Holy Blood, Holy Grail Themes

Michael Baigent
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Mysterious Treasures

The most obvious theme of Holy Blood, Holy Grail is that of mysterious treasures. The book begins with a mysterious treasure that a priest had found in an obscure church in a tiny French village. This treasure leads the authors to consider other treasures reported throughout history, including the treasure of the Cathar heresies which was supposedly protected by the Knights Templar, the treasures of the many monarchies that ruled the area, and the treasure owned by the Visigoths. It is delving into these possibilities that lead The authors are led to their surprising conclusions when they research these possible treasures.

What could be more intriguing to the modern reader learning of a treasure lost thousands of years ago and suddenly discovered by a poor parish priest? It is this question that takes the authors of the book to France. However, it is not the physical treasure...

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