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The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple
     

The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple

by Malcolm Barber
 

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ISBN-10: 0521420415

ISBN-13: 9780521420419

Pub. Date: 02/28/2009

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Founded in 1119 to protect pilgrims in Jerusalem, the Order of the Temple developed into one of the most influential corporations in the medieval world. This complete account separates myth from history in spanning the Order's origins and development through its suppression and afterlife.

Overview

Founded in 1119 to protect pilgrims in Jerusalem, the Order of the Temple developed into one of the most influential corporations in the medieval world. This complete account separates myth from history in spanning the Order's origins and development through its suppression and afterlife.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521420419
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Series:
Canto Book Series
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Origins; 2. The concept; 3. The rise of the Templars in the east in the twelfth century; 4. Hattin to La Forbie; 5. The last years of the Templars in Palestine and Syria; 6. Templar life; 7. The Templar network; 8. The end of the Order; 9. From Molay's curse to Foucault's Pendulum.

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