The Sirius Mystery
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The Sirius Mystery, by Robert K.G. Temple, is an attempt to prove that visitors from
Sirius landed in the Middle East about 4,500 years ago and left a living occult tradition
in that region and in parts of Africa and Europe. Temple uses two major sources of
Temple finds evidence of similar knowledge in the mythos of the ancient Near East and Egypt, and tries to document a tradition that includes Dante, the Knights Templar, Giordano Bruno, Sir Philip Sydney, and Dr. John Dee.
The Sirius Mystery does not belong in the nut category; the London Times praised Temple's "caution" and "integrity," and the Manchester Guardian called this book "a work of respectable scholarship."
The Sirius Mystery, by Robert K.G. Temple, St. Martin's, New York, 1976