The New Knighthood : A History of the Order of the Temple, Paperback / softback Book

The New Knighthood : A History of the Order of the Temple Paperback / softback


The Order of the Temple, founded in 1119 to protect pilgrims around Jerusalem, developed into one of the most influential corporations in the medieval world.

It has retained its hold on the modern imagination thanks to the dramatic events of the Templars' trial and abolition two hundred years later, and has been invoked in historical mysteries from Masonic conspiracy to the survival of the Turin shroud.

Malcolm Barber's lucid narrative separates myth from history in this full and detailed account of the Order, from its origins, flourishing and suppression to the Templars' historic afterlife.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 464 pages, Worked examples or Exercises
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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  • Category: Church history
  • ISBN: 9781107604735



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