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Templars

Leicester, Peter novelist

Templars

an historical novel.

by Leicester, Peter novelist

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Published by Printed for Whittaker, Treacher & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Templars. -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Anonymous. By Peter Leicester. Cf. Halkett & Laing; Brit. Mus. cat.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18180364M

      An expert in ancient documents, the Templars, and the Crusades, Frale is the author of several books including The Last Battle of the Templars, The Papacy and the Trial of the Templars, and The Templars. She is also the author of the acclaimed The Templars: The Secret History Revealed. Frale earned her PhD at the University of : Arcade. The Templars | An instant New York Times bestseller, from the author of Crusaders, that finally tells the real story of the Knights Templar--"Seldom does one find serious scholarship so easy to read." (The Times, Book of the Year) A faltering war in the middle : Penguin Books.

      Read "The Templars The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors" by Dan Jones available from Rakuten Kobo. **“Dan Jones is an entertainer, but also a bona fide historian. Seldom does one find serious scholarship so easy to read /5(3). this book should be looked at as more of a reference guide or outline to the complete history of the Templars how late does touch on every single aspect whether it is written play Scream written Unwritten or even video games in conclusion if you are looking for a brief but absolutely full history than this is the absolute look for you if you.

      “Dan Jones is an entertainer, but also a bona fide historian. Seldom does one find serious scholarship so easy to read.” – The Times, Book of the Year A New York Times bestseller, this major new history of the knights Templar is “a fresh, muscular and compelling history of the ultimate military-religious crusading order, combining sensible scholarship with narrative swagger" – Simon /5(49).   The Templars is a wonderful book!' Bernard Cornwall, author of The Last Kingdom. 'A fresh, muscular and compelling history of the ultimate military-religious crusading order, combining sensible scholarship with narrative swagger, featuring a cast of exuberantly monstrous sword-swingers spattering Christian and Islamic blood from Spain to /5(K).


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The book covers the founding of the Templars from its spectacular fundraising to its tawdry end. In between you see how the Templars mission changed from protecting pilgrims in the Holy Land to warfare and then to banking and financial services/5.

The Templars acted as early bankers, helping to transfer wealth through a system of treasuries and promissory notes. This was a very advanced banking concept for the times, and helped make travel much safer as travellers could carry paper instead of gold and silver/5().

“The story of the Templars, the ultimate holy warriors, is an extraordinary saga of fanaticism, bravery, treachery and betrayal, and in Dan Jones they have a worthy chronicler. Templars is a wonderful book!” — Bernard Cornwell, author of The Last Kingdom/5().

The last "one out of every eight" Templars was a well-educated cleric skilled in languages and business affairs. These men wore green robes with the red Templar cross, and were essential to building the famous Templar banking system and the Order's legendary wealth.

Often overlooked in most Templar histories, many of these men were drawn. 'The story of the Templars, the ultimate holy warriors, is an extraordinary saga of fanaticism, bravery, treachery and betrayal, and in Dan Jones they have a worthy chronicler.

The Templars is a wonderful book!' --Bernard Cornwall, author of The Last Kingdom/5(). This Templars book a crisp and informative book, a good overview of the Templars.

12 people found this helpful Overall 2 out of 5 stars. Templars book 4 out of 5 stars. Story 2 out of 5 stars. McCombs; Good But Also Problematic. About The Templars “Dan Jones is an entertainer, but also a bona fide historian. Seldom does one find serious scholarship so easy to read.” – The Times, Book of the Year A New York Times bestseller, this major new history of the knights Templar is “a fresh, muscular and compelling history of the ultimate military-religious crusading order, combining sensible scholarship with narrative.

The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God’s Holy Warriors by Dan Jones is published by Head of Zeus (£25). To order a copy for £, go to. The Templars and the Assassins: The Militia of Heaven. Destiny Books, ISBN ; The Slaves Shall Serve: Meditations on Liberty. Sekmet Books. The Mystery Traditions: Secret Symbols & Sacred Art (a revised and expanded edition of Art & Symbols of the Occult, ).

Destiny Books, ISBN Born:New Jersey, United States. The Knights Templar Rulebook Included No Pointy Shoes and No Kissing Mom Their code of conduct was designed to keep the warrior-knights humble, chaste and—most of Author: Brynn Holland. Prelude. While the Templars had started off well and were at times considered the model of Christian knighthood, it wasn't long before resentment of their privileges, of their being "rich as kings", and criticism of some of their actions in war began to surface.

For example, at the siege of Damascus inthe Templars as well as the Hospitallers were accused of accepting bribes to convince. Addison details the rise of the Templars to become, essentially, the first multinational corporation. The Templars were entrusted by the Church and States of Europe to be the spearhead of the crusades.

In the process they gained immense wealth and influence, although individual Templars took a vow of poverty. Jones provides a meaty, well-researched history replete with primary source quotes. Organized in four distinct parts, the narrative clearly lays out the story of the Templars and their changing fortunes.

Though steeped in the facts of medieval history, the book presents as accessible to general readers. An exceptional introduction to the Templars. The best factual book on the Knights Templar is without doubt The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple by Professor Malcolm Barber, the worlds leading expert on the Templars.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR The author, who writes under the pen-name Harun Yahya, was born in Ankara in He studied arts at Templars ancestry.

This book examines the secret history of this Templar/Masonic organization and some of its influences on recent world and Turkish history.

The Knights Templar was a large organization of devout Christians during the medieval era who carried out an important mission: to protect European travelers visiting. The Templars had no difficulty in finding recruits.

The promise of salvation through a life of action and adventure attracted men who had no aptitude for the monastic life. Wearing their distinctive white tunics with a red cross over their chain mail, the Templars soon became an expert military force and a /5(7).

Templar, member of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, a religious military order of knighthood established at the time of the Crusades that became a model and inspiration for other military orders.

Blamed for Crusader failures in the Holy Land, the order was destroyed by .The Sword of the Templars is a fun ride and the resourceful irreverent Peggy and the erudite and quick-witted Doc are delightful travelling companions. This is a quick and very enjoyable read; well researched and containing lots of interesting tidbits of information on a variety of subjects/5(5).

• The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God’s Holy Warriors by Dan Jones is published by Head of Zeus (£25). To order a copy for £, go to Author: Alexander Larman.