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The Templars: Knights of God (The Rise and Fall of the Knights Templars)

By: Burman, Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Destiny Books: 1986

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2284757

ISBN: 0892812214

Condition: Near Fine


Seventh printing. Rear wrapper faintly creased. 1986 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 207 pp. For nearly 200 years, until their suppression in 1312 on charges of heresy and magical practices, the Order of the Poor Knights of the Temple of Solomon--better known as the Templars--were the most formidable and feared fighting machine in Christendom. Besides their military prowess they also possessed immense wealth and political power, becoming bankers and credit brokers to medieval Europe and the allies of kings and popes. Drawing on contemporary chronicles and origina... View more info

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The Knights Templar and Their Myth

By: Partner, Peter

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Destiny Books: 1990

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2284300

ISBN: 0892812737

Condition: Near Fine


Seventh printing. A very nice copy. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xxi, 209 pp. Bound by religious vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, the Knights Templar were a Military Crusading Order engaged in religious war in the Holy Land. At the end of the thirteenth century, after their withdrawal from Syria, they became the apparently innocent victims of a campaign of slander and persecution mounted against them by the French government. The ruthless dissolution of the Knights Templar was only the beginning of a new and strange chapter in their history. They... View more info