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The Templars the rise and spectacular fall of God's holy warriors

Jones, Dan 1981- (author.).

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APLS 271.7913 JON 31291002930723 Stacks Checked out 09/23/2019

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  • ISBN: 9780525428305
  • ISBN: 0525428305
  • ISBN: 9780698186439
  • ISBN: 9780143108962
  • ISBN: 0143108964
  • Physical Description: xvi, 428 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2017]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Part I. Pilgrims, 1102-1144 -- A golden basin filled with scorpions -- The defense of Jerusalem -- A new knighthood -- Every good gift -- Part II. Soldiers, 1144-1187 -- A tournament between Heaven and Hell -- The mill of war -- The godforsaken tower -- Power and riches -- Troubles in the two lands -- Tears of fire -- Woe to you, Jerusalem! -- Part III. Bankers, 1189-1260 -- The pursuit of fortune -- Nowhere in poverty -- Damietta! -- Animosity and hatred -- Unfurl and raise our banner! -- Part IV. Heretics, 1260-1314 -- A lump in the throat -- The city will fall -- At the Devil's prompting -- Heretical depravity -- God will avenge our death -- Epilogue: the holy grail.
Summary, etc.:
A narrative history of the Knights Templar draws on extensive original sources to separate fact from myth, exploring their actual work and influence, the reasons they fell out of favor, and whether or not they were guilty of heresy.
Subject: Templars History
Templars.
Military religious orders History
HISTORY Middle East Israel
HISTORY Military Medieval
RELIGION Christian Church History
Military religious orders
HISTORY / Military / Medieval
RELIGION / Christian Church / History
HISTORY / Middle East / Israel & Palestine
Knights and knighthood History
HISTORY / Middle East / Israel & Palestine
Genre: History.
History.
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