The Templars: History & Myth

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Profile Books, 2008 - Military religious orders - 368 pages
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An investigation of the Templars' history, legends and mysteries, including modern conspiracy theories, novels and films.This book is the first history since the Vatican published records of the trial, showing the Templars were innocent of heresy. It investigates the history, legends and locations associated with the Templars' rise and fall.@

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User Review  - autumnturner76 - LibraryThing

If you are new to Templar history, if you've just become fascinated by them and are looking for a good starter book, then I highly recommend. If you know a bit about them already, then this might come ... Read full review

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User Review  - dswaddell - LibraryThing

A really good reference book giving the background, history, myths, and references to other works of the Knights Templar including recent historical discoveries. An education read. Read full review

Contents

The Temple of Solomon
17
The New Christian Empire
41
The Muslim Conquests
49
Copyright

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Michael Haag has written widely on the Egyptian, Classical and Medieval worlds. He is author of the much-admired Alexandria: City of Memory Yale UP), and of bestselling Rough Guides to Tutankhamun and The Da Vinci Code.

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