Friday, April 14, 2017

Lapis Lazuli, Yeats, and Donald Trump: "On all the tragic scene they stare "

The quote about tragedy in the title of this article is from the poem "Lapis Lazuli" by William Butler Yeats. I've included the entire poem at the end of this blog. In case you've never read it, the theme is a timely one. One one level, it's about staying true to your path in spite of the world and its fate. Yeats wrote the poem on July 25, 1936, when fascism and communism were on the rise in Europe. Mussolini had just consolidated his invasion of Ethiopia. The next day on the 26th, both Hitler and Stalin announced they would escalate the Spanish Civil War in their ambitions to eventually destroy one another. 

In our world, on "Planet Trump" 2017, the poem's following lines can be even more menacing with the potential of things going nuclear,
On their own feet they came, or on shipboard,
Camel-back, horse-back, ass-back, mule-back,
Old civilisations put to the sword.
Then they and their wisdom went to rack:
Nuclear = 29 ER 

29 is a number that's come up a lot in this phase of the study. It's the 10th prime number and is in the Perrin sequence, a mathematical pattern that needs to be looked at more by researchers. It's similar to the more well know Fibonacci sequence, but some of the more important numbers in gematria like 12, 17, 22, 29, 39, 51, 68, and 119 are found in the one discovered by Perrin. I've linked a query on the on the articles I've written about this topic, here.  

Also, we all know what happened in 1929 and what the Great Depression led to. That was 88 years ago. 88 is Trump's master number in terms of gematria. 

Trump = 88 EO  | 29 Rev. Red. 

There's no denying that all civilizations before now have come and gone, usually in a sea of blood. There's talk of Apocalypse and Revelation and Trump being the everything from a Messiah to the Antichrist. No matter where the truth is between those extremes, the propaganda and the symbolism behind it are wrapped in lapis lazuli.

I had no idea what I was going to find when +Lord Of Allusion made the incredible find of hyper-correspondence in the gematria of  lapis lazuli and  Donald Trump. So let's try to get a backstory going. Lapis lazuli has been mined in Afghanistan since at least 7,000 BC. It's a semi-precious rock with several minerals in its composition. 

The main mineral is the deep blue lazurite that gives the stone its name. However, its the cloudy calcite and fiery pyrite that make it so hypnotically distinctive. Lapis lazuli's deep intense blue and clouded stars make it a powerful metaphor of the nighttime sky. As for Donald Trump, he needs no introduction. 

The screenshot of LOA's post about his discovery is below.   

Lapis Lazuli = 48 English Reduction   | 138 English Ordinal | 159 Reverse Ordinal  |  190 Francis Bacon  |  828  Sumerian  |  523 Satanic

Donald Trump = 48 English Reduction   | 138 English Ordinal | 159 Reverse Ordinal  |  190 Francis Bacon  |  828  Sumerian  |  523 Satanic

When it comes to this connection the Lord of Allusion has definitely shown us why his name is what it is. One does not see this type of thing very often where numbers sync up so tightly across as many different ciphers as one sees with this pairing.

In several articles up to now, we've mostly explored the relevance of the color purple and its relation to royalty and to Donald Trump. However, lapis lazuli (royal blue) and its history are also important in this regard. But before we get into those matters, there was an editorial in the Washington Post that employs the imagery of lapis lazuli. Here's a screenshot of the article below.

This writer, Kathleen Parker, is full of judgement, so much so, her animus toward Melania Trump seems to be genuine.
It’s been ages since New York City’s paparazzi have been able to capture the queen — her lapis lazuli eyes and haughty cheekbones mere recollections from snapshots past. These days, Melania Knauss Trump keeps mostly her own company, touring the cells of her vast tower prison, tending the king’s son and remembering colder days in Slovenia when she knitted her own sweaters. 
Katherine Hepburn plays Eleanor of Aquitaine in her
prison tower, from the film The Lion in Winter.
However much she truly despises Melania, Parker is doing her job for her masonic masters in helping in helping to convey the subliminal "King Donald" programming in the minds of the public. The parts I've emphasized allude to Elanor of Aquitaine, wife of Trump's ancestor King Henry II of England.

In case you didn't read the last article, that's a fact. Donald Trump is a direct descendant of Henry II, the founder of the the Plantagenet dynasty.

After Henry's knights captured Eleanor in an armed rebellion she instigated along with their son Richard, Henry had her locked up in the Tower of London until he could figure out  where to keep her restrained on a more permanent basis.

The unusual situation of the First Lady being "imprisoned" in Trump Tower also lends itself to the "lost princess" archetype. The next article is going into more of this concept of how the global elite loves to play with that idea in their war of terror. At it's heart the ongoing war is against is the war against Terra, the Earth itself. On the most fundamental level, the Earth is the lost princess, and that means all of us, in a way. 

There's a couple of other things Parker doesn't mention. First, Democratic voters are just as willing to bow and curtsy to a monarch as Republicans. "Liberal" propagandists like Samantha Bee of Full Frontal are just as manipulative. For example during the campaign Bee said she was not voting for Hillary Clinton but "Hillary-god-damn-brilliant-bad-ass-Queen-Beyonce-Rodham."  The other thing is that Hillary's royal pedigree is almost as "illustrious" as Trump's, as we've seen already in this series.

These are two of the famous Merovingian bees. Actually, the plain
faced ones are known as cicadas and the ones with eyes are bees.
Cicada = 21 Bee = 21 21/12  
I underlined the "Queen Bee" symbolism that comes through in this propaganda because as many know, there is an entire archetypal paradigm that comes under the beehive and Queen Bee symbols.

For instance, the bee was the prime symbol of the Merovingian dynasty and the Holy Grail bloodline we've been exploring recently. Over 1,000 years later, Napoleon readopted the symbol of the bee for his imperial coronation. That's something  I'll be writing about soon.

In the last article we linked this theme of royal blood symbolism with the masonic "Killing of the King" ritual that is playing out before our eyes, Yet, as I said before, if they actually go through what it looks like they're getting ready for, then Donald Trump will exit the world stage in a mock assassination/false flag  performance. The event would be a fake but the ensuing chaos, and societal pressure would be palpably real.

The picture accompanying Parker's article shows Trump wearing a brilliant blue lapis-toned neck tie. There's also a  blue dress that can seen in the background. The vantage point of the camera is going upward from a staircase, so it shows the Trumps above the viewer. The gold furniture and wrought iron gate in the doorway completes the setting. Everyone is playing their part, to a T!

Thanks to +Sarine  for finding the image on the left from Apparently, some people in India have picked on the symbolic connection of Trump's tie as well. I tried to find the article it goes with, but the search on the site requires a password. Anyway, Sarine has found some other connections we'll get to in a bit.

Lapis Lazuli is also one of the most fitting symbols for the Grail Stone. As we saw in previous articles, in Wolfram's Parzival, the stone that the archangel Michael strikes from the crown of Lucifer is the one he commands the neutral angels to bring to Earth.

Most sources say that the Grail stone is an emerald or moldavite because they're green-shaded stones. Green is often associated with Lucifer because Venus's color is green. Venus is the morning star and the star that falls from  heaven. However, as this study has shown, that strand of mythic lore is but one of many. There is another layer of meaning in the masonic sources that speak of the lapis lazuli as the lapis exilis.

Another point to consider is that lapis lazuli can be green colored, as well. This occurs naturally when there's an excess of pyrite in proportion to the blue lazurite that is more commonly known. Both types of the rock are beautiful. However, the intense blue stone is the most prized and commercially valuable variety.  

The main reason I bring this up is that when we look at the ancient texts, lapis lazuli is often described as being blue or green. In the case of Inanna, the Sumerian Earth-goddess, she was thought of as having been bedecked with blue lapis.

The tombs of the queens and high-priestesses of the Sumerians tell us that the women who conducted the rites of the Goddess also wore beads of blue lapis in imitation of Inanna. Below are a few of excerpts from the surviving Sumerian tablets from around 2500 BC.
Inanna in her favorable aspect.
"At her mother's bidding, Inanna bathed in water and anointed herself with sweet oil. She covered her body with a grand robe; she also took her pin. She straightened the  lapis lazuli stones on her neck, and grasped her cylinder seal in her hand. The young lady stepped forward as Dumuzid [Tammuz]  pushed open the door, and like a moonbeam she came forth to him from the house. He looked at her and rejoiced in her; he embraced her and kissed her." 
 "No matter how small they are, they are still blocks of lapis lazuli."
"Father Enlil, don't let anyone kill your daughter in the underworld....Don't let your precious lapis lazuli be split there with the mason's stone.... Don't let young lady Inanna be killed in the underworld."
Those three passages illustrate how lapis lazuli has been associated with divinity, royalty and rulership from the dawn of civilization. Lapis Lazuli is the source of the English azure, the French azur, the Arabic, Portuguese and Spanish azul. In short, lapis lazuli is where the concept of  "royal blue" comes from.

Mary as Queen of Heaven
with the solar babe, Jesus. 
Painters have used crushed lapis lazuli as a blue pigment for thousands of years. During the Renaissance, this pigment, also known as ultramarine was so expensive that it was traditionally reserved for the robe of the Virgin Mary. However ,by the time Michelangelo painted The Last Judgement on the upper wall of the Sistine Chapel, he could afford to paint the entire sky with lapis lazuli tones.

Scholars and honest theologians have acknowledged that worship of the Virgin Mary as "Queen of Heaven" is simply a continuation of the Great Goddess tradition. That celestial title was originally Inanna's, the Sumerian goddess. Then through centuries the Babylonian's Ishtar, the Egyptian's Isis, the Canaanite Astarte, the Syrian's Anat, the Celt's Brigid, and even the Nordic goddess Frigga were all known as the "Queen of Heaven."

When we look at the gematria that underlies these relationships, the pattern really begins to take hold. It's important to remember that lapis lazuli is often shortened to lapis.

Lapis = 21 ER |   57 EO  |  83 FB   |  33 Rev. Red.  |
Mary = 21 ER |   57 EO  |  83 FB   |  24 Rev. Red.  |
Azur =  21 ER |   66 EO  |  92 FB   |  24 Rev. Red.  |
Woman = 21 ER | 66 EO |  92 FB   |  24 Rev. Red.  |

A noble lady's headdress from the
 royal tombs of Ur, in Iraq. Lapis
was the adornment of choice, in
 imitation of the goddess, Inanna. 
The color, the stone, and the saint have some correspondences that are notable. The numbers are not as uniform as in the match between Donald Trump and lapis lazuli discussed earlier. However, when we consider that Trump's mother's name is Mary, then we have even more basis to consider the connections being more than coincidental.

I've been promising +Sarine I'd share this connection she found in the Carpenter's Key, a special form of gematria that you can find out more about by clicking the Carpenter's Key tab at the top of the page. In the Carpenter's Key, one of the most important numbers is 1776, for many reasons. I've linked several articles from the blog that illustrate this, here.

Without getting of track, the most obvious thing is 1776 is a BIG year, not only for the US, but for the world. We've all heard about the "Spirit of '76," which publicly is about the professed values of masonry and of Western civilization in general, "equality,  freedom and fraternity."

1776 was the year that Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations, in defense of the "free market." The term free trade has gematria of 1776 in CK. The publishing date for the book was March 9, 1776. 3/9/1776 has date numerology of 33, 105 and 88. Those numbers, the date and the theme of the book, will be the subject of an article to come out soon.

 Edward Gibbon also came out with an important book.The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.

On May 1, 1776 Adam Weishaupt founded the Bavarian Illuminati.

When we consider the gematria of the Carpenter's Key,  Saturn comes through with the sum, 1776. The word Illuminat, which is the German word an individual member of the Illuminati has a CK sum of 1776. It's interesting that Donald Trump also has a CK sum of 1776. Other important terms that have this sum are, hoax, Judgement Day, slavery, witchcraft, patriotic, and order out of chaos. 

We're adding to that list now. Thanks to Sarine for discovering that Azur has a CK sum of 1776 and helping to link the symbolism we're getting into now.

The Collapse of the Azure Window: An Emblematic Event on a Symbolic Day 

Collapse = 29 ER 

On March 8, 2017, Malta's famous Azure Window landmark on the island of Gozo collapsed into the sea. The pictures above show what the formation looked like before and after it fell. I inserted an image of a fine chunk of lapis in the before picture to illustrate the symbolic context of the event.  When one looks through the arch of the window at this angle, with the morning sun shining on limestone outcropping, it is very suggestive of the look of lapis lazuli.

If we start with the date numerology for March 8, 2017. We find that the numbers that we started with in this article are there.

Remember, both Donald Trump and lapis lazuli both equal 48 in English Reduction gematria.

3 + 8 + 20 + 17 = 48

Illuminati = 48 ER  |  Planet Trump = 48 ER  |  As Above, So Below = 48 ER

As above, so below is the foundation of Hermetic philosophy. The use of magic and sorcery thrive on these kinds of correspondences. Just sayin'.

When you break the date down into single digits, the value is 21.

3 + 8 + 2 + 0 + 1 + 7 = 21

Lapis = 21 ER  |  Mary  = 21 ER | Arch = 21 ER |  Saturn = 21 ER  |  Azur = 21

If you count March 8, 2017 and go back 229 days, you arrive at July 22, 2016. That was the day that Pope Francis officially made Mary Magdalene an equal to the Apostles, forever.

227 and 229 are the 50th and 51st prime numbers.
The 50 states of America and the District of Columbia make a set of 50, and then all together,  51.

America = 50 EO  | Conspiracy = 51 ER

Numerically on the calendar, July 22nd is 7/22, or 22/7. 22/7 is a another way of expressing  π.
The Disney film The Little Mermaid. Princess Ariel bondds with Le
Tour's painting "Magdalene with a Smoking Flame." The submersion
of the Sacred Feminine is a constant subliminal theme in Disney.  

Pi, an unsolved mathematical riddle, is a perfect symbol of what Mary Magdalene represents to many, the eternal "Lost Princess." She seems lost to time and the mystery that surrounds her.  Was she a lowly prostitute who mended her ways? That's what the early Church made her out to be.

The Catholic Church distorted her image because of its patriarchal hierarchy. Was she not she a wealthy heiress? The gospels say she was the sister of Lazarus. He's the one that Jesus is said to have raised him from dead. However, the Gnostic gospels and occult tradition throughout Christendom say Mary Magdalene was the wife of Jesus.

As one can see in the still from The Little Mermaid above above, how the strands of the Grail myth come together, I've linked an excellent article, here, that goes into this aspect of the story.
If the Grail legends have any basis in historical reality, here it is, Godefroy de Bouillon a universally acknowledged  decendant of the Merovingian kings of old, and supposedly a great, great...who knows how many times, grandson of Mary Magdalene.

Godefroy was crowned King of Jerusalem in the First Crusade, in 1099. As we've painstakingly documented in previous articles, on his mother's side Donald Trump is said to be a direct decedent of Fulk the Younger, who although not a direct decendant of Godefroy, became King of Jerusalem along with Baldwin II's daughter Melisende in 1131.

On July 22, 1209 the Albigensian people were slaughtered in the Massacre at Béziers. They followed the Cathar faith, which the Church had called heresy. The Albigensians considered Mary Magdalene to be the true founder of Christianity.

Below is a screenshot of +Ti!WaZz's post that first called our attention to the collapse of the Azure Wiondow.

Malta is one of those places in Europe that has more than its share of intrigue and symbolism, which we'll have to explore soon.  In short, one of the most famous secret societies in the world, The Knights of Malta have a long standing association with the island. The Vatican also has a long history of conflict and collusion with the order, that we'll touch on in a bit.

Ti!WaZz also discovered that the distance from the Azure Window to the center of the courtyard of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, Rome is exactly 666 kilometers.

The correspondences continue when we consider that the gematria for Gozo, Malta, which is the full name of the island, matches the day and month of the collapse of the natural arch, March 8th.

3/8 |  Gozo, Malta =  38 ER | 110 EO  |  Azure Window = 38 Septanary  |

38 is a number that has much significant when speaking of death, prophecy, the fate of man and nations.

Death = 38 ER  |  Killing = 38 ER  |  Bible = 38 ER  |  Queen Bee = 38 ER  |  The Donald = 38 ER
Chronos = 38   ER  |  Gold = 38 EO | Apollyon = 38 ER  |  Kronos = 38 -S Ex |  World State = 38 ER

The spelling of Chronos is usually meant to convey the primordial Greek god of time, who is also called Saturn, Pan or Ptah.

If we think about Chronos and how strands of history tend to converge at flash points of the fabric of Time, then March 8, 3/8,or  8/3 is full of ominous signs.

Collapse = 83

3/8/1917 - International Women's Day in first established in the Soviet Union (Russia) That was 100 years ago.

3/8 is the 67th day of the year. Woman = 67 JO

3/8/1920 - The Kingdom of Syria was established  the first independent Arab kingdom of modern times.

3/8/1963 - The Ba'ath Party came to power in Syria.

3/8/1965 - The first American land troops are committed to the Vietnam War

3/8/1983 -  Reagan labeled as the Soviet Union "The Evil Empire"

On the night of 3/8/17 the day of the Azure Window collapse, the lights of the Statue of Liberty somehow just went out and came back on. A coincidence. I don't know, turning the power off for an hour is a pretty easy way to get a powerful message across.

If we turn from Time to Kingship, the spelling of the same god as Kronos transmits his aspect as King of the Golden Age. According to Hesiod, Kronos ruled the world during that far away time of peace and plenty.

Mythology is vague on some things but on this matter, all of the writers are very clear. Kronos was the first and only of the gods to rule and live among men. Zeus, who came after him, ruled from Olympus, removed from the world. Both of these aspects as Ruler of Time and King of the World are looming heavily in our own era, as well.

If we bring things up to now, we'll see a few more relationships that seem to be taking shape. From March 8th  to April 6, the day of the recent bombing of the Syrian airfields, there is a span of 29 days. Reports say the attack was carried out with 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles.

Kronos = 29 ER  |  April = 29 ER |  Tomahawk = 29 ER |  Trump = 29 Rev. Red.  | Aurora = 29 ER  | Melanija =29  |  Melanija is Melania Trump's first name in Slovenian, her native language. Blue Tie = 29 ER

There are a couple of reasons to point out the Aurora connection. First off, there has been a lot of publicity about Donald Trump's Apollo painting and ceiling fresco in his penthouse condo at Trump Tower. I try not to get into interior design, but in this case it's relevant to the discussion. Both the painting and the ceiling fresco depict a grand theme in Neoclassical and Rococo painting, Aurora the goddess of the dawn leading Apollo in his sun chariot.

Below are a few shots from a British tabloid article covering Trump's "classy" digs. They really show how much he seems to identify with the Apollo archetype. According to what is presented in the article, Trump's personal living space is what one would expect from a person who's been inured from birth to greed, money and the will to power.

On the ceiling fresco, Apollo drives his sun chariot across the azure and rosy dawn. You can see that Apollo's panel has a border
that's not as ornate as the one just behind it, with the chandelier. 

The ceiling panel with the more ornate gilding and the chandelier is reserved for Aurora, goddess of the dawn. She's commonly depicted with a torch in neoclassical painting.

The theme of this propaganda piece  is  the apotheosis of Donald Trump. Here's a excerpt from the Mail. "Art of the deal-maker: ... Apollo led by Aurora - the Greek goddess of the dawn, suggesting Trump sees himself in the mold of Apollo,
Zeus's son, and one of the most powerful of the gods
Just as one painting of Apollo and Aurora is not enough, there are at least two statues of Eros and Psyche in Trump's high-rise lair. Eros is the Greek name for the Cupid, and the story is from The Golden Ass of Apuleius. It's interesting to note that C. S. Lewis's last novel Till We Have Faces was a retelling of the Eros and Psyche myth. Although John F. Kennedy died one November 22, 1963, he was not the only one. Both C. S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley also died that day. I'll have to look at that more closely soon.

Getting back to Aurora, in the painting below by Costantino Cedini, we get a clearer sense of what these neoclassical painting of the goddess leading Apollo look like. As can be seen they most often are festooned with mythological symbols. 

God =  17 ER / 26 EO / 71 Eng. Gematria  |  Azure = 26 ER / 71 EO   |  Apollo = 26 ER / 71 EO

Kronos with his sickle can be seen in the foreground shadows. Prometheus with his gift of fire and his punisher, the eagle, are close by. The goddesses Gaia is also in the foreground while Flora, on the left, is poised with her arm upraised to scatter her petals on the Earth. Aurora leads the train with torch held aloft.

As we can see by the images here, the goddess with her flambeau is a motif that did not start with the Statue of Liberty.  After doing a few hours of research, I can say with confidence, the torch-bearing goddesses of antiquity like Aurora, Hecate, Semele and Isis are all varying aspects of the same archetype.  That link takes you to a great article on how all these goddesses interrelated on many interesting levels.  

In the painting La Nuit et l'Aurore by Champaigne, Nuit recedes before Aurora's torch and the break of day.

Aurora = 29 ER |  Fire 29 = ER  |  Light = 29  |  White = 29 ER  |  Violet = 29 ER  |  Black = 29 EO
Three = 29 ER  |

The idea of trinities is fundamental to virtually all religions and systems of thought.
I underlined the io in Violet because that is the phoneme that conveys the meaning of purple. It's also in the name of the sacred isle of Iona, which on its face means 'purple gem," but that's not the only meaning. We'll get to that in a bit.

Perhaps the most revealing title of this goddess of a thousand faces is Diana Lucifera, as she was known in Roman times. 
The Wikipedia article I linked just above shows this bronze statue of Diana Lucifera, which has been in the Vatican's collection, for centuries. The article also outlines the association the goddess with the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights, as shone below.

Diana = 29 EO  |  Island = 29 JR  | Aurora = 29 ER  |  Grail = 29 ER  |  Goddess = 29 Chaldean

The Aurora Borealis is also a symbol of the Grail , as Sylvia Francke shows us in her book The Tree of Life and the Holy Grail. The link has a few pages on the book preview where she illustrates how the aurora works in terms of Grail symbolism. 
Ether = 29 
The photograph of the Northern Lights above was taken on the Island of Mull off the west coast of Scotland. This island is very close to the sacred isle of Iona, the site of St Columba's famous monastery. It's also the burial site for many of Scotland's early kings.

It's also of note that iona (יונה)  is the transliteration of the Hebrew words for dove. The dove was the symbol of St. Columba.

I've never been above the 45th parallel, so I've never had a chance to see the Aurora Borealis. However, I know when I do, it will be a life-changing experience. 

It was not until the 20th century that the Northern Lights could be explained scientifically. They're caused by the electrochemical reaction between solar wind particles and the gasses in the Earth's upper atmosphere, the ionosphere. That's where the electrons of Earth's gasses are ionized, and then give off light as they cool back down.  Different gasses produce different colors. 

The way Sylvia Francke described it is scientifically accurate, except for the words like Christ, Grail, Cup and "etheric forces." Today's scientists usually bristle at such "purple rhetoric,"  that is until that actual see the Aurora Borealis. At that point metaphor and imagery is all one has to describe the indescribable. This is how it was for Norwegian explorer Fridtjof  Nansen. While on expedition and stranded on an ice pack just off the coast Greenland coast he recorded this experience

In the last article, here, I showed how Iona's history plays into the Killing of the King ritual that's Trump seems to have made himself a part of. In other words, I don't think the ritual is leading toward a real assassination. If it does happen, it most likely will be a stage-managed event for propaganda purposes.

There are few places on earth that have as much symbolism and romance connected to it as Iona and it's other names throughout history.  The science of philology has settled on the name that comes from the yew tree, Ioua which means "yew-place" in Gaelic. There is an Irish source from the time of St. Columba, the missionary to the Picts of Scotland, that speaks of a great yew tree on the island.

However, as one can see from the picture below, the trees around the abbey are more like large bushes, which is what one would expect on a windswept island. The linked research above  mentions that yew trees were sacred to the Druids and that Iona was also called Innis Druini, or 'Isle of the Druids.'

Druid = 29 ER |  Church = 29 Rev. Red.  
Vows = 29 Rev. Ord.  |  Bride = 29 ER   

In Shakespeare's Macbeth, Iona is called St. Colme's Inch because of it's tiny size, at about 2 by 3 miles.

Macbeth is buried there, along with 47 other Scottish kings, 8 Norwegian kings and 4 Irish kings. Legends and local tradition in the area both say that Mary Magdalene is also buried at Iona. This article has a link to that information.

Mary Magdalene  = 56 ER | 119 EO |  Star of David = 56 ER | 119 EO
All-Seeing Eye = 56 ER | 119 EO

April = 56 EO  |  Druid = 56 EO |  President= 56 ER

In 1900, the Scottish writer William Sharp, under the name of Finoa MacLeod wrote of  “the old prophecy that Christ shall come again upon Iona.”  I emphasized MacLeod because that happens to be Mary Anne Trump's maiden name. As we've been learning in recent articles, Trump's royal blood from Fulk the King of Jerusalem and later Edward III comes from his mother's side.

He is also descended on his father's side from the Christ family of Bavaria. William Sharp is also known to have been a member of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, otherwise known as Aurora Aurea. 

Other relevant individuals who were members include Aleister Crowley and poet William Butler Yeats. Sharp and Yeats were both active in the Celtic Revival.

To provide a sense of what the Celtic Revival was all about, here's a quick aside. In the painting "Semele" by John Duncan on the left, the torch-bearing goddess we were looking at earlier, here, she is the torch. Semele's orange-tinted hair is all ablaze and flames shoot out from her feet.

Yeats apparently admired the Fiona works more than Sharp himself. This was especially so after he figured out that Sharp was hiding his identity as the real author of the material he liked best under the feminine pseudonym, rather than his "real-life" masculine one.

Ha! What of it? They were all high-level Freemasons  and I'm sure they managed to have a jolly good time, nevertheless.

In any case Yeats and Trump, they go together on so many levels. So let's get on with the closing.

Messiah = 29 ER  | Trump = 29 Rev. Red.  |  Center = 29 ER  |  Antichrist = 29 Chaldean

Yeats = 25 ER -s Exception  |  Trump = 25 ER  |  Yeats = 29 Rev. Red.  | Trump = 29 Rev. Red.

The Second Coming

Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.

Surely some revelation is at hand;
Surely the Second Coming is at hand.
The Second Coming! Hardly are those words out
When a vast image out of Spiritus Mundi
Troubles my sight: somewhere in sands of the desert
A shape with lion body and the head of a man,
A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun,
Is moving its slow thighs, while all about it
Reel shadows of the indignant desert birds.
The darkness drops again; but now I know
That twenty centuries of stony sleep
Were vexed to nightmare by a rocking cradle,
And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?

"The Second Coming"seems to be Yeats poem that people are using to interpret the meaning of the Trump era. I think it's time to consider "Lapis Lazuli," as well.

Lapis Lazuli
by William Butler Yeats

I have heard that hysterical women say
They are sick of the palette and fiddle-bow,
Of poets that are always gay,
For everybody knows or else should know
That if nothing drastic is done
Aeroplane and Zeppelin will come out,
Pitch like King Billy bomb-balls in
Until the town lie beaten flat. 
All perform their tragic play,
There struts Hamlet, there is Lear,
That's Ophelia, that Cordelia;
Yet they, should the last scene be there,
The great stage curtain about to drop,
If worthy their prominent part in the play,
Do not break up their lines to weep.
They know that Hamlet and Lear are gay;
Gaiety transfiguring all that dread.
All men have aimed at, found and lost;
Black out; Heaven blazing into the head:
Tragedy wrought to its uttermost.
Though Hamlet rambles and Lear rages,
And all the drop scenes drop at once
Upon a hundred thousand stages,
It cannot grow by an inch or an ounce.
On their own feet they came, or on shipboard,
Camel-back, horse-back, ass-back, mule-back,
Old civilisations put to the sword.
Then they and their wisdom went to rack:
No handiwork of Callimachus
Who handled marble as if it were bronze,
Made draperies that seemed to rise
When sea-wind swept the corner, stands;
His long lamp chimney shaped like the stem
Of a slender palm, stood but a day;
All things fall and are built again
And those that build them again are gay. 
Two Chinamen, behind them a third,
Are carved in Lapis Lazuli,
Over them flies a long-legged bird
A symbol of longevity;
The third, doubtless a serving-man,
Carries a musical instrument. 
Every discolouration of the stone,
Every accidental crack or dent
Seems a water-course or an avalanche,
Or lofty slope where it still snows
Though doubtless plum or cherry-branch
Sweetens the little half-way house
Those Chinamen climb towards, and I
Delight to imagine them seated there;
There, on the mountain and the sky,
On all the tragic scene they stare.
One asks for mournful melodies;
Accomplished fingers begin to play.
Their eyes mid many wrinkles, their eyes,
Their ancient, glittering eyes, are gay.