The Knights Templar: The Essential History / Edition 1

The Knights Templar: The Essential History / Edition 1

by Stephen Howarth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826480349

ISBN-13: 9780826480347

Pub. Date: 08/21/2006

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic


Here is a complete account of one of the strangest phenomena of Medieval history: The Poor Fellow Soldiers of Christ, the Knights of The Temple of Solomon- more popularly known as The Knights Templar. In their brotherhood, the Knights united two conflicting medieval ideals, for they were both monks and warriors, committed to God and commited to war. Charting

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Here is a complete account of one of the strangest phenomena of Medieval history: The Poor Fellow Soldiers of Christ, the Knights of The Temple of Solomon- more popularly known as The Knights Templar. In their brotherhood, the Knights united two conflicting medieval ideals, for they were both monks and warriors, committed to God and commited to war. Charting the rise and fall of The Order, tracing the lives and deaths of its members, examining the motives of its supporters and opponents, Stephen Howarth cuts through the myths and legends and sets out the true historical facts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826480347
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/21/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

The First Crusade and the Birth of the Temple The Temple in Europe The Kingdom beyond the Sea The Temple i n Europe (Part 2) Conspiracy and Arrest The Heresy of Innocence The Infernal Sacrifice

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