The Templars: The History and the Myth: From Solomon's Temple to the Freemasons
|BISAC/Subject:||REL015000, REL033000, HIS019000|
|ISBN:||9780061959943, Related ISBNs: 0061959944, 9780061775932, 9780061959943|
|Number of pages:||384,|
Arguably one of the most provocative, puzzling, and misunderstood organizations of medieval times, the legendary Knights Templar have always been shrouded in a veil of mystery, while inspiring popular culture from Indiana Jones to Dan Brown. In The Templars, author Michael Haag offers a definitive history of these loyal Christian soldiers of the Crusades—sworn to defend the Holy Land and Jerusalem, but ultimately damned and destroyed by the Pope and his church. A bestseller in the United Kingdom—the first history of the enigmatic warriors to include findings from the Chinon Parchment, the long-lost Vatican document absolving the Knights of heresy—The Templars by Michael Haag is fascinating reading.
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