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The Temple of Man by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz
The Temple of Man by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz
The Temple of Man by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz
The Temple of Man by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz
The Temple of Man by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz
The Temple of Man by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz
The Temple of Man by R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz

The Temple of Man

Author: R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz
Format: Two-Volume Hardcover in a Slipcase
Illustrations: 400+Diagrams
Pages: 1088 total
Condition: NEW & SEALED

$195.00 

Two 544-page volumes, cloth with slipcase The 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.

Table of Contents: 

Volume 1
Publisher's Preface xiii
Translators' Acknowledgments xv
Translators' Preface xvii
Preface xxv
Introduction 1

Part 1
The Doctrine of the Anthropocosmos Elements 14
Chapter 1 * Consciousness and Irreducible Magnitudes 30
Chapter 2 * Symbolique 47
Chapter 3 * Anthropocosmos 61
Chapter 4 * Pharaonic Thought 72

Part 2
Mathematical Thought
Chapter 5 * Foundations of Pharaonic Mathematics 88
Chapter 6 * Pharaonic Calculation 126

Part 3
The Master Builders' Grid: Pharaonic Mathematics Applied
Chapter 7 * Pharaonic Trigonometry 190
Chapter 8 * The Canevas: Living Architecture of Number 228
Chapter 9 * The Cosmic Principle of Volume 250
Chapter 10 * Pharaonic Cubits 276
Chapter 11 * The Human Canon 310
Chapter 12 * The Royal Apron 346
Chapter 13 * The Axes 355

Part 4
The Architecture of the Temple:
Themes
Chapter 14 * The Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus 374
Chapter 15 * The Diadem 432
Chapter 16 * The Joints: Guides for Reading 444
Chapter 17 * The Covered Temple: The Head 448
Chapter 18 * Sanctuary V 458
Chapter 19 * Crossing 476
Chapter 20 * The Zodiac 479
Chapter 21 * The Hindu Temple 498
Chapter 22 * The Mystic Temple: A Meditation 504

Volume 2
Part 5
The Pharaonic Temple
Chapter 23 * The Architectonics of the Pharaonic Temple 514
Chapter 24 * Preface to the Presentation of the Architecture of the Temple of Luxor 519
Chapter 25 * The Temple of Luxor 524

Part 6
Plates, Legends, and Commentaries
Chapter 26 * Amun and Suti-Hor 532
Chapter 27 * General Views of the Temple of Luxor 535
Chapter 28 * The Growth of the Temple 569
Chapter 29 * A Colossus of the Temple 591
Chapter 30 * Joints and Pieces 639
Chapter 31 * The Mosaic Figure in the Foundation of the Temple 677
Chapter 32 * The Crown of the Skull 699
Chapter 33 * The Moon in the Haty 721
Chapter 34 * The Knees 737
Chapter 35 * The Bows 747
Chapter 36 * The Zodiac 761
Chapter 37 * The Master Builders' Grid 779
Chapter 38 * Transformations and Mutations 861
Chapter 39 * A Secret Sanctuary 885
Chapter 40 * The Axes of the Temple 905
Chapter 41 * Receiving and Giving 955
Chapter 42 * The Architectural Structure 977
Chapter 43 * Transparency and Transposition 991
Chapter 44 * Seth-Horus 1003
Appendix:
Comparison of Parts and Chapters in the English and French Editions 1022
List of Works Cited 1024
Index 1028

R. A. Schwaller de Lubicz (1887-1961)

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.