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By Tuvia Fogel

a unique of forbidden love and spiritual warfare within the quest to discover the mysterious Parchment of Circles

• facilities looking for the Parchment of Circles, an historic map stated to guide to mystical knowledge that demanding situations the tale of Christ’s resurrection, validates the Cathar religion, and serves because the Templars’ blackmail opposed to the Church

• encompasses a advanced forged of characters together with a rabbi and nun who fall in love, St. Francis of Assisi, Knights Templar, the Pope, and the Sultan of Egypt

Set within the thirteenth century, this sweeping old novel opens at the island of Torcello, open air Venice, in 1219, after the Crusaders have misplaced ownership of Jerusalem. Yehezkel, a tender but respected kabbalist and scholar of Maimonides, is at the island for a mystery assembly of rabbis. he's selected to trip to Jerusalem to hunt definitive facts of the Talmud’s antiquity, a seek that grows to incorporate the quest for the mysterious Parchment of Circles. This historical map couldn't basically support Yehezkel’s quest, but in addition bring about explosive proof approximately Christ’s resurrection that will wreck the Roman Church.

Before leaving the island, Yehezkel rescues a tender Cistercian abbess from drowning within the Venetian Lagoon. Galatea, the gorgeous nun, has been affected by mystic visions and prophetic desires all through her existence, prime her to develop into a devotee of Hildegard von Bingen. pushed via premonitions of an “enigma in Jerusalem,” she abandons her monastic existence and the orthodoxy of the Church and joins Yehezkel on his pilgrimage.

On find out how to Jerusalem, after being shipwrecked on Crete, the 2 meet St. Francis of Assisi in Cyprus and subscribe to him around the traces of the 5th campaign in his try to convert the Sultan of Egypt. Over the year-long journey, additionally they fall in love.

But the rabbi and the nun usually are not the single ones looking the Parchment of Circles: The Pope sends his brokers looking for it, and the Knights Templar also are in pursuit of the Parchment, for the traditional map serves because the Templars’ blackmail opposed to the Church. What none of those lethal adversaries comprehend is that the Parchment results in a good extra startling mystery with profound spiritual importance for the way forward for humanity. It’s no longer a query of who unearths it first, yet who survives to liberate the Parchment’s secrets.

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