The Knights Templar
From the Days of Jerusalem to the Commanderies of Champagne
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Somogy Editions d'Art|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $35.00|
| Book Description: |
Using previously unpublished archive documents, this detailed historical account explores the origins and daily lives of the Knights of Templar, the first military religious order of Christendom. This brotherhood of monks and soldiers not only took vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience; they also vowed to devote—and if necessary sacrifice—their lives to the defense of the Holy Land. In this book, the most authoritative experts in the field bring to life the age of the...