The Link To Ximene

Ximene’s version places stress on the fact that little else matters other than reunion with the Good God, Certainly not material issues. She believes that salvation lies within each one of us. If we lead good lives , which means causing no concious harm to another human being then we will achieve our objective of union with the good god.  She believes that there is no need for churches,  bejewelled vestments or elaborate ceremonies.  She  does not even believe that the cathar consolumentum which can only be administered by a perfect of the faith is essential to salvation.  She believes that Jesus message was that ordinary people of all faiths have the same objective and the gods the worship are the same Good God, it is doctrinal religion which leads to error. The church of Rome teaching is a perversion of that message. The god of the old testament is Set the devil and  continuance of that worship will bring endless conflict and suffering to our world.Jesus was not a carpenter’s son

Ximenes beliefs are based on a very different story to the one told by “Orthodox” and “Roman” Christians. She believes that the reason Jesus attracted notice was because he was not a “Carpenters son” but the conjoin of many important blood lines.

What was his message?

What he said was given credibility because he was such an important person; because of his bloodlines he was heir to the whole known world. He meant to break away completely from the Jewish Old Testament. He decided to preach a Messsage of Peace instead of claiming his Earthly Kingdom. His objective was create one unified religion under one nation–the Roman Empire. One of the phrases for which he is best known is “Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s, and unto God the things that are God’s”. It follows that Jesus was supportive of the Roman State, an agent of the Roman state or a member of the roman state. His ministry was deliberately positioned in Judea as from the beginning it was recognised that the biggest threat to the acceptance of his message was from the followers of Jehova (Or whatever the Jewish god was actually called), He was not Jewish but was made to appear to be Jewish.

No nations, No religion.

Even though Jesus was an agent of the Roman Empire his message “One State, One Religion” was a valid concept. Without the conflicts between states an religions,the world could be at peace. At the core of the message was the teaching that concepts of the Gods Mazda, and Isis were valid and images associated with those religions were acceptable for those who gained comfort from them.

The illusion of the Crucifixion

Jesus death was an “illusion”. His “death” was planned in advance, so that he became a legend not a real person. It was intended that the new religion would be taken beyond the then boundaries of the empire so that the extension of boundaries might be made easier. Specific targets were the British Isles, North West Hispania, Germanica (Goths Vandals Avars Sueves), Parthia, Egypt, Arabia and India.

The plan unravelled

His original message was actively supported, by Roman Dictators from Tiberius’ through to Constantine. The same dictators tried to suppress the Jewish adaption of his ministry, which was intended to preserve their own religion.

The antagonism between the two versions of Christanity was inflamed with that attempt at suppression, but it was inevitable. The Jewish version of Christianity was eventually approved by Constantine and ironically became “The Church of Rome”. Constantine made this decision as the Jewish version of christianity had a large following and he assumed that if he made it the state religion he could modify it to comply with Cathar beliefs . Constantine himself was baptised as a Cathar.

He totally underestimated the strength of faith and the ruthlessness of those who espoused the Jewish variant of Christinanity. Persecution of the Cathars, Orthodox Jews and others who held a different faith started almost immediately.

Where did the message originate?

For the Persecuted Cathars, Jesus message remained radically different to the message delivered by the Roman Church and therefore the Church of Rome set out to eliminate them.

The Cathar beliefs contain overtones of something else. There are many aspects of their beliefs which are evocative of the Egyptian religion which predates Christianity. Is it possible that Jesus message was essentially an Egyptian message?

The task is to see if it is possible to construct a scenario in which  this difference can be explained  and some or all of these beliefs can be accomodated.  It takes the form of an alternative old testament and  an alternative new testament.  The theme of both these documents is that everything which happened in classical history was manipulated by the egyptian priests. These priests tried to avoid war by infiltrating the ruling class of other nations with full blooded Egyptians, members of the Egyptian royal family. The techniques used were fairly  simple. Egyptian princesses were married to foreign rulers or  politicians. Schools were established where the children of these marriages could be educated as Egyptians. Other Egyptians ( almost certainly close relatives, but from unknown backgrounds) were also introduced to these schools. The way this was acvhieved can be traced by two phenomena.  First was the Occurence of  “Miraculous Births”, in which the father was often claimed to be god or one of the gods.  Secondly the Egyptian priests and Pharohs practiced “Line Breeding” a technique which prevents the dilution of the genetic pool and if applied this technique spread to Persia and Macedon, indicating where Egyptian influences were at work. The egyptians wanted one state and one religion. the religion being of course the egyptian religion whereby there would be no challenge to the authority of  the Egyptian priests.

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Extract from The Prisoner of Foix--Chapter 43 -The EntranceNo need to buy a Kindle. Read it on your computer or tablet

John Stanley-26th April 1355


'Looks like we are going to see a bit of excitement, John. The Captain tried to get an agreement from the Prince that if there is surf running across the channel to Arcachon we will turn back to Bordeaux, but the Prince would hear none of it. Instead, he has offered to provide insurance for all three ships. If they are damaged or sunk, the owners will be compensated and every sailor who makes the passage will be given a bounty payment. What none of this seems to take into account is that if we sink in rough, fast-flowing waters we might all drown.'

John raised his eyebrows. 'But that is what we are going to do?'

'Yes, despite the fact that surf running accross the entrance is not uncommon and the deep water channel moves continually. In the end, the Prince attacked their captains on their weakest point, their professional pride! He threw down the gauntlet. He offered to take the Sally first through the channel, and to take control during the passage.' He raised his brow. 'We are going into the Bay of Arcachon, come what may! '

Extract from The Eagle of Carcassone -- Chapter 24-- A Real GoddessNo need to buy a Kindle. Read it on your computer or tablet

John Stanley - 22 July 1355

An hour later John walked with Ximene close to the river along the valley below St Feriole. It was the very essence of a summer’s day. The sun was fierce but in the shadow of the trees, it was cool and fragrant. The trees and shrubs along the riverbank hid their progress, from the Château, from St Feriole.

Eventually they reached a point where John thought it was safe to emerge from cover. To his satisfaction the stream extended into a pool with a sandy beach, shaded by trees. Where the stream entered the pool there was a flat grassy area, almost circular. Behind this, the bulk of two mountain ridges provided a splendid backdrop. He looked around once more ‘Not just a good training ground but a great training ground. If the Greek heroes knew about this they might be tempted to join me, to train with me’

Ximene laughed out loud. He turned to look at her. She had removed her outer clothes and was wearing a white chemise, cut short so that it barely reached her knees. Around her waist, she wore a plaited leather belt, obviously fashioned from the multitude of leather straps to be found in the tackle room.

She ran her hands down over her breasts. ‘When you were unconscious I heard you muttering about gods and goddesses, so  I have decided that from now on, for you, I will be the goddess.’

The Prisoner of FoixVol 1 of the series—The Treasure of Trencavel

Aquitaine, an English possession, is in crisis. It is under threat from neighbouring nations and internal dissension.

The Black Prince, King Edward III’s eldest son has been given the task of taking command in Aquitaine.

Suddenly there is an opportunity. Ximene Trencavel is the heiress to the lands of Occitan, to the east of Aquitaine: lands controlled by the Franks. Ximene wants independence, both for herself and for Occitan.

A union between Aquitaine and Occitan would be mutually beneficial. The Black Prince undertakes a secret journey to meet Ximene to negotiate a marriage contract. It is, however, a marriage neither of them really wants.

Meanwhile, the  Franks plot to murder Ximene to prevent ,not just the marriage, but any kind of union between England and Occitan.

The Eagle Of CarcassonneVol II of the series—The Treasure of Trencavel

The loose alliance between Ximene Trencavel and the Black Prince is under threat.

The Prince invades Occitan, to show his support for Ximene but it becomes an invasion which creates more problems than it solves.

The Prince has fallen hopelessly in love with Joan of Kent and Joan is now determined to marry him and become the next Queen of England.

Joan is therefore  determined to convince Ximene that she should not marry the Prince.

Part of her strategy is to encourage Ximene’s relationship with John Stanley—one of the Princes bodyguards—not an easy task as both John and Ximene have doubts about their compatibility.

However, John is grievously injured in a battle and Ximene commits herself to nurse him back to health.