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Rennes les Bains as New Jerusalem

Rennes les Bains in southern France had attracted several cosmic visions. The Blanque-Sals confluence is a kind of Baptismal Font, mixing 5a Magdalene source’s sulphur ‘tears’, ‘White’ Blanque water from 6 Lovers source, ‘Health Bottle’ trickle from 3 Mud Clots source, into salt water from under Mt Bugarach (see Rennes les Bains 5a; and Rennes le Chateau church plan 5; in other posts). Magdalene of Galilee, of hot and salt water for preserving fish and bread, married John Evangelist and moved to France with Lazarus, in Varagine’s Golden Legend.

If the Blanque-Sals confluence  were a Galilee, and its axial opposite at 12 Sals-Rialsesse confluence were a Dead Sea; then Sals is a Jordan; Montferrand a Jericho; and Bains a Jerusalem. Legends are often re-located, partly since the same features are recognised everywhere under different names. The Sals basin also resembles a rectangular walled paradise, bounded east by Montferrand, Cornes, and Soulane hills on the Paris meridian, with three paths; south by Treasure Chest ridge, Charbonniere, with a river ‘gate’ in its middle; west by Rennes plateau with four paths; north by the Rialsesse valley where Cardou and Blanchefort hills flank the river exit ‘gate’.

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New Jerusalem (Iconum Biblicarum, 1630, Strasbourg). All cultures claim a cosmic city, including Babylonia, India, Cambodia, China (see Furter 2016; Stoneprint). Yet all cultures subconsciously build specific cosmic elements into all their works (see Stoneprint Journal 3: Paris. Stoneprint Journal 4: London).

Ulpian (2015) saw a larger area as New Judea, backdrop to his gospel sequel of John Baptist crucified by Pilate, and Christ escaping the Sanhedrin to Egypt to stoke resistance; then to organise churches from Narbonne or Couiza (see Rennes le Chateau map, type 11, in another post); to dictate Revelation to the other John; and to write letters to rebel churches as a ‘resurrected’ king with two sons, instigating the burning of Nero’s Rome. Ulpian’s landscape corners are south-west hill Val Dieu, Valley of God; and south-east Bugarach Mt. In Rev21;10, an ‘angel’ demonstrates from “a great high mountain… holy Jerusalem descending out of heaven… a high wall, twelve gates, angels, tribes, foundations, apostles… a golden reed to measure the city, gates, and wall… 144 cubits (66m) high”, or ‘thick’ in some translations. Serbairou foothill is a rectangle, its features expressing types 5a, 5b, 5c and 6. Archetypal features of 5 include world, ascension, benediction, ritual, assembly, water, angel, judgement, and corner guards (see Tarot trump 5 Pope, and its magnitudes, 20 Judgement and 21 World. See the Types, trumps and hour decans table, in another post). Only subconscious expression could explain the consistent structure in natural and cultural media.

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Joyeuse, palace of privilege, romance and tragedy

At Couiza’s river ford market, Visigoths built a palace with courtyard, moat, crypts, cold room and a tunnel. Its features through the ages expressed type 11 Womb (see Rennes le Chateau map type 11, in another post). Local Cathars lost the palace against royalist crusader Simon de Montfort in the Battle of the Sals (Rialsesse) in 1209. Montford’s commander, Pierre de Voisins, was awarded Couiza and Rennes.

He rebuilt the river palace 1211 and 1231 -1250. Voisins members built Arques corral in 1294. A Voisin daughter married PR d’Hautpoul, who gained Rennes castle in 1422. The last Voisin, Francois, married Jean de Joyeuse 1524. They gained rights to supply wine, olive oil and wheat (also a type 11 feature) to the crown. Joyeuse was made governor of Narbonne, and Lt-Gen of Languedoc.

The couple rebuilt Joyeuse 1540 -1562. Its trapezium plan could incidentally picture constellation Cassiopeia, or Cepheus, or Pegasus. The road from its entrance chapel once ran to Couiza’s St John Baptist church. Joyeuse and his son Guillaume Joyeuse III were bishops of Alet les Bains. Guillaume was a Franciscan pacifist, yet ironically Marshall of France in 1561.

Guillaume’s first son, Duke Anne, was born here, but raised in Toulouse and Navarre. He used Poussin’s father, uncle of baron Arques (see another post; Archetype lives also in Arcadia), as financial advisor (noted Patton). His brother François was a cardinal. Alet Protestants pillaged Couiza and Joyeuse in 1577, probably asking ransom for the vicountess and children. Guillaume and Duke Anne joined annual expeditions against Huguenot protestants in Languedoc and Auvergne with enthusiasm.

The king heaped titles on Anne; Mt St Michel governor; Grand Admiral of France; wedlock to the king’s sister in law, a Mercœur. As Protestant civil violence subsided, Anne repaired Joyeuse. He was made Governor of Normandy, and of Le Havre. The brothers shared Anjou and Alençon. He killed 800 Huguenots in Poitou, the St Eloi massacre of 21 June 1587, a rash duty. He led the army against Huguenots and the king’s arch enemy, Henry of Navarre, but was taken near Bordeaux. He offered a large ransom, but was executed. Anne’s niece sold Joyeuse to the infrastructure investor Claude de Réhé in 1649. Nobles and clergy fled France in the Revolution. The roof collapsed in 1928. Joyeuse was restored after WW2 as a hotel.

Joyeuse castle or palace in Couiza. Its history and legends form part of the grail romances. Duke Anne, foremost noble of France, was born here. He employed Poussin’s father, uncle of baron Arques, as financial advisor. See a Poussin painting with an Arques scenes, in another post; Archetype lives also in Arcadia. (Photo: Belcaire Pyrenees).

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Or order the book, or journal editions; or contribute articles, on edmondfurter at gmail dot com, or +27 (0)11 955 6732, Four Equators Media, Johannesburg. See other posts about Rennes le Chateau and Rennes les Bains on http://www.stoneprintjournal. blog  www.mindprintart.wordpress.com  www.edmondfurter.wordpress.com

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