The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple / Edition 1 by Malcolm Barber | 9781107604735 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple / Edition 1

The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple / Edition 1

by Malcolm Barber
     
 

ISBN-10: 1107604737

ISBN-13: 9781107604735

Pub. Date: 03/31/2012

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:
9781107604735
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2012
Series:
Canto Classics Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
466
Sales rank:
323,198
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(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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