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The Templars

Number of page: 384
Author: Michael Haag
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780061959943
Category: Religion

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.

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About The Author

Historian and writer Michael Haag has written widely on the Egyptian, Classical,and Medieval worlds. He is the author of The Templars: The History & the Mythand Alexandria: City of Memory, a definitive study of Cavafy, Forster, and LawrenceDurrell in the city, as well as travel guides to Syria, Lebanon, and Egypt. He livesin London.


  • Andrew JimenezAndrew Jimenez
    Awesome read and very informative. If you love the history of Knights especially the Knights Templar this book is a must read.
  • Sally DoughertySally Dougherty
    Very good insight into the templars movement
  • dswaddelldswaddell
    LibraryThing Review A really good reference book giving the background, history, myths, and references to other works of the Knights Templar including recent historical discoveries. An education read.
  • autumnturner76autumnturner76
    LibraryThing Review If you are new to Templar history, if you’ve just become fascinated by them and are looking for a good starter book, then I highly recommend. If you know a bit about them already, then this might come
  • AutumnTurnerAutumnTurner
    LibraryThing Review If you are new to Templar history, if you’ve just become fascinated by them and are looking for a good starter book, then I highly recommend. If you know a bit about them already, then this might come
  • Nandakishore_VarmaNandakishore_Varma
    LibraryThing Review A sort of primer on Templar history good for somebody like me who is a novice in the field. I think it may leave serious historians dissatisfied. I seemed to detect a subdued pro-Christian bias
  • In_The_FleshIn_The_Flesh
    LibraryThing Review Received this book as a gift for Christmas, after expressing a continued interest in the history of the crusades and what went on in them, which I had since a child. The book itself is broken up into
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