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The Templars and their Sources / Edition 1

The Templars and their Sources / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781138201903
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/06/2017
Series: Crusades - Subsidia Series , #10
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Karl Borchardt is a Senior Researcher at Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Munich, and Assistant Professor of Medieval History at Universität Würzburg. He has published numerous articles and edited volumes on the Knights Hospitaller and Knights Templar including Comptes de la commanderie de l’Hôpital de Manosque pour les années 1283 à 1290 (2015 with D. Carraz and A. Venturini), Documents concerning Cyprus from the Hospital’s Rhodian Archives: 1409–1459 (2011 with A. Luttrell and E. Schöffer) and The Hospitallers, the Mediterranean and Europe (2007 with H. Nicholson and N. Jaspert).

Karoline Döring is working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich on the networks of the military orders at the papal curia in the thirteenth century. Her PhD was entitled Türkenkrieg und Medienwandel im 15. Jahrhundert (2013), and she has recently finished another monograph on fictitious correspondences between Ottoman sultans and Christian princes from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries.

Philippe Josserand is a Senior Researcher in medieval history at the Université de Nantes. He has published various studies on the Iberian Templars and other Spanish brethren such as Église et pouvoir dans la péninsule Ibérique. Les ordres militaires dans le royaume de Castille (1252–1369) (2004), and co-edited the reference work Prier et combattre. Dictionnaire européen des ordres militaires au Moyen Âge (2009) and Élites et ordres militaires au Moyen Âge. Rencontre autour d’Alain Demurger (2015).

Helen J. Nicholson is Professor of Medieval History at the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University. Her publications on the Templars include The Proceedings against the Templars in the British Isles (2011), The Debate on the Trial of the Templars(1307–1314) (2010 with J. Burgtorf and P.F. Crawford) and The Knights Templar: A New History (2001).

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors

List of Abbreviations

List of Illustrations


Section One: Headquarters

  1. Benjamin Z. Kedar, ‘Vestiges of Templar Presence in the Aqsa Mosque’
  2. Jochen Burgtorf, ‘The Templars and the Kings of Jerusalem’
  3. Anthony Luttrell, ‘The Templars’ Archives in Syria and Cyprus’
  4. Section Two: Charters

  5. Karl Borchardt, ‘Templar Charters and Charters for the Templars: Self-Promotion versus the Image of the Order’
  6. Michael J. Peixoto, ‘Copies and Cartularies: Modernizing Templar Documents in Mid-Thirteenth Century Champagne’
  7. Damien Carraz, ‘Private Charters and other Family Documents in the Templar Archives: Commanderies in Southern France’
  8. Philippe Josserand, ‘Editing Templar Charters in the Iberian Peninsula at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century’
  9. Kristjan Toomaspoeg, ‘The Marquis of Albon, Carl Erdmann and the Templar Sources in Portugal’
  10. Section Three: Constitution, Structure and Finance

  11. Alan Forey, The Office of Master deça mer in Military Orders
  12. Christian Vogel, ‘Die Prokuratoren der Templer: Diplomatische und rechtliche Aspekte ihrer Einsetzung und ihrer Aufgaben’
  13. English summary

  14. John France, ‘Templar Tactics: The Order on the Battlefield’
  15. Alain Demurger, ‘Les ordres religieux-militaires et l’argent: sources et pratiques’
  16. English summary

    Section Four: Spiritual Character

  17. Simonetta Cerrini, ‘Les Templiers et le progressif évanouissement de leur règle’
  18. English summary

  19. Jochen Schenk, ‘The Documentary Evidence for Templar Religion’
  20. Arno Mentzel-Reuters, ‘Gab es eine Spiritualität der Templer?’
  21. English summary

    Section Five: Suppression and its Consequences

  22. Helen J. Nicholson and Philip Slavin, ‘ "The Real Da Vinci Code": The Accounts of Templars’ Estates in England and Wales during the Suppression of the Order’
  23. Francesco Tommasi, ‘Fratres quondam Templi: Per i Templari in Italia dopo il concilio di Vienne e il destino di Pietro da Bologna’
  24. English summary

  25. Elena Bellomo, ‘Notaries in Inquisitorial Trials: The Evidence from the Templars’ Inquiry in North Italy’
  26. Section Six: After-history

  27. Karlheinz Dietz, ‘Die Templer und das Turiner Grabtuch’
  28. English summary

  29. John Walker, ‘Sources for the Templar Myth’


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