When did they come? Were they there to do something other than worship? We may never know, but archaeologists are working hard to find out. Angkor Most people have heard of the magnificent temple Angkor Wat in Cambodia. But it was only one small part of a massive urban civilization during the Khmer Empire called Angkor.
The city flourished during the late middle ages, from AD, and may have supported up to a million people. There are a lot of good reasons why Angkor may have fallen, ranging from war to natural disaster.
Now most of it lies beneath the jungle. A marvel of architecture and Hindu culture, the city is mysterious mostly because we still aren't certain how many people lived there. Given all the roads and canals connecting its many regions, some archaeologists believe it may have been the biggest urban site in the world at its height. The Turquoise Mountain Though not every crumbling monument represents a lost civilization, some of them do.
Such is the case with the Minaret of Jam , a gorgeous architectural feat built in the s as part of a city in Afghanistan, where archaeological remains suggest that it was a cosmopolitan area where many religions, including Jews, Christians, and Muslims, lived together harmoniously for hundreds of years. It's possible that the incredible minaret was part of the lost medieval capital of Afghanistan, called Turquoise Mountain.
Niya Now a desolate spot in the Taklamakan Desert of Xinjiang province in China, years ago Niya was a thriving city in an oasis along the famous Silk Road.
They were foreigners to Egyptian soil, but over about a century of gradually infiltrating the country they managed to be in positions of government administrators and eventually were able to elevate one of their own to the highest ruler of Egypt. Actually, the Hyksos had been assigned the task of building the Great Pyramid. With typical patience, the Hermetic Brotherhood guided them to a smooth and peaceful integration with the Egyptian nation. When the construction was completed, the Hyksos drifted off without disrupting the nation.
A large part of them emigrated to the British Isles, and it was these people who built the Stonehenge circle which incorporates the same mathematical and astronomical relationships, as measured by the pyramid inch, which is the same as the old British inch.
This split migration accounts for the fact that the British and the Hebrews inherited the pyramid inch. The pyramid is a time capsule, and it preserves the timetable for the development of the future Nation of God and gave the coming history of events from when it was built in BC until the time when that Nation will be formed. The series of events documented in stone was derived through the ability of the High Adepts and Masters within the Hermetic Brotherhood to see history as it occurs in the future.
They were seeing the end result of the aggregate free will decisions of billions of people living between their time and the time when we would be able to translate the coded messages. Time is an entirely different thing than most of us have discovered so far. Archived from the original on April 7, Retrieved April 4, Cleveland Scene. Cleveland: Euclid Media Group. Retrieved January 18, February 1, Retrieved July 13, Retrieved July 9, Bauer Media Group Retrieved August 19, Beltsville, Maryland.
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