Scott Wolter: Priory of Sion Is Real, Jesus Was King of the Venus People, and the Crusades Were a Conspiracy
I didn’t really want to talk more about the Holy Bloodline “mystery,” but some of what Scott Wolter said on his blog yesterday is so revealing that I can’t really let it pass unnoticed.
It has been clear for decades that the so-called Priory of Sion is a hoax invented by a Frenchman named Pierre Plantard for the purpose of justifying his claims to royal descent from the deposed Merovingian rulers of the Frankish kingdom in the days before Pepin the Short. The Priory was founded on June 25, 1956 (as confirmed by a record in the French Journal Officiel for July 20, 1956), and four years later Plantard concocted a fictitious history for his group, tying it to the real Abbey of Our Lady of Mount Zion. Plantard supported his fraud with forgeries, including the Dossiers Secrets d’Henri Lobineau (1967) and the Généalogie des Rois Mérovingiens (1964), both of which were easily proven to be hoaxes once their inconsistencies and errors were exposed. For example, the Dossiers contained a letter from the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers supposedly written in 1966, but featuring the letterhead and address for the organization used before 1948.
Henry Lincoln mistook these for genuine documents and included them in a BBC documentary in the 1970s, and recycled them again for Holy Blood, Holy Grail in 1982.
So what does Wolter say about this? “The ‘Priory of Sion’ another hoax? I think not. It’s awful convenient to claim ‘hoax’ to muddy the water they don’t want to drink.”
He goes on to say that he now “prefers” to refer to the Holy Bloodline as the “Venus families,” and that these families originated in Akhenaten’s Egypt and remained in power until “things went haywire with Rome’s siege of Jerusalem.” I suppose that means that earlier invaders of the city, the like the Babylonians, were somehow in league with the Venus families. Is this because they worshiped Ishtar, the goddess associated with Venus? But how, I wonder, does any of this work if Julius Caesar and his heirs also claimed descent from Venus?
Wolter also reveals that he is taken with the twentieth century “Christ myth” school of analysis, though he prefers to apply it to a real historical figure rather than a completely fictitious creation. He discusses how he sees the Resurrection as a solar myth (Son = Sun, he says) of the winter solstice (which, of course, is why it was fixed as the spring festival in which “Christ, our Passover, is sacrificed for us”) and the Apostles as representing the twelve constellations of the zodiac. He denies that St. John existed and instead claims that Mary Magdalene was the true Apostle, whom the Church suppressed by inventing John.
But how can I possibly do better than to share this gem about Wolter’s overarching theory that the whole of the Crusades were an elaborate ruse in service of a conspiracy designed around goddess worship!
There is no doubt the Templars had spies within the Church since the very founding of the Cistercian and Templar orders was a coup d'etat by the Venus Families from the very beginning. The leadership, starting with the most visible figure, Bernard de Clairvaux, initiated the Crusades under the guise of fighting for Christendom, but the outward motivation was a ruse from the start. Most of the foot-soldier Templar knights were fighting for God and Chruch (sic), but the leadership was secretly inspired by the Goddess.
Monotheistic dualism? One god with two personalities? And what, pray tell, did King Jesus and Queen Mary rule? Here Wolter is alluding to his acceptance of Ralph Ellis’s King Jesus in chapter 10 of Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers. I dealt with these assertions in my review of Akhenaten, in which I explained how Wolter uses only secondary sources and isn’t familiar with the Biblical texts he claims to explicate by identifying Jesus as the legitimate heir of Akhenaten’s bloodline. You can read it here. What’s confusing is that Wolter claims in his book that the bloodline is matrilineal, so this raises the question of why any man would be considered the True Heir at all, or how those following matrilineal descent would pick and choose among various children to create legitimate lines of descent since such claims are most closely associated with patriarchal descent and the need to secure the transfer of titles and property. The European system of descent—the one that underscores all this royal ridiculousness—is based on patrilineal descent, primogeniture, and the Salic Law. After 2,000 years, nearly everyone would be related to someone from a “bloodline” family, so how do we distinguish which paths of matrilineal descent are acceptable absent primogeniture?
But, really, Jesus was the King of the Venus People, while at the same time Augustus, also styled the “son of (a) god,” claimed descent from the goddess Venus and served as Roman Emperor? This is quite confusing. Is there only one true Heir of Venus?
1/27/2015 03:40:28 am
Yikes. About the only part of it that MIGHT make sense is the matrilineal part. I believe some cultures had an inheritance system where a nephew by a sister was the next in line to inherit - because a son's paternity can't be absolute (the wife MIGHT be unfaithful) whereas the man's sister definitely shares common blood with a man through their mother. So under that theory a man might be the heir even under matrilineal inheritance. But I don't think any of those cultures were middle eastern/mediterranean/north african.
1/27/2015 03:56:33 am
Some Native American tribes were matrilineal but had male leaders, so that is certainly possible. But in his book Wolter actually uses the term "matriarchal," and while I'm not sure he knows the difference, that would imply that the women were in charge, not just incubators of male rulers.
1/27/2015 04:41:24 am
Akhenaten to the Founding Fathers: Mysteries of the Hooked X® crashed.
1/28/2015 09:58:55 am
Scott Wolter never told anyone about the reverse hooked X found at the ancient 4000 year old Orkney Site! Yes, his same symbol reversed thats more than 3000 years old, must be another ancient group who adopted the concepts first, RIGHTTTTT! Scott was a little taken back when I showed him the image!
1/29/2015 01:35:16 am
The claim that the KT carried out digs in the Jerusalem temple to find artifacts was only first made by Louis Charpentier in Les Mystères de la Cathédrale de Chartres --- with false quotes attributed to Bernard of Clairvaux.
1/27/2015 06:04:55 am
I wonder how L Ron Hubbard will eventually fit into all of this?
1/29/2015 01:41:03 am
Steve and Scott will bring in the ancient aliens guy that looks like Motzart with the cool hairdoo! He was tracking down Bigfoot like Scott and he bows to the Scottish Rite masonic master! he could poke your eye out! My guess is that if he ets involved, he will match DNA to Jesus and Big Foot, sorry if its a french, its Big Feet!
2/18/2015 06:20:31 am
Well, what you don't realize is that Bernard de Clairvaux was actually a Proto-Hubbard.
1/27/2015 06:33:49 am
I see "M" everywhere! Look! Two Mountains! Look! Two boobs! Look! Two houses! Look! A Bactrian camel!!
1/28/2015 03:30:05 am
And tabby cats also have an M on their foreheads. Coincedence?
1/28/2015 03:55:05 am
So do Maine Coons, I wonder if the Templars brought them over for Norway, since they are descended from a Norwegian breed. :)
1/28/2015 03:59:51 am
Sounds like a question for Ceiling Cat.
1/28/2015 05:16:28 am
does ceiling cat have kittens? has the lineage spread around the world? Does this mean that all cats are sacred and their I am better than you like behavior is because they all have a god complex?
I just have to say some people wont to keep there eyes shut. I have believed in this even at the age of 9 or so. I thank u guys for bringing this to the front of owe minds And he needs to come to SC I can show him some things here. O yes .Thank u and have a great day
1/27/2015 06:36:43 am
"He discusses how he sees the Resurrection as a solar myth (Son = Sun, he says) ... "
1/27/2015 06:38:49 am
It's all so clear to me now.
1/27/2015 06:47:33 am
Scott Wolter is an idiot. How a show is on the air that supports a known hoax is disgusting and insulting to my intelligence.
1/27/2015 08:20:53 am
Scott Wolter is offering a variation of the same thing.
1/27/2015 08:38:21 am
I think Janet is mad that Scott is about to stop bringing home the America Unearthed bacon, so Scott is trying to placate her by publicly endorsing more of her nonsense.
1/27/2015 11:51:33 am
I was about to type a similar comment. Any time a person starts to coin their own unique terms they are planning on trying to make some sort of angle on something as their own. In this case her own.
1/27/2015 08:45:19 am
Also, Scott Wolter says:
1/27/2015 09:11:11 am
So "Son = Sun" to Wolter. May I point out that the whole world does not speak English and English wasn't spoken at all 2000 years ago.
1/27/2015 01:35:25 pm
I mean... yeah...
1/27/2015 02:36:46 pm
It's probably got a bit more to do with the whole Jesus as a Sun God thing than just phonetic similarity, but Wolter's disjointed, repetitive arguments and inability to form a complete thought in writing have rendered it down to a simple "Son = Sun" statement.
1/27/2015 09:44:06 pm
Each person who peddles the Jesus Bloodline idea has got their own "proofs and evidence".
2/18/2015 06:23:29 am
That's why it's so brilliant! It's hidden in PLAIN SIGHT!....for those that have eyes to see! Lol.
1/27/2015 03:19:12 pm
It's due to him being influenced by Jordan Maxwell. He attends the same conferences as him now. Maxwell is known for silly phonetic word games - conflating English, Egyptian and Hebrew and assigning 'occult' meanings just because they sound alike. Pick a video of him on youtube and have a good laugh.
1/27/2015 04:52:05 pm
1/27/2015 03:25:42 pm
Well in Australia mum=mom. So I wouldn't put it past Wolter to use this logic haha.
1/27/2015 03:28:04 pm
It's kind of disappointing that Mr. Wolter chose the Da Vinci Code as his novel to believe was true. Think of the fun we could have if he was excavating to find Rivendell or something. The missed opportunities are boundless.
1/29/2015 02:58:45 am
Totally agree. I think the guy from Big Giant Swords should host.
1/27/2015 06:06:06 pm
a little OT for this particular topic, but the bloodline one was getting to big to reply to. (unless there is a shortcut I don't know about.) I find it interesting/amusing that the holy bloodline idea was used before the "da Vinci Code", in a graphic novel called "preacher" I believe was written by Warren Elllis.
1/27/2015 08:03:17 pm
I think of Preacher almost every time Steve gets on a tear. I find picturing The Messiah (said inbred idiot child's only given name) pouring a can of gasoline over himself to be a rather apropos image at such times.
1/27/2015 09:32:25 pm
The Holy Blood, Holy Grail elements were also woven into the Rex Deus comics 2002 (Arvid Nelson, artwork by Eric Johnson) and 2006 (artwork by Jim di Bartolo, Juan Ferreyra).
1/27/2015 06:32:10 pm
correction the author of "the Preacher" was written by Garth Ennis, not Warren Ellis.
1/27/2015 06:33:37 pm
That's quite a lot of nonsense from a guy whose "expertise" is in rocks.
1/28/2015 01:21:00 am
The America Unearthed phenomenon is now even the butt of pop culture jokes. I was listening to The Nerdist podcast with Chris Hardwick, he and his guest were pointing out Scott Wolter never finds anything on the show, they laughed at his nonsense ideas and leaps of logic. Of course they asked the same question as many others, how does identifying the failure points in concrete construction make one an expert in ancient history, mythology, archeology, and religion?
1/28/2015 01:59:24 am
Wrong, wrong, wrong. I am King of the Venus people. My people have been scattered to the ends of the earth and now exist as Yeti's and Bigfoots. Twice a year, at the summer and winter solstice, they gather at Scott Wolters lab and worship plastic models of obelisks ( a phallic symbol if I ever saw one) and sacrifice ants.This all pleases me in my cave at the Grand Canyon.
1/28/2015 02:08:10 am
So... Worshipping phallic symbols pleases you, eh? :P
1/28/2015 04:03:43 am
I think he's suggesting that Wolter has a tiny obelisk.
1/28/2015 04:12:19 am
How did Bernard de Clairvaux start the crusades as a six year old?
2/18/2015 06:25:31 am
Dude threw some epic tantrums, I bet.
Bernard is the one who preached the second crusade, he did so at the behest of the Pope at the time ( don't remember which Pope). It's almost comically pathetic how arrogantly ignorant of history Wolter really and truly is. His consistent ignoring of facts when it doesn't fit with his "vision" is at odds with his self promotion of himself as a hard scientist.
Bernard of Rennes-le-Chateau
1/28/2015 05:42:30 am
Hey, this author is really ignorant, he doesn't mention the Jesus Bloodline anywhere in his book ---- Jochen Burgtorf, The Central Convent of Hospitallers and Templars: History, Organization, and Personel (1099/1120-1310). published by Brill, 2008.
1/28/2015 07:29:24 am
Wow..what are the producers thinking? Go back to the Newport Tower...and Dare Stones...the show has left ground for good. May even monster quest didn't go down this crazy path.
1/28/2015 10:28:11 am
1/28/2015 10:54:02 am
I believe they already did in one of the docs that came out around the time that the movie version of the DaVinci Code came it. I think it was called Decoding the DaVinci Code.
3/21/2015 04:16:46 am
I agree, they should add disclaimer that those programs are based on fringe theories etc. etc.
1/29/2015 02:42:48 pm
What kind of Masonic crack is Woltner smoking?
1/30/2015 01:44:46 am
And by "lately" you mean "always", I take it? :)
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