The murdered magicians: the templars and their myth

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Oxford University Press, 1982 - History - 209 pages
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The Order of Poor Knights of the Temple of Solomon came into being sometime around 1120, in the Kingdom of Jerusalem. The Knights Templar were sworn to chastity, poverty, and obedience; their original ... Read full review

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A good antidote to the vast deal of nonsense about the Templars. Partner finds them notablefor their ordinariness. He traces how a lot of (probably) very conventional Catholics acquired a huge occult reputation, chiely in the 18th century. Read full review


The origins and functions of the Templars
Criticism and alienation
Magic heresy and conspiracy

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