The Arcana of Freemasonry: A History of Masonic Symbolism
Egyptian hieroglyphics, Mayan carvings, and Greek mathematical notations figure prominently in this spellbinding true story of a mysterious order's secret history. This book offers illustrated explanations of the meanings behind Masonic symbols. Churchward reveals Masonic messages hidden - in plain sight - within the works of art, architecture, geometry, and literature. This book examines still-relevant issues regarding the fraternal society's purpose and function in todays works Generously illustrated with Masonic symbols, it explores the significance of the signs and tools of contemporary Freemasonry, including the two triangles - one upright, one reverse - that form the oft-seen square and compasses known as the "Key of Hiram". Initiates and experts alike will find this history both captivating and informative.