1914 Ecce Orienti, The Rites & Ceremonies Of The Essenes - Freemasons For Sale
1914 Ecce Orienti, The Rites & Ceremonies Of The Essenes - Freemasons:
EcceOrienti Or Rites And Ceremonies Of The Essenes National Series 2 N. Y.Eleventh Edition Arranged Strictly In Accordance With The StandardFormula Ipsissimis Verbis
Published byRedding & Co., New York(1914)
Embossed red leather, mostly in masonic code. 4 x 5 inches
Lawrie or I should rather say Brewster - was the first to discover aconnection between the Freemasons and the Jewish sect of the Essenes, a doctrinewhich is announced in his History of Freemsonry. He does not indeed trace theorigin of the Masonic Institution to the Essenes, but only makes them thesuccessors of the Masons of the Temple, whose forms and tenets they transmittedto Pythagoras and his school at Crotona, by whom the art was disseminatedthroughout Europe.
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