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  - Jennifer.Quail - LibraryThing

This is not a book for heavy-duty historians of the Crusades. That's fine. That's not what it's for. This is for people who have heard about the Templars and would like to know the factual story ... Read full review

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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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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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