the center of Jewish theological studies from Babylon to Cordoba. Cordoba was the primary city of the Jewish population at that time.
Jewish people were generally proficient in dealings including slave trade based on the Jewish information networks spread over vast region, while slave trade is frequently seen everywhere in the world's history.
* "Hasdai ibn Shaprut in Wikipedia" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hasdai_ibn_Shaprut
* "Jewish Encyclopedia Slave Trade" http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/13798-slave-trade
* "History of Slavery in Wikipedia" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_slavery#The_Vikings_and_Scandinavia Kievan Rus' and Fall of Khazaria

East Slavic population around Kiev suffered from nearby powers. Then they allied with Varangian peole (a group of Viking raiders) from the Scandinavian Peninsula. Varangian people were merged into East Slavic population, Viking-mixed East Slavic population established the state Kievan Rus' around present-day Kiev (as of 2020 CE) around 882 CE to the west of Khazaria.
* "Varangians in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varangians
* "Kievan Rus' in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kievan_Rus%27

Khazaria was collapsed by "Kievan Rus'" in 965 CE. However, people of Judaism seem dwelt at least around the area of former Khazaria. The following website from Encyclopaedia Judaica gives Jewish figures and towns around Kiev after the fall of Khazaria. The character, called "Ephraim son," can be seen in a document, it particularly evokes the Lost Tribes of Israel, while it can be just a popular name for people of Judaism like Jacobson and so on.
* "Jewish Virtual Library Kiev" http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ ejud_0002_0012_0_11117.html

Territory of Kievan Rus' as of 1000 CE
*Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:KievanRus1000.png

In 988 CE, Grand Prince of Kievan Vladimir I once advanced to Constantinople to threaten the Byzantine Empire. However, he converted himself to the Byzantine Empire's Orthodox Catholic Churches and pulled the soldiers.
Other than that, it is said that a certain number of people of Khazaria's Judaism moved to the west-northwest, to Kievan Rus'.

>>>>>>>>>>>> Druze

Prior to explanations of the Knights Templar, the Druze should be discussed.

The Druze are considered to be a sect of Islam that began around 1017 CE in present-day Egypt as of 2020 CE during the Fatimid dynasty. ("the Druze" would be plural form meaning believers of "Darazi.") They were later persecuted and are said to have survived on a small scale around western region of Mount Hermon to the north of the Sea of Galilee (southern region of present-day Lebanon as of 2020 CE). The population might be like 0.02% of the world population. Their main base is still in the western region of Mount Hermon.
Although they are a small group, there is a claim that later some eminent U.S. presidents were actually associated with the Druze. On the other hand, their doctrine is somewhat similar to Masonic conspiracies. Then, below is an explanation of the Druze.

The Druze are believers of a monotheistic religion derived from Islam, however, they are basically secretive and some details are unclear. The secrecy is purportedly for protection of the Druze faith, and they are reluctant to intermarry with outsiders. Thus, the Druze are not only a religious group but also an ethnic group.
(The Ismailites, a Shiite sect of Islam, founded the Fatimid dynasty in 909 CE in present-day Tunisia as of 2020 CE, they controlled the area around present-day Egypt as of 2020 CE, including the area around Mount Hermon. (The Ismailites were a sect that held that Ismail and his descendants should be the leaders of Islam. Ismail is the eldest son of Ja'afar ad-Sadiq (702 - 765 CE), the sixth Imam of the Shia sect. The Shia's first Iman (religious leader) was Ali, who was the fourth caliph of Islam.))
In 1017 CE, a monistic and monotheistic religious call (da’wa) was issued from Cairo to Muslims of the Fatimid dynasty. The call included doctrines that also conflicted with Ismailism and resulted in religious persecution, which was carried out in secret, especially after 1043 CE. To avoid persecution, the western region of Mount Hermon (South Lebanon as of 2020 CE) was topographically advantageous and became the center of the group's existence. The core is Wadi Al-Taym at the foot of Mount Hermon. However, there are believers scattered in other places as well.
The central doctrinal leader was Hamza ibn Ali, who was supported by the sixth caliph of the Fatimid dynasty, Hakim. Muhammad Darazi joined, he made the Unitarian call of 1017 CE, yet Darazi was so radical in his words and actions that he was at odds with many of them, he was so radical that he was in conflict with many people, even with Hamza ibn Ali. It is said that he was killed in 1018 CE. After that, Hamza ibn Ali is thought to have taken the lead, however, the caliph Hakim, who supported Hamza, also disappeared in 1021 CE, and persecution from the Fatimid dynasty power intensified immediately afterwards. (the caliph Hakim would have been killed by the Fatimid dynasty power.)
It is believed that Baha al-Din al-Muqtana, a disciple of Hamza, later took over his activities. The followers were called Ahl al-Tawhid (Monotheists or Unitarians). It is said that the opponents called them Druze after Darazi, who had a bad reputation, and Druze can be considered to be a derogatory term.

* "Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Hakim_bi-Amr_Allah

The Druze became increasingly secretive after 1043 CE, so that outsiders cannot learn the details of their doctrine. Yet it might be outlined as follows.

Central doctrines
(1) Monotheism
God is the supreme and only one.
(2) Reincarnation
When one dies, one is reborn in another body. There are only a limited number of souls existing on the Earth. When a person dies, his or her soul immediately makes the journey to be reborn in another person.  (Unlike Neoplatonism, Hinduism, etc.), the human soul only takes on a human body. Furthermore, a male Druze can only be reborn as another male Druze, and a female Druze can only be reborn as another female Druze. A Druze cannot be reborn in a non-Druze body. At the end of the reincarnation cycle, the soul becomes one with the cosmic mind.

Other Doctrines
(1) Prophets
Special respect is given to the prophet Shuaib, who appears frequently in the Qur'an (Shuaib is the prophet of Moses). (Shuaib is also claimed to be the same person as Etero, the father of Moses' wife.) Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Muhammad, and Ismail are prophets to be respected. Pythagoras, Plato, Aristotle, and Parmenides are also respected prophets.
(2) Scriptures
The Druze scriptures include the Old Testament, the New Testament, the Quran, etc. In addition, the Druze have their own scriptures.
Other Druze scriptures that are unique to the Druze are the Letters of Wisdom. The Letters of Wisdom are a compilation of 111 letters written by early leaders compilled in the 14th century, however, they were written to advise believers on spiritual and secular matters and they are not systematic.
* "Quran in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quran
(3) Mixture of Thoughts
The doctrines of the Deleuzean school are a mixture of Ismailism, Christianity, Gnosticism, Neoplatonism, Zoroastrianism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Pythagoreanism, and other philosophies and beliefs, and can be said to have many esoteric interpretations of scripture.
* "Pythagoreanism in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagoreanism
* "Neoplatonism in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoplatonism
(4) Esotericism
Secrecy Concealing doctrines and beliefs disguises faith when necessary (taqiyya). Therefore, intermarriage with outsiders is discouraged.

(5) Rituals
It has prayer houses for prayer. Religious meetings (Laylet Al-Jum'a) are held once a week on Thursdays in the assembly hall. (This differs from the Friday mosque services generally practiced by Muslims).
(6) Religious Symbols
The symbol used is the five-pointed star of the Pythagorean school, which includes the golden ratio.

Symbol of the Druze

Other Origin Theories
Although the above theory of Hamza origin is the most commonly accepted theory of the origin of the Druze, there are also theories that the Druze are related to the ancient English Druids, Freemasons, builders of Solomon's Temple, survivors of the Crusades, etc.
(As mentioned later, the Pythagoreans also use a pentagram as a religious symbol, the Pythagoreans and Neoplatonism are also important in Masonic conspiracy theories.) 

* "Druze in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Druze Traditional Theory of Knights Templar Traditional Concept of Knights Templar and Holy Grail

According to traditionally accepted concept, the Islamic Seljuk Turks expanded to the west, advanced to the Anatolian peninsula (Asia Minor), the Byzantine Empire asked Pope Urban II to remove Turks. Pope Urban II advocated to recover Jerusalem, the First Crusade started and recovered Jerusalem in 1099 CE. Subsequently, the French knight Hugues de Payens somehow established the Knights Templar in Jerusalem to protect pilgrims in 1119 CE.
Hugues de Payens and the Knights Templar mostly returned to France in 1127 CE. The Knights Templar was officially authorized by the Roman Catholic Church in 1129 CE. The Knights Templar was empowered and started to receive a large amount of financial benefaction over Europe.
* "Crusades in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crusades
* "Knights Templar in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_Templar

On the other hand, King Arthur's legend of Britain arose around 1160 CE in France. In relation to King Arthur's literature in France, a story about a grail or graal arose in France through Chrétien de Troyes' romance "Perceval, le Conte du Graal" around 1190 CE. According to the romance, King Arthur's knight Perceval returning after his expedition was invited to Fisher King's castle. "The Fisher King" had been seriously wounded, crippled and spending his days fishing. Perceval saw a procession passing before him during dinner carrying bleeding lance, candelabras, finally a beautiful girl carrying a decorated grail or graal. In this case, the grail or originally "graal" in Old French might be a wide bowl rather than a chalice. (In Old French, graal or gréal means "a cup or bowl of earth, wood, or metal.")
Chrétien de Troyes purportedly extracted the story from a book that was given by his patron, Count Philip of Flanders, who joined the Crusades and died during the Crusades in Acre.
Subsequently, Robert de Boron claimed that the Grail was Jesus' vessel in the Last Supper, Joseph of Arimathea, who buried Jesus' body after the Crucifixion, used it to catch Christ's blood after the Crucifixion, and the Grail was moved somewhere. (Joseph of Arimathea could be Virgin Mary's uncle tin-merchant, who took young Jesus to Glastonbury.) Then quest for the Grail might have become an issue of Christianity, it was called "sangraal" or "sangréal." In Old French, san graal or san gréal means "Holy Grail."
* "Holy Grail in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Grail
* "Joseph of Arimathea in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_of_Arimathea
"Grail Legends" http://www.timelessmyths.com/arthurian/keeper.html

Meanwhile, the Crusaders and the Knights Templar in the Middle East were strictly defeated by muslims and lost strongholds in 1303 CE. In addition, survived knights staying in France were mostly arrested by King Philip IV of France in 1307 CE and executed in Paris in 1314 CE. Prieuré Documents' Knights Templar Holy Blood Grail Theory

Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln released a book, "The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail," in 1982 CE examing the Prieuré documents. The Prieuré documents are anonymous documents, which circulated in France around 1960 CE mostly about the Knights Templar and the Holy Grail. The authors examined the Prieuré documents and presumed that someone was intending to partly reveal critical secrets.
The riddle solving started with an odd story about Rennes le Cháteau in southern France such as priest François-Bérenger Saunière's renovation and they presumed possible association with the Cathars, the Holy Grail, Troyes, the Knights Templar, the Priory of Sion, Mary Magdalene, the Merovingian dynasty, the House of Lorraine, the House of Habsburg-Lorraine, and bloodlines.
* "François-Bérenger Saunière in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B%C3%A9renger_Sauni%C3%A8re
* "House of Lorraine in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_of_Lorraine
For example, in reference to Rennes, Richard Wagner, who composed Wolfram von Eschenbach's King Arthur opera "Parsifal," purportedly visited Rennes to seek for the Holy Grail. Aside from that, the Cathar, Bertrand de Blanchefort was the 6th Grand Master of the Knights Templar from 1156 CE, donated his dominions near Rennes to the Knights Templar, started unknown engineering works there. Thus, Rennes, Cathars, and the Knights Templar are tied to the Holy Grail.
* "Parsifal in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsifal

Consequently, the authors presumed as follows. (Some pieces of reference are added with "*".)
Mary Magdalene gave birth to Jesus' child, moved to Marseille, Gaul (present-day France). Germanic tribes' migration to the southwest started around 400 CE, Germanic tribes entered Gaul. A descendant of Jesus married Germanic Merovech's tribe, and Merovech's tribe founded the Merovingian dynasty (481 - 751 CE) of the Franks in 481 CE. (Jesus' backers (supporters and the successors) might have secretly preserved Jesus' descendants and described the history.)
The Merovingian dynasty was defeated in 751 CE, but (a) descendants of Jesus merged with the French House of Lorraine.

Original Coat of Arms of the House of Lorraine
*Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Coat_of_arms_of_the_House_of_Lorraine.png

*Other than that, a small church dedicating to Mary Magdalene was created in Rennes (south of France) in 1059 CE. (The church was later decorated and improved around 1900 CE.)
* "Rennes Church" http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/merovingians/merovingios_renneschateau03_02.htm"

Regarding Mary Magdalene's conception, the authors cite some verses supporting the close association between Jesus and Mary Magdalene, while "the disciple whom Jesus loved" is controversial.

A degraded woman served Jesus washing his feet with her tears and hair and purified his feet applying fragrant oil, and her sound situation was recovered by Jesus in Galilee.
*"Then one of the Pharisees asked Him to eat with him. And He went to the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to eat. And behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at the table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of fragrant oil, and stood at His feet behind Him weeping; and she began to wash His feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head; and she kissed His feet and anointed them with the fragrant oil. Now when the Pharisee who had invited Him saw this, he spoke to himself, saying, 'This Man, if He were a prophet, would know who and what manner of woman this is who is touching Him, for she is a sinner'" (Luk 7:36-39).
*"Then He turned to the woman and said to Simon, 'Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no water for My feet, but she has washed My feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head. You gave Me no kiss, but this woman has not ceased to kiss My feet since the time I came in. You did not anoint My head with oil, but this woman has anointed My feet with fragrant oil. Therefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.' Then He said to her, 'Your sins are forgiven'" (Luk 7:44-48).
Subsequently, a woman called Magdalene, who was saved by Jesus, was supporting Jesus in Galilee. Then some schools including the authors presume that the woman, who washed Jesus' feet with her hair and purified his feet applying fragrant oil, was Mary Magdalene.
*"Now it came to pass, afterward, that He went through every city and village, preaching and bringing the glad tidings of the kingdom of God. And the twelve were with Him, and certain women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities—Mary called Magdalene, out of whom had come seven demons, and Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others who provided for Him from their substance" (Luk 8:1-3).
Aside from that, Jesus was somehow familiar with Lazarus and his sisters in Bethany, Gospel of John, which was purportedly written by a disciple whom Jesus loved, somehow exclusively tells Lazarus' resurrection.
Disciple whom Jesus Loved in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disciple_whom_Jesus_loved
*"Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. It was that Mary who anointed the Lord with fragrant oil and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. Therefore the sisters sent to Him, saying, 'Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick.' When Jesus heard that, He said, 'This sickness is not unto death, but for the glory of God, that the Son of God may be glorified through it.' Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. So, when He heard that he was sick, He stayed two more days in the place where He was. Then after this He said to the disciples, 'Let us go to Judea again.' The disciples said to Him, 'Rabbi, lately the Jews sought to stone You, and are You going there again?' Jesus answered, 'Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if one walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.' These things He said, and after that He said to them, 'Our friend Lazarus sleeps, but I go that I may wake him up.' Then His disciples said, 'Lord, if he sleeps he will get well.' However, Jesus spoke of his death, but they thought that He was speaking about taking rest in sleep. Then Jesus said to them plainly, 'Lazarus is dead. And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, that you may believe. Nevertheless let us go to him.' Then Thomas, who is called the Twin, said to his fellow disciples, 'Let us also go, that we may die with Him.' So when Jesus came, He found that he had already been in the tomb four days. Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles away. And many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother. Now Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met Him, but Mary was sitting in the house. Now Martha said to Jesus, 'Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died. But even now I know that whatever You ask of God, God will give You.' Jesus said to her, 'Your brother will rise again.' Martha said to Him, 'I know that he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day.' Jesus said to her, 'I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?' She said to Him, 'Yes, Lord, I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world.' And when she had said these things, she went her way and secretly called Mary her sister, saying, 'The Teacher has come and is calling for you.' As soon as she heard that, she arose quickly and came to Him. Now Jesus had not yet come into the town, but was in the place where Martha met Him. Then the Jews who were with her in the house, and comforting her, when they saw that Mary rose up quickly and went out, followed her, saying, 'She is going to the tomb to weep there.' Then, when Mary came where Jesus was, and saw Him, she fell down at His feet, saying to Him, 'Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.' Therefore, when Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who came with her weeping, He groaned in the spirit and was troubled. And He said, 'Where have you laid him?' They said to Him, 'Lord, come and see.' Jesus wept. Then the Jews said, 'See how He loved him!' And some of them said, 'Could not this Man, who opened the eyes of the blind, also have kept this man from dying?' Then Jesus, again groaning in Himself, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone lay against it. Jesus said, 'Take away the stone.' Martha, the sister of him who was dead, said to Him, 'Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days.' Jesus said to her, 'Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?' Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. And Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, 'Father, I thank You that You have heard Me. And I know that You always hear Me, but because of the people who are standing by I said this, that they may believe that You sent Me.' Now when He had said these things, He cried with a loud voice, 'Lazarus, come forth!' And he who had died came out bound hand and foot with graveclothes, and his face was wrapped with a cloth. Jesus said to them, 'Loose him, and let him go'" (Joh 11:1-44).
Subsequently, Jesus visited Lazarus' house in Bethany, her sister Mary was there, she purified Jesus' feet with fragrant oil and her hair like the woman. Then some schools presume that she is identical with the woman, who purified Jesus' feet with fragrant oil and her hair at the Pharisee's house in Galilee, and with the woman called Magdalene, who supported Jesus in Galilee.
*"Then, six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was who had been dead, whom He had raised from the dead. There they made Him a supper; and Martha served, but Lazarus was one of those who sat at the table with Him. Then Mary took a pound of very costly oil of spikenard, anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped His feet with her hair. And the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil" (Joh 12:1-3).
Gospel of Matthew tells similar story, while Simon the leper could be Lazarus and his sisters' father.
*"And when Jesus was in Bethany at the house of Simon the leper, a woman came to Him having an alabaster flask of very costly fragrant oil, and she poured it on His head as He sat at the table" (Mat 26:6-7).
According to Gospel of John, Jesus told the disciples about the betrayer and the disciple, who was loved by Jesus secretly asked him about the betrayer leaning back on Jesus' breast.
*"When Jesus had said these things, He was troubled in spirit, and testified and said, 'Most assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me.' Then the disciples looked at one another, perplexed about whom He spoke. Now there was leaning on Jesus’ bosom one of His disciples, whom Jesus loved. Simon Peter therefore motioned to him to ask who it was of whom He spoke. Then, leaning back on Jesus’ breast, he said to Him, 'Lord, who is it?' Jesus answered, 'It is he to whom I shall give a piece of bread when I have dipped it.' And having dipped the bread, He gave it to Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon" (Joh 13:21-26).
Referring to the verses, for example, Ghirlandaio painted Last Supper in 1480 CE, where the beloved disciple leans back on Jesus' breast.

Ghirlandaio's Last Supper
*Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Domenico_ghirlandaio,_cenacolo_di_ognissanti_01.jpg
In contrast, Leonardo didn't explicitly paint the leaning disciple in the Last Supper in 1498 CE.

The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci
*Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:%C3%9Altima_Cena_-_Da_Vinci_5.jpg
However, when the neighboring figure is moved, a woman leaning back on Jesus' breast appears.

Thus, Leonardo assumes that the disciple whom Peter asked was Mary Magdalene. However, in reference to Mary Magdalene's visit to the tomb, Gospel of John refers to "the other disciple, whom Jesus loved," who was with Peter. According to the translation, it means that there was a male disciple (not Mary Magdalene) whom Jesus loved.
*"Now the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb. Then she ran and came to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and said to them, 'They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid Him.' Peter therefore went out, and the other disciple, and were going to the tomb" (Joh 20:1-3).
The person whom resurrected Jesus met first was Mary Magdalene. It supports Mary Magdalene's close association with Jesus.
*"Then the disciples went away again to their own homes. But Mary stood outside by the tomb weeping, and as she wept she stooped down and looked into the tomb. And she saw two angels in white sitting, one at the head and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain. Then they said to her, 'Woman, why are you weeping?' She said to them, 'Because they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid Him.' Now when she had said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, and did not know that it was Jesus. Jesus said to her, 'Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?' She, supposing Him to be the gardener, said to Him, 'Sir, if You have carried Him away, tell me where You have laid Him, and I will take Him away.' Jesus said to her, 'Mary!' She turned and said to Him, 'Rabboni!' (which is to say, Teacher). Jesus said to her, 'Do not cling to Me, for I have not yet ascended to My Father; but go to My brethren and say to them, "I am ascending to My Father and your Father, and to My God and your God."' Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that He had spoken these things to her" (Joh 20:10-18).
The end of John's Gospel refers to resurrected Jesus' prophecy about Peter's martyrdom, the disciple whom Jesus loved near Peter at that time, and states that John's Gospel was written by the disciple whom Jesus loved, it could be Lazarus.
*"'Most assuredly, I say to you, when you were younger, you girded yourself and walked where you wished; but when you are old, you will stretch out your hands, and another will gird you and carry you where you do not wish.' This He spoke, signifying by what death he would glorify God. And when He had spoken this, He said to him, 'Follow Me.' Then Peter, turning around, saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following, who also had leaned on His breast at the supper, and said, 'Lord, who is the one who betrays You?' Peter, seeing him, said to Jesus, 'But Lord, what about this man?' Jesus said to him, 'If I will that he remain till I come, what is that to you? You follow Me.' Then this saying went out among the brethren that this disciple would not die. Yet Jesus did not say to him that he would not die, but, 'If I will that he remain till I come, what is that to you?' This is the disciple who testifies of these things, and wrote these things; and we know that his testimony is true. And there are also many other things that Jesus did, which if they were written one by one, I suppose that even the world itself could not contain the books that would be written. Amen" (Joh 21:18-25).
According to Gospel of Mary, the disciples discussed the teachings after the ascension as follows.
*"Peter said to Mary, 'Sister we know that the Savior loved you more than the rest of woman. Tell us the words of the Savior which you remember which you know, but we do not, nor have we heard them.' Mary answered and said, 'What is hidden from you I will proclaim to you'" (Gospel of Mary 5:5-7).
* "Gospel of Mary in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gospel_of_Mary
* "Gospel of Mary Magdalene Library" http://gnosis.org/library/marygosp.htm
Gospel of Philip states as follows, while Gospel of Philip is quite ideological rather than a biography.
*36. "There were three Mariams who walked with the Lord at all times: his mother and [his] sister and (the) Magdalene—this one who is called his mate. Thus his (true) Mother and Sister and Mate is (also called) 'Mariam'" (Gospel of Philip 36).
*59. "The wisdom which (humans) call barren is the Mother of the Angels. And the Mate of the [Christ] is Mariam the Magdalene. The [Lord loved] Mariam more than [all the (other)] Disciples, [and he] kissed her often on her [mouth.] The other [women] saw his loving Mariam, they say to him: Why do thou love [her] more than all of us? || The Savior replied, he says to them: Why do I not love you as (I do) her?" (Gospel of Philip 59).
* "Gospel of Philip in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gospel_of_Philip
* "Gospel of Philip" https://web.archive.org/web/20050210032405/http://www.metalog.org/files/philip.html

Subsequently, the descendants such as Godfery of Bouillon joined the First Crusade (to establish Jesus descendants' kingdom in Jerusalem), recovered Jerusalem, and became the first ruler of Jerusalem supposedly mediated by the secret backers. He founded the Priory of Sion in Jerusalem in 1099 CE.
*On the other hand, it is said that an Amalfitan merchant (Amalfi: the coastal town in the south Italian Peninsula) established a hospital dedicating to St. John the Baptist in Jerusalem in 1023 CE and related persons dedicating to St. John the Baptist became Knights Hospitaller (the Order of the Knights of Saint John) in 1099 CE in Jerusalem.
Baldwin I (Godfery of Bouillon's younger brother) became the king of Jerusalem in 1100 CE allying with Godfery.
* "Crusades in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/?title=Crusades
* "The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Holy_Blood_and_the_Holy_Grail
* "Priory of Sion in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priory_of_Sion
* "Merovingian Dynasty in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merovingian_dynasty
* "Godfrey of Bouillon in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godfrey_of_Bouillon
* "Knights Hospitaller in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_Hospitaller

*On the other hand, Dijon was a village in central-eastern Franks 200 km to the southeast of Paris. Saint Bernard (born in 1090 CE near Dijon) joined a Christian sect near Dijon to be a monk in 1113 CE. He established an abbey in 1116 CE near Dijon and he became a noble influential abbot.

* "Bernard of Clairvaux in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_of_Clairvaux

Other than that, it is said that the Knights Templar consisting of 9 knights was founded by Hugues de Payens in Jerusalem in 1118 CE on the pretext of protecting pilgrims. However, records of their protecting activities are hardly seen. Then their true purpose could be Jesus bloodline's revival in Jerusalem, additionally searching secrets such as Sangréal texts (Graal texts) to authorize the legitimacy of the Merovingian dynasty, and searching other secrets.
The origin of Hugues de Payens is unclear, while he came from Troyes of Champagne 120 km to the east-southeast of Paris.
King Baldwin II granted the Knights Templar's living in the sacred place of the Temple on Mount Moriah in 1118 CE. (The location of Mount Moriah is unclear, while it might be the Temple Mount or Mount Zion.)
*As far as the Temple Mount, the First Temple (Solomon's Temple), which was made of wood, was created around 963 (or 832) BCE possibly on the Temple Mount and was destroyed around 587 (or 422) BCE by Neo-Babylonian Nebuchadnezzar II, while accurate location of the First Temple (Solomon's Temple) and its ages are unclear. The Second Temple was created around 516 (or 350) BCE on the Temple Mount by returnees from the Babylonian Captivity. It was renovated by King Herod around 20 BCE and called Herod's Temple. Herod's Temple (the Second Temple) was destroyed in 70 CE. The Dome of the Rock was created on the Temple Mount in 691 CE and Al-Aqsa Mosque was created first on the Temple Mount in 705 CE by the Islamic power, destroyed by earthquakes, but rebuilt in 1035 CE.

Jerusalem in Jesus Era
*Attribution: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jerusalem_at_Jesus_time_EL.png

* "Knights Templar in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knights_Templar
* "Knights Templar Timeline" http://www.medieval-life-and-times.info/crusades/knights-templar-timeline.htm
* "Hugues de Payens in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugues_de_Payens
* "Third Temple in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Temple
* "Solomon's Temple in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solomon%27s_Temple
* "Second Temple in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Temple
* "Dome of the Rock in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dome_of_the_Rock
* "Al Aqsa Mosque in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Aqsa_Mosque

Hugues de Payens and the Knights Templar mostly returned to France in 1127 CE. Troyes' Christian council was activated by Bernard, Bernard extremely applauded the Knights Templar in 1128 CE. The Knights Templar might have discovered extremely valuable things in 1127 CE in Jerusalem. The Knights Templar was officially authorized by the Roman Catholic Church in 1129 CE. The Knights Templar was empowered and started to receive a large amount of financial benefaction over Europe.
* "Nights Templar Presents Jesus' Truths" http://en.chartressecrets.org/templars/templar_present_truth.htm

Godfery Bouillon, Hugues de Payens, Bernard, and Montbard could be all in Jesus' bloodline. Then Sangraal story could be fabricated to imply Jesus' bloodline and "Sangraal" could be named after 2 meanings in reference to the bloodline. The 1st meaning would be "San Graal" meaning Holy Grail, specifically Mary Magdalene's womb, which received Jesus' sperm. The 2nd meaning would be "Sang Raal" meaning Royal Blood, specifically Jesus' bloodline.

*In 1146 CE, the Knights Templar was granted the Red Cross representing martyrdom, by Pope Eugene III.

One of the Reported Flags of the Knights Templar
*Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Templar_Flag_6.svg

Representation of a Knights Templar
*Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:HPIM3597.JPG

Andre de Montbard (born in 1097 CE) became the 5th Grand Master of the Knights Templar in 1153 CE. (Though born in 1097 CE, Andre was Bernard's uncle.)
St. Bernard raised the Knights Templar, instead required nobility and closed membership to maintain the nobility of the Knights Templar's masons. Thus, the Nights Templar was authorized because of the secret discovery in Jerusalem, raised the power and wealth.

Subsequently, the army and the King of Jerusalem was defeated by Turkish army in 1184 CE and all knights of the Knights Templar there were consequently executed. Contrary to that, the coastal city of Acre, to the west of Sea of Galilee, was dominated by the Crusaders, the Knights Templars, and the Order of the Knights of Saint John in 1191 CE. Ishtar's Instruction

On the other hand, according to the Templars' later secret society Ordo Bucintoro (founded in 1512 CE) mentioned below, the Templar Komtur (commander of a squad) Hubertus Koch was returning with a small party from the Crusades passing through Mesopotamia in 1220 CE (supposedly after his expedition to the east). They purportedly encountered an apparition of the beautiful Babylonian goddess Ishtar (Isais, or Asherah) near the old city of Nineveh (present-day Mosul, Iraq). (Babylonian goddess Ishtar corresponds to Sumerian goddess Inanna. According to Ancient Egyptian Myths, Ishtar (Isais) is purpotedly the first child of goddess Isis and god Set. According to Ancient Egyptian Myths, god Osiris, goddess Isis, god Set are all children of god Geb and goddess Nut. God Horus is a son of god Osiris and goddess Isis.) They purportedly received some instructions and later some gifts.
She gave them a instruction that they should retire to the Untersberg Mountain in the eastern part of the Alps and wait for her next apparition and further instructions. They built residential facilities near Untersberg in 1221 CE, stayed there, the apparition purportedly appeared for the second time in 1226 CE, sometimes appeared in front of them since then.
They possibly headed for Carthage in 1236 CE based on a message of the goddess. They met Ishtar's apparition there, she purportedly told them as follows.
"Man's physical body is worthless but a temporal home to express his timeless soul. The dark side of this world such as death and decay was created by a dark god. Contrary to that, the luminous spirit is the divine essence of every soul. The rightful residence of that lost soul is a place between life and death, what is now called the ethereal world. It is the world of the unborn and of the dead. It is the world of many worlds. Ishtar called it the Green World."
She gave them a mirror and a black-purple crystal (half amethyst, half quartz) that could open a portal to the Green World.
Ishtar also purportedly told them as follows.
"A perpetual battle raged across these unseen realms in the kingdoms. This was the age of darkness but in the coming Age of Aquarius the light of the inner sun, the 'Black Sun,' will reveal these invisible worlds and man will be restored to greatness. The soul of a great warrior king slept within the sacred Untersberg Mountain to awaken in those times for a reckoning with the lord of shadows. In victory he will unite the tribes of the Holy Roman Empire and create a new order of light.
The black-purple (or black) stone is Holy, because it enables communication between humans and 'High Powers' (supposedly gods and goddesses).
The demon god once possessed it but was tricked by Ishtar (Isais) cutting her hair short like a boy to steal it from him. The demon god in the prophecies of Ishtar is the Abrahamic god (possibly Yahweh), represented in the world by the pope."
The appearance terminated in 1238 CE.

Sumerian Goddess Inanna
*Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ishtar_vase_Louvre_AO17000-detail.jpg

Star Symbol of Inanna
Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Kudurru_Melishipak_Louvre_Sb23_Ishtar-star.jpg

Babylonian Goddess Ishtar
*Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ishtar_Eshnunna_Louvre_AO12456.jpg

Another thing was that the black-purple holy stone was entrusted to Catharists' safekeeping in southern France, while the Catharists in southern France experienced conflict with the Roman Catholic Church and Pope Innocent III's Albigensian Crusades from 1209 CE until 1229 CE.
Subsequently, remained Catharists holding the holy stone in southern French Montsegur resisted the Roman Catholic Church again around 1240 CE, the Catharists in Montsegur were again attacked and ruined in 1244 CE. On the final day of Montsegur's Catharists in 1244 CE, the black-purple stone was smuggled out by four women Catharists and hidden purportedly expecting to be returned to the rightful holder (possibly after 700 years (around 1944 CE)). At this time, a group of knights were instructed to form a secret society around southern Germany, later known as Die Herren vom Schwarzen Stein (DHvSS: the Lords of the Black Stone). ("Holy Stone" coud be referred to as "Ghral" in Persian-Arabic.)
"Isais Graham Hancock" http://grahamhancock.com/phorum/read.php?1,269455,269926
"The Black Madonna and the Swastika" http://vortexcourage.me/2014/06/26/the-black-madonna-and-the-swastika-2/comment-page-1/
* "Ishtar in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishtar
* "Inanna in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inanna
* "Albigensian Crusade in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albigensian_Crusade
* "Seige of Montsegur in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Monts%C3%A9gur

The Mongol Empire's invasion to the west started around 1236 CE. People of Judaism descending from Khazaria are said to have fled to the west-northwest, to Kievan Rus' and present-day Poland (as of 2020 CE). Kievan Rus' was defeated by the Mongol Empire in 1240 CE, while her Viking-mixed East Slavic population moved to the northeast near present-day Moscow (as of 2020 CE).
Poland survived resisting the Mongol Empire, Poland allied with Lithuania.
>>>>>>>>>>>> Persecution of the Knights Templar

Meanwhile, the Knights Templar and the Order of the Knights of Saint John at Acre, which was their last major city, were strictly defeated and they lost the last major city in 1291 CE. The Knights Templar managed to survive at the small island Ruad (Arwad) near Acre. The Order of the Knights of Saint John consequently survived at Rhodes island adjacent to the southwest of Asia Minor.
Jacques de Molay became the Grand Master of the Knights Templar in 1292 CE.
However, the Crusaders and the Knights Templar were defeated by muslims at Ruad in 1303 CE, they lost strongholds in the Middle East.

The survived knights returned to France and other knights of the Knights Templar were staying in France.
King Philip IV of France was seriously in debt to the Knights Templar. Philip IV requested an additional loan, but the Knights Templar refused it.
Subsequently, the Nights Templar was suddenly accused by King Philip IV of France including Grand Master Jacques de Molay's arrest in Paris in 1307 CE, supposedly because King Philip IV was indebted to the Knights Templar or the Knights Templar's belief was quite troublesome. The arrested Templars were tortured. (Ishtar's teachings might have included the fabricated theory of Evolution.) Pope Clement V once attempted relief of the knights, but consequently dissolved the Knights Templar in 1312 CE. Much of the Knights Templar's property was transferred to the Order of the Knights of Saint John (in Rhodes) by Pope Clement V. Some knights including Jacques de Molay were executed in Paris in 1314 CE, while other countries were quite sympathetic to the knights. It is said that the survived knights mostly either fled to Scotland (northern part of Britain island) opposing Catholic and formed Freemasonry, fled to Portugal as the Military Order of Christ (the Knights of Christ), or fled to the Order of the Knights of Saint John. The property of the Knights Templar in Paris would be transferred to somewhere, while France might have obtained a part of the Templar's property.
Freemasonry conflicts with the Roman Catholic Church since then.

* "Jacques de Molay in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacques_de_Molay
* "Order of Christ (Portugal) in Wikipedia" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_Christ_(Portugal)

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