Templars: Selected Sources

Overview


The Templars were members of a monastic order established in 1099 after the success of the First Crusade. Enjoying the support of both the Church and the laity and vowed to poverty, chastity and obedience, these 'fighting monks' were the vital defenders o. A unique collection of translated sources documenting the origins of the Order and the circumstances of its suppression and dissolution. Offers a valuable insight into the lives of those who joined, supported, and attacked this most fascinating and enigmatic ...
See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (3) from $53.05   
  • New (1) from $86.05   
  • Used (2) from $53.05   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$86.05
Seller since 2008

Feedback rating:

(215)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New

Ships from: Chicago, IL

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview


The Templars were members of a monastic order established in 1099 after the success of the First Crusade. Enjoying the support of both the Church and the laity and vowed to poverty, chastity and obedience, these 'fighting monks' were the vital defenders o. A unique collection of translated sources documenting the origins of the Order and the circumstances of its suppression and dissolution. Offers a valuable insight into the lives of those who joined, supported, and attacked this most fascinating and enigmatic of institutions. Examines the many and varied facets of the Order's activities during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. There is no other book of translated sources devoted in its entirety to the Templars.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"The book comprises a very substantial collection of translated material illustrative of its history. The introduction is lucid and beautifully written, and the collection will be an asset for third-year courses at universities." Professor Jonathan Riley-Smith, Cambridge University
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780719051098
  • Publisher: Manchester University Press
  • Publication date: 10/11/2002
  • Series: Manchester Medieval Sources Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.28 (h) x 1.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Malcolm Barber is Professor of Medieval History at the University of Reading

Keith Bate was Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Reading

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Series editor's foreword
Preface
Chronology
Notes
Maps
Historical Introduction 1
Foundation 25
1 William of Tyre (early 1180s) 25
2 Michael the Syrian (early 1190s) 27
3 Walter Map (between 1181 and 1193) 29
4 Ernoul (early 1190s) 30
The First Rule 31
5 Latin Rule of 1129 31
Initial doubts 54
6 Letter of Hugh 'Peccator' to the Templars in the East (c. 1128) 54
Papal privileges 59
7 Omne Datum Optimum (29 March 1139) 59
8 Milites Templi (9 January 1144) 64
9 Militia Dei (7 April 1145) 65
The field army in action 67
10 French Rule (c. 1165) 67
Outremer 73
11 The attack on the Assassin envoy (1173): William of Tyre 73
12 The attack on the Assassin envoy (1173): Walter Map 76
13 Grant of the castle of Ahamant by King Amalric of Jerusalem (17 January 1166) 77
14 Jacob's Ford (Beit al-Ahzan): William of Tyre (1179) 78
15 Athlit (Pilgrims' Castle): Oliver of Paderborn (1217-18) 82
16 Rebuilding of the castle of Safad (1241-44) 84
Iberia 93
17 Grant of the castle of Granena by Raymond Berenguer III, Count of Barcelona and Provence (14 July 1130) 93
18 Grant of the castles of Monzon, Mongay, Chalamera, Barbara, Corbins and Remolins by Raymond Berenguer IV (27 November 1143) 95
Letters from the East 97
19 Geoffrey Fulcher, Preceptor of the Temple, to King Louis VII of France (1164) 97
20 Philip of Plessis, Master of the Temple, to Arnold, Abbot of Citeaux (19 June 1202) 99
21 Thomas Berard, Master of the Temple, to Amadeus of Morestello, Treasurer of the Temple in England (4 March 1260) 101
Crusading plans in the early fourteenth century 105
22 The report of James of Molay (1306-7) 105
Devotional literature and objects 111
23 The Vision of St. Paul written for Brother Henry of Arcy (between c. 1160 and c. 1180) 111
24 Templar relics at Acre: Antonio Sicci of Vercelli (1 March 1311) 115
Religious life 117
25 French Rule (before 1187) 117
26 French Rule (between 1257 and 1267) 124
Pilgrims and hospitals 126
27 Financing a pilgrimage from Zaragoza (October 1135) 126
28 The pilgrimage of Pons Lautier of Colonzelle (June 1160) 126
29 Grant of a hospital and chapel near Testona (undated, but perhaps 1196) 127
30 Carriage of pilgrims from Marseille (3 October 1233) 128
Churches 131
31 Grant of the right to celebrate offices in an area under interdict within the diocese of Angers (probably between 1144 and 1149) 131
32 Anticipatory grant of churches in Portugal (April 1147) 132
33 Grant to maintain a priest and a lamp in the church at Santiago (November 1215) 133
Remembrance 134
34 Obituary of the Temple at Reims (1160s to 1307) 134
Donations and recruitment 161
35 The will of Alfonso I, King of Aragon and Navarre (October 1131) 161
36 Grant of Otardo (16 June c. 1145) 163
37 Grant in exchange for sustenance (22 May 1167) 163
38 The will of Raymond of Albas (5 March 1169) 164
39 Entry as lay brothers at Pertusa (December 1176) 166
40 Burial in Templar ground (August 1228) 167
41 Grant of Sulecin by Mrotsek (1244) 168
Economic development 170
42 Colonisation in Navarre (1134-50) 170
43 Grant of a deserted village in Castile (November 1146) 170
44 Tithe concession in the diocese of Zaragoza (15 July 1147) 172
45 Grant of serfs, confirmed by themselves (31 March and 4 April 1165) 172
46 The operation of mills on the River Aude (14 March 1166) 174
47 Agreement between the Templars and the Hospitallers over their respective rights in the crusader states (February 1179) 176
48 Irrigation rights in Huesca (May 1216) 178
49 Leasing of a tile factory (January 1242) 179
50 Colonisation by Moorish settlers at Villastar (15 July 1267) 180
51 Charter of a Genoese ship at Famagusta (25 February 1300) 183
Surveys 184
52 Inquest of the Templar lands in England (Essex) (1185) 184
53 Inventories of Templar property in Normandy (13 October 1307) 191
Financial services 201
54 Loan to William of Torre and his wife, Estefania (1180-88) 201
55 Gathering crusading taxes (24 July 1220) 203
56 Deposit of jewels by James I of Aragon at Monzon (20 February 1240) 207
57 Papal tenth deposited at the Temple in Paris (21 October 1281) 208
58 Loan to Robert of Artois (27 August 1281) 209
59 Letter of Guigo, Prior of La Grande Chartreuse, to Hugh of Payns (c. 1129) 213
60 Bernard of Clairvaux, In Praise of the New Knighthood (1130s) 215
61 Letter of Peter the Venerable to Everard of Les Barres, Master of the Temple (c. 1150) 227
62 Pope Honorius III orders the prelates of Sicily to protect the Hospitallers and the Templars (24 November 1218) 230
63 Poem of Ricaut Bonomel (1265) 232
64 The reply of James of Molay to Pope Clement V concerning the proposal to unite the Orders of the Temple and the Hospital (1306-7) 234
65 William Le Maire, Bishop of Angers, Advice to the Council of Vienne (April 1312) 238
66 Letter of Clement V to Philip IV (24 August 1307) 243
67 Order for the arrests (14 September 1307) 244
68 Letter of Clement V to Philip IV (27 October 1307) 249
69 Depositions of the Templars at Paris (October-November 1307) 251
70 Letter of Esquin of Floyran to James II of Aragon (21 January 1308) 256
71 Questions of King Philip IV to the masters of theology at the University of Paris and their reply (January-March 1308) 258
72 Report of John of Burgundy to King James II of Aragon (30 May 1508) 263
73 Episcopal inquiry at Clermont (4-10 June 1309) 272
74 Proceedings of the Papal Commission at Paris (November 1309 to June 1311) 286
75 Deposition of Ceccus Nicolai Ragonis of Lanzano, Templar serving brother (28 April 1310) 304
76 Papal bull, Vox in excelso (22 March 1312) 309
77 Papal bull, Ad providam (2 May 1312) 318
78 Letter of the Hospitallers to King Philip IV (21 March 1313) 323
79 Letter of the Hospitallers to King Louis X (14 February 1316) 324
Bibliography 329
Index 335
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)