Bernhart claimed that during the war Himmler had Japan's greatest sword maker flown to Germany where he created a second and much more exact duplicate of the lance. Alec MacLellan tracks the spear from mention in the Bible through sagas of the Middle Ages to its last known resting place, as a prized possession of Adolf Hitler. Common sense, perhaps, would lead one to reject such a wild tale. Interesting yes, but not terribly useful for one wanting to know more about this purported relic of the Passion of the Christ. Between pages 84 and 85 are eight pages of black-and-white photography or illustrations.
Frederick Barbarossa was the greatest of the Hohenstaufen kings, and a wielder of the Holy Lance. Noting the spear's capacity for both good and evil, this account exposes the powerful figures in history who have believed in its influence. How deeply would this treasure have been buried after more than thirty years? The spear used by Longinus, the Roman centurion, to pierce the side of Christ as he hung on the cross has long been believed to be an object of great supernatural and occult power, with the capacity for good or evil. The last known possessor of the sword was Adolf Hitler, and at the end of the war the United States Army returned the spear to the Hofberg Museum in Vienna. As Jesus hung dying on the cross, a Roman centurion Longinus, pierced his side with a spear. Variously called the Holy Lance, the Spear of Christ and the Spear of Destiny, this strange relic has been written about in novels and non-fiction books, in many languages, for nearly two thousand years. A book that has been read but is in good condition.
At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The author travelled the world to ascertain this very fact. Yet persistent rumors insist that the actual purpose of Highjump was to find the Nazi fortress. Сумма скидки и процентное отношение представляют собой подсчитанную разницу между ценами, указанными продавцом на eBay и в другом месте. Ravenscroft accepted that the artifact on display today in room 11 of the Schatzkammer Treasure House was the object that pierced the side of Christ.
They named the region Neuschwabenland after Swabia, which was one of the original duchies of the German Kingdom. It has been sought by the most powerful figures in history, who have believed that its power, as the Spear of Destiny, can change history. Instead, Buechner and Bernhart tell us that the submarine crew in 1945 placed Hitler's treasure at the foot of an unnamed glazier in the Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains, dug in and protected with steel plates. The Holy Lance, should it actually exist, then is not merely a curious object reminding us of Christ's sacrifice on the cross but may have, through having pierced his body, become imbued with supernatural power. In doing so Hitler was drawn into the occult, eventually becoming the greatest black magician of the age and picking up where he left off a millennium before in trying to take over the world through magical means. In them he relates that he was contacted by a former German U-boat submariner who claimed to have helped take the Holy Lance to Antarctica in 1945 and to have helped a group of German businessmen whom he called The Hartmann Expedition recover it in 1979.
With facts found in extensive international research, the path of the spear's mystery is traced from the Dark Ages to the 20th century, with its most recent stop as a prized possession of Adolf Hitler. Ravenscroft said Hitler then went on a personal crusade to verify if this truly was the real Holy Lance if it did indeed have any supernatural powers. A faint reading crease to the backstrip and rubbing to. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. Indeed, it is primarily a book about occult initiation - Hitler's, Ravenscroft's and ultimately the readers. He believed that the system of cathedrals in Europe was a one-foot equals one-mile scale model of the Temple in Jerusalem! He related a story, which he claimed had been told to him by Dr.
Tim Wallace-Murphy is a rather pedestrian writer with, in this book, a rather curious theory to put forward. After contacting most of the purported members of the 1979 Hartmann Expedition and others involved, including senior former Nazi officials and close personal associates of Adolf Hitler, like Hitler Youth Leader Artur Axmann, Buechner became convinced that the sailor's claims were true. Stein, saying that they met but once, and then only for an hour. George and I focused more its Roman era wielders Queen Boadicea, St. Since Ravenscroft's death from cancer in 1989 there has been an international debate over how much of his book was actually written from hard facts and how much he simply made up. Although George and I lean toward believing that Buechner was the victim of a hoax we agreed that his story was certainly worthy of inclusion in a book about legends surrounding the Holy Lance - and elements of Buechner's tale did strike awfully close to the truth, as both we and Alec MacLellan found.
The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Having made that decision, we than decided to do the same with the whole book. We both cover several of the major wielders of the Spear, while leaving others out, often citing the same sources. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. He was transported back in time and found his flophouse rags replaced with royal vestments, the Spear was in his hands and he, as a great king of Germany, was using it to rule the Holy Roman Empire. It has been sought by the most powerful figures in history, who have believed that its power, as the Spear of Destiny, can change history.
A faint reading crease to the backstrip and rubbing to the book panels. All major religions believe in the importance and power of relics, which are more than mere mementos of Saints and Prophets but are believed to be a contact point between the supernatural and ourselves. The spear used by Longinus, the Roman centurion, to pierce the side of Christ as he hung on the cross has long been believed to be an object of great supernatural and occult power, with the capacity for good or evil. Curiously, several persons who said that they too were friends and associates of Dr. Please refer to accompanying picture s.
This gave us greater freedom to wander farther a field than he, both historically and into delving into contemporary politics how the Third Reich has, in America, morphed into the Fourth Reich ; as well as the links between science and the supernatural, quantum metaphysics if you will. Bernhart avoid mention of Station 211 though, perhaps to maintain its secrecy, which would be in keeping with the general tone of their two books. It has been sought by the most powerful figures in history, who have believed that its power, as the Spear of Destiny, can change history. Either he was the victim of an incredibly elaborate hoax, or the Spear of Destiny really did reside for a while in Antarctica and may well be in the hands of a group of individuals who believe in its power to direct the destiny of mankind - and may be conducting magic rites with it right this moment! The spear's history from the Dark Ages to the Twentieth century is a dark one, of mystery and death. The vast majority of this book is conjecture and the few facts he bothers to include are often wrong. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. We chose as a literary device to begin most of our chapters with a fictionalized dramatization of the most important scene in them.