Author: Andrew Gough

Oracles of the Dead 1

ORACLES OF THE DEAD

Oracles of the dead are peculiar places. We have grown accustomed to believing that they were all sacred domiciles, where otherworldly events took place in the presence of the gods. However, at the risk of sounding sacrilegious, I believe that this was not always the case. I recently travelled to Baia, Italy, and to the famed oracle in Delphi, Greece, to co-present an episode of director Bruce Burgess’s Forbidden History II. Read more…

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THE INQUISITIONS: ATROCITIES IN THE NAME OF GOD

When director, Bruce Burgess, asked if I would present a television series about the Inquisitions, I complied straight away. Details were not important. I was in. He had me, as they say, at ‘hello’. I have always been passionate about this period of history and had worked with Burgess before, mainly on the UK television documentary series, Forbidden History (I and II). Read more…

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HISTORY OF A HOAX

In Volume 1 of The Heretic Magazine, Editor Andrew Gough exposed the biggest fraud to rock the world of Rennes-le-Château in recent years. It involved the tomb and mummified body of Mary Magdalene, the Ark of the Covenant and even the Loch Ness monster. All feature in this wanton tale of treasure, lies and misdirection that, one way or another, has managed to tick off everyone in the genre. Read more…