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August 2007

As per the previous chapter, the significance of Cuneo province needs investigation. While we could have little problem in tracing Saxons proper to the Sequani of Savoy/Swiss realms, we might at first glance find it difficult to see the same (proto)Saxons in Cuneo, except for the fact that the City of Cuneo Arms include a version of the Arms of Saxony, as well as the white horse on purple that was, along with a white horse on red, the "Saxon Horse" for centuries (it evokes the design used by Tuscany, a white Pegasus on a red background).

Evidence for a Cuneo connection to Lusatia/Lusignan, and therefore the "Laus Deo" written unseen atop the Washington Monument, is available in the three red objects beside the white horse (click on Coat at link above to enlarge). If those are horseshoes, then I would suggest Cuneo connection to the Leslies, whom I've traced to the horseshoes of Podkowa Lesna (Poland); this very region/topic was investigated in a previous chapter (i.e. prior to discovering Cuneo), wherein I found exceptional evidence that the very Saxons who settled southern England had been there.

Since learning that "podkowa" means "horseshoe," I've found another Coat using the same horseshoes and nails as used by the Leslies, and to my amazement, since I had been tying blue-blood Wettins to the Wends of Lusatia, the horseshoe design was found on the Wetting Coat!!!!

Compare it with the Leslie Coat.

"Wetting" is not quite the "Wettin" spelling (at the root of the Windsors), but close enough, especially as the first Wetting variation given (at link above) is "Wettyn." See that the Wettin Coat is similar to the Washington Coat, but also a reflection of the red Cuneo bars, and of course note that the Wettyn horseshoes are red, just as they are in the Cuneo Arms. I suppose it's even possible that "Wettin" and "Washing" are merely variations.

North of the Luzern canton, in the canton of Argovia (see Argovia map, there is the Swiss city of Wettingen that could seem pertinent. The Arms of Wettingten use three white stars on blue...perhaps American-flag significant. In the previous chapter, I shared my belief that the Burgh surname was at the very essence of the Freemasonic founders of America, and that the German Burgh Coat uses two white stars on blue. I wouldn't be surprising to find, therefore, that the Wettins and Burghs were somehow the same family. The Lee-Family Coat (displayed at Wikipedia) uses white roses on blue, which is conspicuous because I connected the Lees solidly to the Burgess surname.

Argovia holds the commune Hunzenschwil that uses a gold greyhound on blue, while displays the Lys Coat using three gold greyhounds on blue. As some evidence that this Lys term connects to the fleur de lis (also "fleur de lys"), one greyhound has a white fleur de lis superimposed upon it. Remember, the Lys region of Belgium is suspected by me to be a settlement of the Laz Caucasians, and the Luzern canton (on Argovia's south side) certainly evokes that people. The Dutch spelling of "Lys" is "Leie," wherefore the Lee surname may have roots in Luzern.

It may apply that the Italian Lasso-surname Coat uses two white Zionist stars, but on red...though this is the very symbol and color scheme on the Wassa Coat. The Irish Lassy Crest is a wyvern griffin, but more importantly, the family is traced by to Strongbownian Wales (= the Clare domain) and to a place in Normandy called "Lassy." The article goes on to say that the Gaelic version of "Lassy" is "Leis." Because the Lassy Coat uses a purple lion, I would find it strange if it didn't tie to the Spanish Luz surname, for it too uses a purple lion. This Luz family was first found in Aragon, which picture is an exceptionally close match with Argovia and it's Luzern Canton!

It should be added that the purple lion appears on the Spanish Arms and denotes Leon, Spain...wherefore we might ask if Leon and the Lee surname had connected at some point. In any case, the Lys (and perhaps "Lee") terms may actually have derived from "lion," and I do remind you that the Laz Caucasians were married to the Nergal lion. I've noted the city of Burgo in the Leon kingdom (see map at webpage below), though many places had that name. It's interesting that Robin (a porphyry victim), has traced the purple disease, porphyry, to royals of Castille, but never did she share with me the purple of Leon, for it might possibly be a symbol of that "royal disease."

Lusatia was a Hohen domain, remember. And so we find that, to the east of Hunzenschwil, there is the city of Staufen. Since this part of Switzerland is near the German border where the Hohenstaufens ruled, the conclusion seems easy enough...that Hohenstaufens of Staufen, Germany, probably had something important to do with Staufen, Switzerland. Do the three gold cups in the Arms of Swiss Staufen indicate that the holy-grail cult was there? On the southern border of Staufen municipality there is Seon. Hmm. Could this be an extension of Sion in the canton of Valais?

Argovia is Hohen-conspicuous also because the (Swiss) cities of Baden, Brugg and Leufenburg are near one another. Baden of Germany was a Hohenstaufen stronghold, and Brugg evokes Bruges (Dutch = "Brugge") in Flemish Belgium, while Leufenburg evokes Leuven, also in Flemish Belgium. The Lys river also flows through Flanders.

When I first started getting whiffs of Hohen involvement in Switzerland, I could not have expected better evidence than this. I always wonder, as you must, why Swiss bank accounts exist in an extraordinary way, and of course I am asking if the reason has to do with Switzerland having been a home-base for the worldwide "Jewish" Illuminati.

Remember my wild theory of the previous chapter, that Wilma Flintstone depicted the Vlaams=Flemings, that "Flintstone" was code for Flanders, and that Betty and Barney depicted the royal houses of Wettin and Brunswick (Barney wore brown). Again, the city of Wettingen is smack beside Baden, as you can see on the Argovia map. And a Brunegg is situated nearby in Lenzburg (where also Staufen and Hunzenschwil are located). The first Hohenstaufen to rule Swabia (where Staufen, Germany, is located), was Frederick I. Coincidences?

I was seeking the Arms of Windsor to see if the blue that Betty wore could be found upon them, only to discover that these Arms are not straight-forward to find online. Then I found the Arms of Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha, even better (for blue-blood royals descend from this House). A red-and-white stripped lion of Thuringia takes second priority beside a central Arms of Saxony, and incorporating a green symbol. Moreover, the flag of Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha is simply two green bars alternated with two white bars.

I still haven't nailed down the origin of the green dragon, but as the Lombard domain of northern Italy uses a white symbol on green (see flag of Lombardy), perhaps green was a depiction of Lombard stock. As Lombards were a Suebi tribe, the green should trace to Swabian stock (because "Suebi" is a variant of "Swabia"). A look at the Arms of Saxony at the webpage below reveals some distinct green, amid what appears to me to be the black and gold colors of the Hohens of Flanders (not to mention that they evoke the French Levy Coat).

My only previous stab at the green dragon was at the Amazons, including the Picts, and just now I realize that there is indeed a connection to Lombards. For as Amazons are reported as a peoples who had their women go to war along with the men (and as Picts chose their rulers on the mother' bloodline), so there is a myth wherein Lombard women went to war with their husbands, and in fact, this myth says that Lombards received their alternative name, Longobards, when their women at war tied their long hair to their faces to disguise themselves as men. This was not likely a real event, but rather the myth seemingly has the specific purpose of identifying the Lombards as Amazons.

Remember here that I am tracing Sitones to Sion, which is also called "Sitten," and so let me remind you of what Tacitus said of the Sitones, that their "sovereignty is exercised by a woman." The significance of identifying this Saxon dragon as an Amazonian people is in the previous chapter's emphasis on the Meschin surname, which I entertained as a Meshech variant (I have long identified Amazons as the Meshech).

The significance of Lombards in the dragon picture under discussion is that they came to rule northern Italy (6th century AD), and in fact their Lombardy region covered the entire Savoy realm. Lombards may have been in Italy to defend their Sequani ancestors from the Byzantines who had conquered northern Italy. In any case, it just could be that American Freemasons stem from Lombards. Keep in mind here that I had identified the Suebi/Swabians as the Sabina Italians who named Savona at the southern end of Savoy realms, and that these were traced back to lake Sevan in Caucasia, which was itself symbolized by a white swan...suggesting that the white symbol of the Savoy/Swiss region may not represent snow on the Alps, but rather the white-swan Persians known to evolve into Amazonian and Cimmerian scythians of Caucasia.

The Sabini then traced back to Spartans (by writings not my own), while the swan was made (by Greek myth) a symbol of the mythical Spartan, Pollux. I had suggested to my Pollock-surnamed friend that her surname may have been in honor of this Pollux, as he evolved from the Veneti to the Vandals to the Poles. Later I suggested further that the earliest-known Pollock ancestor, "Fulbert the Saxon," was a Longobard. At that time, I made the suggestion, not because the Pollock Coat uses a green background (I didn't know then that green was the Lombard color), but because I suspected "Fulbert" to mean "full beard." When I saw that the English Crispin Coat uses the same green and gold colors as the Pollock Coat, and a Saxon sword as the Crest, I suspected Pollock ties to the Crispins. I will add that the Lombard surname of England was first found in Renfrewshire (Scotland), the very location that the Pollocks moved to!

In the Longobard myth, the Lombards are at war with the Vandals because the two lived side-by-side in "Scadanan," a term evoking the "Scatinavia" of Skanelanders. Although this may resolve that the green dragon cult derives from Amazons who became the Suebi (perhaps the green bar of Italy's flag, next to red and white bars, depicts Lombardy), it says nothing of the blue dress that Betty Rubble wore, nor the blue-blood that the English royals glory in. Dramatically, my Pollock-surnamed friend also has porphyry (she introduced me to Robin), a disease named after "purple urine," though some who seek the disease as it passed through Stewarts and royals/nobles of Europe are tying the phrase, "blue-blood," to that disease.

The only blue in the Arms of Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha is the background to the Thuringian lion, and so note that "Thuringen became a possession of the Wettin family in 1247. The Wettin family were Dukes of Sachsen..."!! Zikers! It fits (for I say "Betty" was code for the Wettins). Moreover, blue blood may now be suspect as honoring the Thuringi. The blue background of the Thuringian flag is laced with eight white Zionist stars! Of course, Turin/Torino (major center in Piedmont) comes to mind, and indeed the background in the Arms of Turin is British-blue if ever I saw it. "Thuringia" was also "Turingia" and "Toringia."

In case you're wondering, as I was, about the blue symbol in the Cuneo Arms, it's called a "Lambello." It "indicated that SAVOIA were Princes of Piedmont..." Again, blue seems to be the Piedmont color.

Connection between Savoy and England is apparent in this statement: "...between 1188 and 1277 English Kingdom used a red flag with a argented [white] cross. From 1263 that flag was always used by Savoia, in some variants. It was *officially* adopted by Amedeo V, Conte of Savoia from 1285..."

I am confident that Thuringia was a German extension of Turin, but I'd also go further back in time to Thuria of Messene. With that in mind, see a black lion (on gold) with two tails (i.e. forked tail) at the website above (or click here). This is the Meissen lion: "Meissen was the first county acquired by the Wettin family and the lion is used by all branches of the family." Hmm, the black lion on gold belongs to both the Hohens and to Flanders, but the forked tail was also a symbol of the Montfort and Burghersh (= Burgess) surnames (see previous chapter).

You're reading this material only because, by freak chance, I stumbled over an obscure Monfort town in Cuneo. In the map of Cuneo province, Monfort is not shown but is in the Langhe region shown. The full name is Monforte d'Alba, wherefore it's in the area marked "Alba." I suspect that it was a variation of nearby "Montferrat" (also "Monferrato") in Piedmont...and it's interesting that the Byzantine, Maria the Porphyrogenita, had Renier of Montferrat for a husband.

This is extremely interesting because Robin had been seeking porphyry in the Byzantine royals at the time that I was seeking the Byzantine link to the dragon cult of western Europe (Byzantines used purple as their sacred color, as per their "Porphyrogenita" title). Robin has traced the Comnenos Byzantines to the Spanish/Aragon/Leon royals, and per chance she and I are tracing the very same bloodlines for different reasons. When I showed her the Babenberg ancestry of Poppa of Valois (she traced the disease to her as well), she heartily agreed that the disease passed through the Babenbergs. And so look at this:

Renier of Montferrat (11621183; in Italian, Ranieri di Monferrato) was the fifth son of William V of Montferrat and Judith of Babenberg. He became son-in-law of the Byzantine Emperor Manuel I Komnenos..."

The child (Conrad I of Jerusalem) of William Montferrat and Judith Babenberg became the king of Crusader Jerusalem. Conrad's daughter (Maria) became queen of Jerusalem. Her daughter (Yolanda) in turn also became queen of Jerusalem, but with a Hohen (Frederick II, Roman emperor) as king of Jerusalem.

Babenbergs were also named "Frederick," and in Franconia they warred against the rival house of rulers having the name "Conrad" (called "Conradines"...who derived from the duke of Thuringia!). I still hold out that "Conrad" derives from "red Cohen," for Hohens used red checks instead of the Cohen blue. I also hold out that the checks (of a checkerboard) were a symbol of the Amorian Byzantines (explained earlier in another chapter), as evidenced on their coins. Note that Theophanu/Theophania, a Byzantine, became the wife of Roman emperor, Otto II, a direct imperial descendant of the one (Henry the Fowler) whom Conrad I (a Conradine) had crowned as king.

It very much appears that a Hebrew-Rus bloodline ruled the Roman empire for quite some time, probably by Design, though do understand that the Roman empire was, and will be again for a short time, the arch enemy of that Designer. Note the green clothes on Otto II and his son, Otto III (website below), who were rulers from Saxony. But also see that the clothes are green and red, indicating possibly that the Hohens were in their ancestry.

The marriage of Theodora Komnenos into the Babenbergs seems very interesting for me, because her father Andronikos Comnenus traces back through his Georgian mother to David IV of Georgia (who was involved in Templarism at Jerusalem and falsely claimed to be from king David of Israel; to so falsely claim is standard gnostic practice, the idea entertained by snots that they must be high in God's economy). You see, I must find why the early Templar-honoring English honored Georgia, and since Babenbergs are now suspect as a sacred root of the English royals (probably the Stewart royals), this marriage may be a crux through which the gnostic Georgians passed through to Templar England. I saw glimpse (and wrote about it) that the Bagratids led to the Wends of Holstein (probably a latter part of the Windsor/Wettin root), and so I'll add that the city of the Cenomani was "Vindinium." The following shows Wettin connection to the Babenberg kingdom:

"The male line of the Babenbergs became extinct when [Frederick II] was killed in battle in 1246 (the Henneberg branch of the Franconian Babenbergs lived on until 1583 when its lands where divided among the two branches of the Wettin family)" (round brackets not mine).

In the Arms of Saxony, the Henneberg Arms are included. The Henneberg house was powerful in Thuringia. In their Thuringian domain, there was the town of Wasungen. Hmm. On the Werra river. Hmm again. I just about had a heart attack when I discovered this: "Babenberg dukes were descended from Byzantine emperors - it was almost a custom to always have a bride with Greek imperial blood." You see, I had found that the Freemasons of America trace most-sacredly to Babenbergs, and previously had suggested a trace of the same Freemasons to ancient Amorites and therefore to the Amorian-sect Byzantines. On top of that (not bragging, just emphasizing that this weary hound is at least on the right scent), I had theorized that Cohens, and therefore Hohens, were from the Byzantine-Khazar mix of blood in Melissena (wife of Inger).

I think what I'm picking up is that Babenbergs were Cohens of some sort, and therefore from royal Byzantine blood. I will look into the possibility as I go along, and will report my findings in a future chapter. I should also share that the German Burgh Coat (two white stars on blue, plus a gold bar) is similar to the French Babin Coat.

More than any other Alba term, I think Monforte d'Alba links to the mythical elves of Vere and Tolkien importance (I suspect Vere roots in the Fer terms of north Italy, and therefore Montferrat is suspect). I think it links to the Helvetii Celts, for, on this intricate map of Gaul, the Helvetii are situated next to the Sequani. Then see "Lemanus" on the north shore of lake Geneva (and ask if this was not named by the Sintians and other dwellers of Lemnos), who must surely have become the Lemovices and Santones Celts seen to the west of the Sequani. Recalling that the Sequani likely trace to Scatinavia/Skaneland = the makings of "Scandinavia," let me say that Lemnos possesses the ancient community of Skandali.

Note the city of Tigurini north of Lemanus, a term evoking mythical Vortigern, as well as Digora in North Ossetia. I am reminded of Winnie the Pooh, whom I had gleaned as the Veneti (or even the Vinilli, thought to be Lombards by some) on the Po river. Note that in that cartoon, there is a "Tigger" character. As for the Piglet character, perhaps the pagan boar symbol (a symbol of the Veres and Pollocks).

Remember, I'm tracing the Alans of Ossetia to "king Arthur" of the Redones. The mythical Eridanus river, shown as the Rhodanus on this map, is where mythical Phaethon settled. I've concluded that both Phaethon and the related mythical term, Aedon, depicted the Haedui region seen on the map, where the city of Autun (not shown) was located (one can see the similarities between "Aedon", "Phaethon" and "Haedui"). To the immediate east of the Haedui region was Savoy, Switzerland, and Piedmont, explaining how the Phaethon-dragon cult arrived there. As the dragon cult has been connected by myself strongly to the Aelurci Celts (which included the Eburovices and Cenomani), read the following that, in my italics, connects the Aelerci with Phaethon (round brackets never mine in a quote, square brackets usually mine):

"First mentioned by Ptolemy (Geography 2.8.8), the Roman city Vindinium was the capital of the Aulerci, a client tribe of the Aedui. Le Mans is also identified as the town known as Civitas Cenomanorum (City of the Cenomani)." [Vindinium and Le Mans were one.]

If you were in my shoes, and writing independently on the one hand that the dragon bloodline went through the Eburovices and Cenomani, and independently on the other hand that it was depicted by Phaethon, only to discover years later that the two entities were one and the same peoples, you'd find it as satisfying as I do. This find now makes it possible to trace the Eburovices and Cenomani to the Merovingian Franks as much as we can trace Phaethon, of Merops' Ethiopia, to legendary Merovee.

The question then becomes, were the Cenomani the namers of Cuneo (also "Coni") province? Consider that

About 400 BC, under the leadership of Elitovius (Livy V.35), a large number of the Cenomani crossed into Italy, drove the Etruscans southwards, and occupied their territory. The statement of Cato (in Pliny, Nat. Hist. III.130), that some of them settled near Massilia in the territory of the Volcae...Livy gives their chief towns at Brixia (Brescia) and Verona; Pliny, Brixia and Cremona"

The German map of old Europe has Brescia and Verona marked. Brescia is not far from Langhe, Cuneo. Cremona is not marked but is closer still to Cuneo; like Cuneo, the Arms of Cremona use three red bars as symbol.

The settling of the Cenomani also at Massalia at the mouth of the Rhodanus (now the Rhone) and near the Volcae may indicate their being from mythical Vulcan = the Greek Hephaestus (note how close Eburum is to Volcei on this ancient map of Lucania, as though highlighting the Eburovices-Cenomani alliance). As Hephaestus depicted a scythian peoples in Lemnos, I'll add that south of Cuneo is the town of Limone Piemonte (using a Lemon as symbol, however). Perhaps the most important point is that Cuneo/Coni was situated smack beside Genoa, wherefore the Cenomani may have named both it and Geneva (Switzerland). In this picture, the Cenomani may trace back to Genusia of southern Italy (see map above). As Lemnos was not far off the coast of Lydia, where the Lasonii lived, so we find that Lausanne was on the northern coast of lake Geneva (see German map of old Europe).

Keep in mind as I continue that Lydians were made sons of the god, Manes, a term that I think persisted across Europe as far as Mona, Man, and Manannan of Avalon. I do not know if the Limone term in Cuneo connects with the Lemanus term on the shore of Geneva, but do note how "Lemanus" is virtually "Le Mans" (home of the Cenomani). In fact, lake Geneva is lake Leman to the French.

Moreover, an argument can be made to identify "Le Mans" with the god Manes simply because the territory surrounding Le Mans is Maine. I'd suggest that the Cenomani carried the Manes name (depicting Maeonian-based Lydians) and thereby named both Maine and Le Mans...and finally Mona and Man of Avalon. As I had traced the Phaethon dragon from Merops' Ethiopia to the Sparta under codewords "Agamemnon" and "Menelaus," the Cenomani had to come from those Spartan codes. I will therefore trace the Cenomani to the Mani peninsula in Sparta (after which I say Menelaus was named,) where the city of Laas sat...which I reason is the basis of the wicked Laus term, and therefore the root of Lausanne. This is an excellent place to repeat that the alternative name of the Laz Caucasians was "Chani," as that might just explain the "Ceno" portion of "Ceno-mani." If true, the Cenomani were of the Laz/Ladon dragon.

I have already traced the Maeonians to the Meon term of Hampshire (south-central England), a Saxon domain, but how very advantageous to be able to do much better by tracing the Maeonians to the Cenomani. The peoples of Le Mans were named "Manceaux," evoking the Manx peoples who founded the Isle of Man, but as the Sintians were on Lemnos, and as I am tentatively tracing the Sintians to Sion of Switzerland, note that the Isle of Man has a "Santon" location. Therefore, it seems fairly plausible that the Cenomani were related to side-by-side Lemovices and Santones Celts (see intricate map of Gaul). On that map, Kent is stamped "Cantii," evoking Candia in Savoy realms.

It is known that the Menapii (at the mouth of the Rhine) were from/on the Isle of Man, and so see the Eburones beside them. I'm keeping an eye out for an Ebur=Verona equation, because I think the Cenomani were in northern Italy with the Eburs...who I also think named Brixia. It may be that the Eburs of Brixia were the Ebroicum of Normandy, while the Eburs of Verona were the Eburones (to the north of the Ebroicum).

There on the map you see the Chatti upstream on the Rhine, whom I and others suggest were the Catuvellauni in England...whom were in association with the Iceni/Cenimagni (webpage below) on/off the Thames river. A ruler of the Catuvellauni was Cunobelinus, and he had ruled in Kent. There among the Cenimagni were the Segontiaci and the Bibroci, what I would suggest had been the Sequani (near lake Geneva) and the peoples of Bibracte (to the west of the Sequani).

Apparently, then, the Cenomani (of France and Italy) had been allied to the Sequani (as expected by me)...and to the Bibracte kingdom (wherein the "Ethiopian" Aedui lived). Indeed, note "Sequana" stamped beside the Cenomani of Normandy; that's the old name of the modern Seine river, a term that was "Sicauna" to the Gauls.

For me it's a shut case: Merovingians were from the Aedui. But a peoples are not always from just one tribe/line, and as they're at times from more than just two when grandparents are included, it justifies a Merovingian trace to the Saxons as well. As Merovingians considered themselves a holy-grail peoples, they are highly suspect (by me) also as the Chatti...and do note the "Sugambri" smack next to the Chatti, which I would peg as Sicambrian Franks (i.e. a major portion of Merovingian make-up). The mythical Quinotaur that depicted Merovingians suggests five major/valued roots to their bloodline.

Merovingians are traced to the Salian Franks near the mouth of the Rhine, but as yet I do not know how much the local Menapii contributed to them, although if the Menapii were a branch of Cenomani (since I'm assuming now that the Cenomani originated pertinent Man-like terms), I'd be very open to a special Merovingian connection to the Menapii.

In England, the Durotriges can now be identified as the namers of Durocortorum (France), for this city was beside Bibrax (a significant distance north of Bibracte). The Catalauni (of Belgium) are right there across the stream from Durocortorum, and it is evident enough that they, in England, became the Catuvellauni. Bibrax was a town of the Remi peoples, and Durocortorum (modern Reims) was their capital. French kings were crowned at Reims in a pattern following/honoring the baptism of Clovis (a major early Merovingian), who was baptized there by the dragon-infested Vatican (that had agreed to rule the world in an alliance with Clovis).

"Clovis was baptized by Remi, the bishop of Reims, in a ceremony with the oil of the sacred phial (an eagle-shaped "Ampulla") which was believed to have been brought from heaven by a dove for the baptism of Clovis and was preserved in the abbey of St. Remi. For centuries the events at the crowning of Clovis I became a symbol used by the monarchy to claim the divine right to rule."

This is where the phrase, "Holy Roman Empire" derives. As holy as dragon turd, that is, a blasphemy in the eyes of Christ.

It's hard to figure from these things whether Clovis was himself related to the Remi, and while I don't know where that term originated, the Duro capital suggests to me such terms as Thurii (south Italy), Thuria and Thuringia. The Messenian location of Limnae, shown just east of Thuria, might be pertinent, for the Lemnos dragon cult must pass through Messene (Greece) before reaching Italy and Germanic realms. The fleur de lis symbol of Clovis had blue for a background!! See the French Arms before 1376. Now, if Betty's dress had a gold fleur de lis...

When the Thurri re-settled the vacant Muse city of Sybaris (see ancient map of Lucania), Herodotus was among the settlers. Much of what I have uncovered is thanks to his historical (and not-so-historical) writings...apparently from secret-society documents in his possession. Note the city of Scidrus on the Lucania map, founded by Sybarites according to Wkipedia; the root of the term evokes "Scatinavia." Laus was also founded by Sybarites (according to the same article and others).

Wikipedia reports at the article above that "de Lys" was an official name granted by the French crown to the family of Joan of Arc. But at the Joan of Arc article, we find that: "At the age of 16 [Joan of Arc] asked a kinsman, Durand Lassois..." Coincidence? Could this surname connect to the Lassy surname (from Lassy, Normandy), which family was granted a castle in Yorkshire? Could the fleur de lys trace back to this surname, or to the surname's stock? REmember, the Sybarites were from a location, Bura, in Greece, the region that was the very makings of the Brutium and Calabria terms.

The significance of the Stura valley, from which the Stura river begins before flowing through Cuneo, may be in the Sintians of the Strymon river. After all, as Sintians were on Lemnos too, so the Stura flows not far from Limone Piemont. It then flows through/past Burgo. Hmm. See the Stura valley in south-west corner of Cuneo Province. As some evidence that mythical Satyrs were in Stura, there is, just six miles northeast of the city of Cuneo, a town of Castelletto Stura bordering Centallo just two miles away, the latter term evoking the Satyr-related Centaurs.

Stura evokes Styria (Austria), the duchy of which "was created by Frederick Barbarossa in 1180...With the death of Ottokar (1192), [Styria] fell to the Babenberg family, rulers of Austria..." Frederick was a Hohen. The article (below) shows the green background in the Arms of the Duchy of Styria.

It has been my opinion for many chapters that "centaur" is a mythical code for the founders of Kent, and while those founders are stamped "Cantii" on Celt maps, I might trace the Cantii to Centallo just due to the Kent-Candia connection that I feel certain about. More recently, I developed the theory that the founders of Kent had been Sintians, the god of whom was Sandon (the lion of Lydia). It's even possible, in light of "Lemnos" being named after Manes (as "Le Mans" appears to be), that the "Sinti" of Lemnos evolved into the "CenoMani."

It's interesting that the three mythical Centimani were named Cottus, Briareus, and Gyge, for Cottus would appear to be Cotys, son of Manes, while Gyge would appear to be the Gyges term that was innate to Lydia (the Manes-Cotys-Attis line gave birth to mythical Lydus = Lydia). It may be that there were in fact an historical people that sounded like "Centimani" (the Cenomani, of course), and that only after some time did myth writers depict them as having one hundred hands due to the similarity of their name to "centi mani" (= 100 hands).

If Satrys/Centaurs were on the Stura river, I would be inclined to peg them as the Edones of the Strymon river (anciently "Struma" or "Strymonas"), and indeed certain Sithones (very close to Tacitus' "Sitone") were a branch of Edones. Although "Struma" appears to have an "m" as part of the root (so as to disqualify its connection to the Stura), it may have been a development from "Strymonas," which may not have had the "m" as part of the root...i.e. so that it was originally intended as Stry-Monas. In this way, Strymon connection with the Stura is more plausible.

In the sense that it evokes Cuneo somewhat, it's probably a coincidence that inhabitants of Kos were named Coens. As I'm keeping an eye out for the ancestry of the Templar-related Bjelbo rulers of Sweden, I should mention Cossano Belbo, a town some 35-40 miles northeast of Cuneo. Bordering it are Santo Stefano Belbo and Rocchetta Belbo. That's three communities side-by-side named Belbo.

The house of Bjelbo was Zionist in the Templar sense, and it's family stock came to rule Jerusalem in reality, and rules to the modern era if I am correct in tracing the gold lion on blue background used by the ancient House of Bjelbo to the blue lion on gold of the Templars and of the modern Arms of Jerusalem.

I spent considerable time seeking the whereabouts of Belbo in relation to Monfort (of Cuneo), and finally I found that Belbo was on the Langhe border (all I know about Monfort's location is that it's in Langhe). I almost suffered a heart attack when in the course of this search I found the website below reporting that the people of Bra (off the Stura river) are called "Braidesi." For I had already written the following on the Montfort surname, when seeking the roots of the white Montfort lion (this quote was to be included in this very chapter anyway, just about at this point!):

"The white lion in England is from the arms of the Mowbray family, Lords of Melton for over 300 years, whose arms (a white lion rampant on a red field)..." (brackets not mine)

See the Coat of William of Montbray (died 1223). This coat is on the webpage below, immediately above the coat of Simon de Montfort (died 1265), a coat that is exactly the same, except that the Montfort lion has a double tail. A related website says that "Guillaume de Montbray is known as William de Mowbray in England."

On the same Mowbray surname, says: "The name, however, is a reference to the family's place of residence prior to the Norman Conquest of England in 1066, Montbrai, in La Manche, Normandy." That allows the Montforts, also of Normandy, and also using a white lion on red, to be of Montbrai. "The Bray family lived in Berkshire where the local Brai is listed in the Domesday Book. Originally, the name is a reference to the town of Bray, near Evreux, Normandy, where the family lived prior to the Norman Conquest of 1066." [The quote above has been removed, as of September 2007, from the webpage below. ]

That would seem to clinch a Bra identity for the obscure Monfort location in Cuneo. And, zowie, while Evreux was the city of the Eburs, "Bra" looks as though it could have been an Ebur term. As the Brais=Brays lived near Berkshire, while "Bray" modifies to "Brag," the Brays may even have been the proto-Burghs/Burgess' (since I have connected the Burgess term to the Montfort name in other ways). Nennius said that the sons of the Herminones included Burgundians. Hmm.

Having just wondering at the top of this chapter if the city of Burgo, to the south-east of in Leon, was associated with the Burgh surname under scrutiny, I'll add that (on the same map at webpage below) there is, among only a few cities shown, a "Braga" to the south-west of Leon.

Keep in mind that I have not yet fully concluded where the red triple chevron stems from, either the Burghs or the Rollo Sinclairs, but that I have been leaning, and now am leaning further, toward Turin/Piedmont.

As the Bra peoples (of Cuneo) were/are called "Braidesi," they might even have been the Bruttii en route to founding Britain, perhaps even the peoples from the Bradanus river (Lucania) where is found Genusia. The latter term could have evolved into Genoa, Geneva and/or Cuneo, but let me remind you that England took it's flag from Genoa. The latter term looks all the more like "Ceno(mani)." Genoa was a Ligurian stronghold from far back, and so take a look at the flag of Liguria to see that the Zionist star was big around those parts.

[Update September 9, 2007 -- I just found that the third king of Templar Jerusalem, Baldwin II, was the son of Guy I, "the second lord of Bray"! End Update

As for the etymology of Cuneo, Britannica says that the term means "wedge" i.e. where two valleys meet, one being the Stura valley. The other valley is the Gesso valley, and shockeroonies if that doesn't evoke the Gaco/Wassa (i.e. proto-Washington) surname)...which uses a Zionist star. gives the following G-versions of "Wassa," and we do indeed see several Gesso-like terms: Gaish, Gash, Gason, Gasson, Gaze, Gace, Gaco. It's now justified to ask whether the two red stripes in the flag of Cuneo are somehow the basis for the double-stripe in the Wassa Coat.


Merops to Merovee
More insights on the nature of Thuringia
as it evolved from the Zeus cult
into various Germanics.

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