While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call. The elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum, a baffling cipher found near the body. As Langdon and gifted French cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, sort through the bizarre riddle, they are stunned to discover a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci, clues visible for all to see and yet ingeniously disguised by the painter.
A murder in the silent, late night halls of the Louvre reveals a sinister plot to uncover a secret that has been protected by a clandestine society since the days of Christ. The victim is a high-ranking agent of this ancient society who, in the moments before his death, manages to leave gruesome clues at the scene that only his cryptographer daughter and her symbologist friend can untangle.
"Not What I Expected But Good"
Dan Brown's immensely popular New York Times best-selling The Da Vinci Code is one of the most successful books of recent history. It has captivated millions the world over with its enthralling suspense and its provocative questions about the true nature of Jesus' life.
"A historian's approach to the Da Vinci code"
The 92nd Street Y has gathered scholars and authorities to discuss the questions and issues raised in Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code. What are the implications for religion and private faith when talk about God moves into pop culture, and popular entertainment becomes a mode of education?
"myopic presentation of limited facts"
Robert Langdon, un éminent spécialiste de symbologie de Harvard, est convoqué au Louvre pour examiner une série de pictogrammes en rapport avec l'œuvre de Léonard de Vinci. En déchiffrant le code, il met à jour l'un des plus grands mystères de notre temps... et devient un homme traqué.
"Crème de la crème"
This is a powerful presentation of the astonishing fact that amongst White European nations their most sacred icons of the Madonna and Christ are black in colour. This comprehensive book shows you the images in full glorious technicolour. It is the only place where the profound national historical significance of these black images is discussed. They are so little known in comparison to their great importance.
¿Estuvo casado Jesús? ¿Es la Iglesia una organización nacida para ocultar la verdad sobre Cristo? ¿Son los evangelios una fabricación encargada por el emperador romano Constantino para obtener mayor poder? ¿Qué es el Priorato de Sión? ¿Y el culto a la diosa? Millones de personas han leído El Código da Vinci y han quedado capturados por el intenso ritmo y por los asombrosos datos que revela la novela. ¿Hasta dónde llega la ficción y dónde comienza la realidad?
While in Paris on business, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon receives an urgent late-night phone call: the elderly curator of the Louvre has been murdered inside the museum. Near the body, police have found a baffling cipher. Solving the enigmatic riddle, Langdon is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden in the works of Da Vinci - clues visible for all to see and yet ingeniously disguised by the painter.
The controversy grows with every sale of the best-selling novel. Throughout the contemporary fictional storyline of The Da Vinci Code, author Dan Brown skillfully weaves "historical" assertions intended to shake the very foundations of Christianity. Authors James L. Garlow and Peter Jones present compelling evidence that Brown's assertions are not only historically inaccurate, but may also contain a hidden agenda.
"You have got to be kidding"
Secrets of the Symbol builds upon the expertise and wisdom of Nobel prize-winning scientists, historians, technologists, and conspiracy theorists to help readers fully understand the mysteries behind The Lost Symbol.
For centuries the truth about the bloodline of Jesus Christ and Christianity has been suppressed by the ruling powers because it would be a major blow to the institutions of religion around the globe. Because of this, we are still led to believe things that only serve the purpose of the church and its relentless battle to control the masses.
"Lost in Translation"
What is the Da Vinci code and what is all the fuss about? Despite being a work of fiction, the bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code has a plot based on a number of concepts and ideas that the author claims to be true. This book explores the locations, historical facts and theories, and the sources of inspiration behind the novel in order to reveal the true key to the Da Vinci code.
Cet audiozine donne la parole à des spécialistes, historiens, chercheurs. Quelle fut l'existence de Jésus ? Pourquoi Marie-Madeleine a été ignorée ? Comment le Vatican a traversé les siècles en vase clos ? Y a-t-il des codes secrets dans les tableaux de Léonard de Vinci ? Quel fut le destin de Galilée face à l'Eglise ? Ils font le point sur ce que l'on sait aujourd'hui, les interrogations qui demeurent et les données inconnues qui alimentent encore le mystère. Ecoutez, vous comprenez !
Do you have an open mind? Is it open enough to accept some new possibilities? This interview will get you thinking. In the first part we meet Dan Green, the author of The Lincoln Da Vinci Code, who tells us about his journey to place the site of the intrigue surrounding the Da Vinci Code firmly in Lincoln. Of course this implies there was a Jesus, that he married Mary Magdalene and that they had children.
Readers of Dan Brown's extraordinary best seller The Da Vinci Code are fascinated by the questions raised in the novel. Was Jesus actually married to Mary Magdalene? Was she one of his disciples and did she write her own gospel? Did they have a child together?
"Opinion of faith"
As a master baker and craftsman, Stephen Lanzalotta had been applying the mathematical principles of the Golden Ratio for more than 20 years. His realization that this ancient, universal formula, used by da Vinci and other great geniuses of the Renaissance, also held the secret to optimal nutrition and health led him to apply it to his own diet and the menu at his popular cafe. The weight loss and sense of well-being that he and his customers experienced convinced him that he had cracked the diet code.
Many who have read the New York Times best seller The Da Vinci Code have questions that arise from seven codes, expressed or implied, in Dan Brown's book. In Breaking the Da Vinci Code, Darrell Bock, Ph.D., responds to the novelist's claims using central ancient texts.
Dan Brown's International best-seller The DaVinci Code has raised many questions in the minds of readers. The DaVinci Code, in blurring the lines between fact and fiction, popularizes the speculations and contentions of numerous more serious books that are also attracting wide attention. How should we respond to such claims that we now have documents that reveal secrets about Jesus, secrets long suppressed by the church and other religious institutions?
In the days following the Pope's death, a cardinal is found brutally murdered in a chapel in Rome, his eyes gouged and his hands cut off. Called in for the grisly case, police inspector Paola Dicanti learns that another cardinal was recently found dead; he had also been tortured.