By Edwin Herbert
Alexandria, Egypt / advert 391 ─ while the good temple of Serapis and its library annex are destroyed via the Christian mob, the Neoplatonist thinker Hypatia turns into involved the nice Library may well undergo a similar destiny. She vows to avoid wasting as a lot of the traditional wisdom as she will, specially sure telling records about the origins of Christianity. yet instead of in simple terms hiding the heretical scrolls and codices in barren region caves and hoping for the easiest, Hypatia contrives a much more creative plan. She units up an intricate series of burials, every one of that's ruled by means of real old linguistic and geometrical riddles which needs to be solved to realize entry. just one steeped in Platonic mysticism will be able to find and unlocking the buried secrets.
Oxford, England / June, 2006 ─ American Rhodes pupil Lex Thomasson is distributed to Alexandria to assist a mysterious Vatican team identified basically as "The Commission." They require a consultant in old languages to unravel a chain of Greek secret puzzles in what quickly turns into obvious is Hypatia's old treasure hunt. The Oxford paleographer demonstrates his particular abilities by means of unlocking the secrets and techniques alongside the path. It doesn't take lengthy, notwithstanding, for him to develop into suspicious of the Commission's actual reasons, and the path turns into an ordeal fraught with danger.
The scene alternates among the 2 time classes. In either, assassins lurk and enthusiasts abound. And all alongside, non secular religion and historic fact fight for supremacy.
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Mythos Christos by Edwin Herbert