Chapters of The Da Vinci Code pdf
Chapter 1: The Murder in the Louvre
– Jacques Saunière, the curator of the Louvre museum, is murdered in his own museum.
– Before dying, Saunière leaves a mysterious message and a strange symbol on the floor.
Chapter 2: The Arrival of Robert Langdon
– Robert Langdon, a symbology professor at Harvard, is awakened in his hotel room by a phone call from the French police.
– Captain Bezu Fache of the French Judicial Police requests Langdon’s presence at the Louvre due to Saunière’s murder.
Chapter 3: The Cryptic Message
– Langdon arrives at the museum and discovers that the message left by Saunière is a cryptic puzzle with references to the Holy Grail.
– Sophie Neveu, a cryptologist and Saunière’s granddaughter, helps Langdon in deciphering the message.
Chapter 4: The Chase Begins
– Fache suspects Langdon and Neveu of the murder and tries to capture them.
– Langdon and Neveu manage to escape and go on the run to clear their names.
Chapter 5: The Priory of Sion
– Langdon reveals to Neveu the existence of the Priory of Sion, a secret organization rumored to hold the truth about the Holy Grail.
– They learn that the Priory holds a secret that could destroy the foundations of Christianity.
Chapter 6: Sir Leigh Teabing
– Langdon and Neveu seek refuge with Sir Leigh Teabing, a British Royal Historian and Holy Grail enthusiast.
– Teabing reveals his own theories about the Holy Grail and offers to help Langdon and Neveu find the truth.
Chapter 7: The Rosslyn Chapel
– Teabing believes the Holy Grail is buried beneath Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland.
– Langdon, Neveu, and Teabing travel to Scotland to investigate the chapel and search for clues.
Chapter 8: The Fibonacci Sequence
– Using the Fibonacci sequence, Langdon discovers hidden codes within the paintings of Leonardo da Vinci.
– These codes lead them to believe that a secret regarding Mary Magdalene and the Holy Grail has been hidden for centuries.
Chapter 9: The Knight’s Tomb
– Langdon and his companions uncover the tomb of Sir Isaac Newton in the basement of Rosslyn Chapel.
– Inside the tomb, they find further clues linking Newton to the Holy Grail.
Chapter 10: The Betrayal
– Silas, a devoted follower of a secret sect, discovers the whereabouts of Langdon, Neveu, and Teabing.
– Silas confronts them, leading to a dramatic and violent confrontation.
Chapter 11: The Truth Unveiled
– In a surprising turn of events, Teabing is revealed to be the true mastermind behind the search for the Holy Grail.
– Teabing regrets his actions and helps Langdon and Neveu escape.
Chapter 12: Rose Line and The Louvre Pyramid
– Langdon and Neveu follow the final clue to the Rose Line, the prime meridian in Paris.
– They discover the secret hiding place of the Holy Grail inside the inverted pyramid beneath the Louvre.
Chapter 13: The Final Revelation
– Langdon deciphers the final message left by Saunière, revealing the truth about the Holy Grail and its connection to Mary Magdalene and the bloodline of Jesus.
Chapter 14: The Legacy
– Langdon and Neveu decide to protect the secret of the Holy Grail, ensuring it remains hidden from the world.
– They part ways, with Langdon continuing his work as a symbologist and Neveu embracing her own destiny.
The Da Vinci Code summary