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Aug 12, 2020 - 06:17 AM By James Wasserman

A lavishly illustrated, comprehensive look at the mysterious history of the Order of the Knights Templar Presents the myths and historical truths of the Knights Templar, the elite warrior army of the pope who were destroyed as heretics some 700 years ago Examines the evidence of the Templar connections to the Assassins and the Cathars Includes than 170 period ilA lavishly illustrated, comprehensive look at the mysterious history of the Order of the Knights Templar Presents the myths and historical truths of the Knights Templar, the elite warrior army of the pope who were destroyed as heretics some 700 years ago Examines the evidence of the Templar connections to the Assassins and the Cathars Includes than 170 period illustrations and contemporary photos of former Templar strongholds in Europe and Jerusalem Despite the increasing scholarship devoted to the study of the Templar order, founded in 1119, the mystery surrounding the Templars endures Secret societies from the Freemasons to the Ordo Templi Orientis claim descent from this religious order of warrior monks As the private army of the pope, the Knights Templar were initially established to protect Christian pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land but grew to become one of the most powerful organizations in the Middle Ages With period illustrations from manuscripts from the Crusades, interpretive romantic paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries, and contemporary photos by Steven Brooke and others of former Templar strongholds in Europe and Jerusalem, James Wasserman, author of the bestselling The Templars and the Assassins, provides a fascinating history of the Order and the many mysteries and legends that surround it Wasserman presents the evidence for the Templar connection to mystical Islamic organizations such as the Assassins as well as their ties to heretical groups such as the Cathars, who were targeted by a crusade in southern France to expunge the challenge they presented to the orthodoxy of their time In addition to providing an overview of the Templars actions during the Crusades, Wasserman revisits the trial and the charges leveled against them, showing how the Order was ruthlessly crushed He also explores the nature of the treasure they left behind, which has fueled popular imagination for centuries.
  • Title: An Illustrated History of the Knights Templar
  • Author: James Wasserman
  • ISBN: 9781594771170
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Paperback

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Steve Cran Aug 12, 2020 - 06:17 AM
History seems to never change. Turn on the TV and you are inundated with images of conflict between  European Culture and the Middle East. The conflict appears to bee the same Christianity vs. Islam. Things are a bit more complicated than they appear. A glimpse below the surface and you will see many things.At the tail end of the 5th century Europe was in the dark ages , totally steeped in superstition and ignorance.The Middle East was more advanced, they had lighting in the streets and plumbin [...]
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Billy Aug 12, 2020 - 06:17 AM
OK in general. Very good if you like pictures with your history,Mr. Wasserman has no doubt spent countless hours researching the Knights Templar. He is a member of an occult society (which is somewhat built along the lines of the Templars) and provides interesting insight in to the Templar mystery, but in reality, this is just a picture book surrounding a brief summary of the templar history.The problem is that pictures, especially where medieval/dark ages history is concerned, are very affected [...]
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Ann Keller Aug 12, 2020 - 06:17 AM
Wonderful book. Much about the Knights Templar is shrouded in mystery. I learned a lot.
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An Illustrated History of the Knights Templar By James Wasserman A lavishly illustrated, comprehensive look at the mysterious history of the Order of the Knights Templar Presents the myths and historical truths of the Knights Templar, the elite warrior army of the pope who were destroyed as heretics some 700 years ago Examines the evidence of the Templar connections to the Assassins and the Cathars Includes than 170 period ilA lavishly illustrated, comprehensive look at the mysterious history of the Order of the Knights Templar Presents the myths and historical truths of the Knights Templar, the elite warrior army of the pope who were destroyed as heretics some 700 years ago Examines the evidence of the Templar connections to the Assassins and the Cathars Includes than 170 period illustrations and contemporary photos of former Templar strongholds in Europe and Jerusalem Despite the increasing scholarship devoted to the study of the Templar order, founded in 1119, the mystery surrounding the Templars endures Secret societies from the Freemasons to the Ordo Templi Orientis claim descent from this religious order of warrior monks As the private army of the pope, the Knights Templar were initially established to protect Christian pilgrims traveling to the Holy Land but grew to become one of the most powerful organizations in the Middle Ages With period illustrations from manuscripts from the Crusades, interpretive romantic paintings from the 18th and 19th centuries, and contemporary photos by Steven Brooke and others of former Templar strongholds in Europe and Jerusalem, James Wasserman, author of the bestselling The Templars and the Assassins, provides a fascinating history of the Order and the many mysteries and legends that surround it Wasserman presents the evidence for the Templar connection to mystical Islamic organizations such as the Assassins as well as their ties to heretical groups such as the Cathars, who were targeted by a crusade in southern France to expunge the challenge they presented to the orthodoxy of their time In addition to providing an overview of the Templars actions during the Crusades, Wasserman revisits the trial and the charges leveled against them, showing how the Order was ruthlessly crushed He also explores the nature of the treasure they left behind, which has fueled popular imagination for centuries.

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