The Templars

The Templars

The History and the Myth

Paperback - 2009
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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.

Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Harper, c2009.
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9780061775932
Characteristics: 384 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,21 cm.

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Theresa Clemen
May 15, 2010

I rate this a very good book to read, as it is not difficult to follow and as you know, templar information is abundant. Highly recommend

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