Dungeon, Fire and Sword: The Knights Templar in the Crusades

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Michael O'Mara, 1994 - Crusades - 494 pages
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Over the past thousand years supremacy has been fought for on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. This book recounts the story of the Knights Templar, the Christian warrior-monks who occupied the sacred Mount after the First Crusade. Recruited to a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience, they were dedicated to the pious paradox of killing non-believers, and in-so-doing earning the gratitude of the Prince of Peace.

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Robinson has crafted a highly entertaining and readable account of the rise and fall of the religious order known as the Knights Templar. The Templar were engaged for over three centuries in the ... Read full review

DUNGEON, FIRE AND SWORD: The Knights Templar in the Crusades

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The author of Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry (1989)—which provocatively argued that the Freemasons are a descendant order of the medieval Knights Templar—now concentrates, in a ... Read full review

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