The Real History Behind the Templars

The Real History Behind the Templars

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Penguin Putnam
The medieval historian who revealed The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code uncloaks the Templars.

In the year 1119, these noblemen found their calling as protectors of the faithful on a dangerous pilgrimage to newly conquered Jerusalem. Now, historian Sharan Newman elucidates the mysteries and misconceptions of the Templars, from their true first founding and role in the Crusades to more modern intrigues, including:

- Were they devout knights or secret heretics?
- Did they leave behind a fantastic treasure-hidden to this day?
- How did they come to be associated with the Holy Grail?
- Did they come to America before the time of Columbus?
- Does the order still exist?

Random House, Inc.
The medieval historian who revealed The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code uncloaks the Templars.

In the year 1119, these noblemen found their calling as protectors of the faithful on a dangerous pilgrimage to newly conquered Jerusalem. Now, historian Sharan Newman elucidates the mysteries and misconceptions of the Templars, from their true first founding and role in the Crusades to more modern intrigues, including:

- Were they devout knights or secret heretics?
- Did they leave behind a fantastic treasure-hidden to this day?
- How did they come to be associated with the Holy Grail?
- Did they come to America before the time of Columbus?
- Does the order still exist?

Baker & Taylor
A medieval history and author of The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code analyzes the myths, misconceptions, and mysteries of the legendary warrior monks, examining their role in the Crusades, their association with the Holy Grail, accusations of heresy within the order, the truth about a possible treasure, their history and fate, and more. Original.

Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, c2007
ISBN: 9780425215333
Characteristics: p ; cm

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