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    The Temple of Man (Hardback) By (author) R.A.Schwaller De Lubicz, Translated by Deborah Lawlor, Translated by Robert Lawlor

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    DescriptionThe monumental Temple of Man represents the most important breakthrough in our understanding of Ancient Egypt since the discovery of the Rosetta stone. This exhaustive and authoritative study reveals the depths of the mathematical, medical, and metaphysical sophistication of Ancient Egypt. Schwaller de Lubicz's stone-by-stone survey of the temple of Amun-Mut-Khonsu at Luxor allows us to step into the mentality of Ancient Egypt and experience the Egyptian way of thinking within the context of their own worldview. His study finds the temple to be an eloquent expression and summary--an architectural encyclopedia--of what the Egyptians knew of humanity and the universe. Through a reading of the temple's measures and proportions, its axes and orientations, and the symbolism and placement of its bas-reliefs, along with the accompanying studies of related medical and mathematical papyri, Schwaller de Lubicz demonstrates how advanced the civilization of Ancient Egypt was, a civilization that possessed exalted knowledge and achievements both materially and spiritually. In so doing, Schwaller de Lubicz effectively demonstrates that Ancient Egypt, not Greece, is at the base of Western science, civilization, and culture. To understand the temple of Luxor, twelve years of field work were undertaken with the utmost exactitude by Schwaller de Lubicz in collaboration with French archaeologist Clement Robichon and the respected Egyptologist Alexandre Varille. From this work were produced over 1000 pages of text and proofs of the sacred geometry of the temple and 400 illustrations and photographs that make up The Temple of Man. The Temple of Man is a monument to inspired insight, conscientious scholarship, and exacting archaeological groundwork that represents a major contribution to humanity's perennial search for self-knowledge and the prehistoric origins of its culture and science.

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    The Temple of Man
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) R.A.Schwaller De Lubicz, Translated by Deborah Lawlor, Translated by Robert Lawlor
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 1088
    Width: 244 mm
    Height: 338 mm
    Thickness: 91 mm
    Weight: 5,126 g
    ISBN 13: 9780892815708
    ISBN 10: 0892815701

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    LC classification: BF1434.E3 S3613 1998, BF1434.E3S
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    Illustrations note
    51 photographs, 363 illustrations
    Inner Traditions Bear and Company
    Imprint name
    Inner Traditions Bear and Company
    Publication date
    09 November 1999
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    Author Information
    R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz (1887--1961) was one of the most important philosophers, mathematicians, and Egyptologists of this century. His elucidation of the temple at Luxor and his presentation of the Egyptian understanding of a special quality of innate consciousness form a bridge that links the sacred science of the Ancients to its rediscovery in our own time.
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    ""The Temple of Man" is an accomplishment of truly Herculean proportions. Nothing written in the past two hundred years, with the exeption of only one book, even approaches it in enormity of purpose, scope, subject matter, majasty and profundity. . . . One needs to learn to read this book and then immerse oneself in it. Were on to do this, and assuming diligence, sincerity, determination and some ingenuity by the reader, the outcome toward which all human life is aimed, the evolution of consciousness is assured."