The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple / Edition 1by Malcolm Barber
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.
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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