According to Sir Richard Burton, “Sufi-ism [was] the Eastern parent of Freemasonry.” (See, F. Hitchman, Burton, Volume 1, p. 286). Robert Graves claimed that Freemasonry first began as a … Continue reading
Zulfikar Sword Triangular Flag: Original War Standard of the first Ottoman Caliph Sultan Selim I in 1519: Adopted as the “Compass & Square” of Freemasonry
The standard of the first Ottoman Caliph Sultan Selim I represents the Zulfikar sword of ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib. This flag carried to Egypt by Selim I (1466-1520) can be … Continue reading
The medieval concern with Arabic is well established. There was, however, a second wave of Arabic interest in seventeenth-century Europe, which is not widely known. The essays in this volume … Continue reading
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“…a Moorish Sheik returned from a long sojourn in the East, claimed Freemasonry is built on a twisting of the truth…It is the secret power behind the West based on … Continue reading
The Hidden History of Ancient Freemasonry by Prince Michael Stewart of Scotland and Michael James Alexander Stewart
When my first book ‘The Forgotten Monarchy of Scotland’ was published in 1998, I mentioned throughout the work the achievements of the Templars and that of Freemasonry. I particularly emphasized … Continue reading