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History of the Knights Templars of Canada

From the foundation of the order in A.D. 1800 to the present time. With an historical retrospect of Templarism, culled from the writings of the historians of the order ...

by J. Ross Robertson

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Published by Hunter, Rose & Co. in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementFrom official records in the archives. By J. Robertson ...
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 401 p.
Number of Pages401
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24183795M
OCLC/WorldCa37822343

Best book about the knights templar? Discussion/Question. I'm interested in reading about the history of the knights templar since I've lately been reading about the crusades. What would be the best book in your opinion? She has published books and articles on medieval architecture in France and Italy on topics as varied as the abbey St. The history of the Knights Templar is comprised of events that span years. It is covered in excellent books that tell the whole story from different perspectives, and I encourage you to delve deeper into this subject — well worth it. But if you want to get a very brief education in the main .

  The best factual book on the Knights Templar is without doubt The New Knighthood: A History of the Order of the Temple by Professor Malcolm Barber, the worlds leading expert on the Templars. The book was published by Cambridge University Press and is available on amazon and Barnes and Noble.   The Knights Templar initially arrived in the Holy Land on a mission to reclaim some treasure that they believed was rightfully theirs. According to the modern Templar historians, Tim Wallace-Murphy and Christopher Knight, the knights who banded together as the Knights Templar were part of a wave of European royalty descended from Jewish Elders that had fled the Holy Land .

Amazon has a free kindle book about the templars: The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple The Knights Templar: The History and Myths of the Legendary Military Order. This book is an essential exploration into the history of a legendary group of Crusaders, which are prominently featured in Dan Brown's recent best seller, The Da Vinci Code. I was intrigued to discover, from this book, the story behind these early Templar graves and the Templars themselves. The high Templar history, following the invasion of Palestine in , to the battle of Hattin in is given in great detail, followed by the seizure of the Templars /5().


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History of the Knights Templars of Canada by J. Ross Robertson Download PDF EPUB FB2

History of the Knights Templars of Canada: From the Foundation of the Order in A.D. to the Present Time: with an Historical Retrospect of Templarism, Culled from the Writings of the Historians of the Order Issue of CIHM/ICMH Digital series Issue of CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series Issue of CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches: Author.

History of the Knights Templars of Canada. From the History of the Knights Templars of Canada book of the order in A.D. to the present time.

With an historical retrospect of Templarism, culled from the writings of the historians of the order. by Robertson, J. Ross (John Ross), Pages: History Of The Knights Templars Of Canada - J R Robertson.

Our Order traces its roots back to the ancient Knights Templar founded by Hugues de Payens in Our Grand Masters are elected and serve for life, just as it has been done since the beginning of the Order.

The position of Grand Master can not be passed on through anyone’s will or by being the son of a Grand Master. This book is simply described as a history of the Templers, from its very conception, until the disastrous end.

Given that the book spans over several hundred years, the scope is huge and as such, doesn't delve into massive detail about any particular events/5(18).

This is a mainstream history of the Knights Templars, written in the 19th century. Addison details the rise of the Templars to become, essentially, the first multinational corporation. The Templars were entrusted by the Church and States of Europe to be the spearhead of the crusades.

Origins of the Knights Templar After Christian fighters captured Jerusalem during the First Crusade, groups of pilgrims from across Western Europe began visiting the Holy Land. The Knights Templar was a large organization of devout Christians during the medieval era who carried out an important mission: to protect European travelers visiting sites in the Holy Land.

This book is an essential exploration into the history of a legendary group of Crusaders, which are prominently featured in Dan Brown's recent best seller, The Da Vinci Code.

The Knights Templar rose from humble beginnings to become the most powerful military religious order of 4/4(1). Originally, they were known as the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of Solomon, or, more simply, as the Knights Templar. In a famous letter written in the s, In Praise of the New Knighthood, St Bernard of Clairvaux elevated the Templar Order above all other Orders of the day, establishing the image of the Templars as a fierce spiritual.

The Nation’s Capital contains some of the most stunning architecture in the country, most notably the Parliament Buildings. These prominent structures were designed by an architect by the name of Thomas studying Fuller’s work and his buildings, there is a recurring theme and design style that I believe are reminiscent of another style of of The Knights Templar.

new books on. the Templars. The Templars were remarkable people drawn from the highest and lowest reaches of society. Traditionally we hear people talk only about the white-clad knights among the Templars.

It is true that they were very important and came from some of the richest and most powerful families in Europe. Addison details the rise of the Templars to become, essentially, the first multinational corporation.

The Templars were entrusted by the Church and States of Europe to be the spearhead of the crusades. In the process they gained immense wealth and influence, although individual Templars took a vow of poverty.

Jerusalem was won and lost several times by the crusaders through the 12th and 13th centuries. The history of the Knights Templars is a remarkable story of triumphs and defeats, marked with controversies and tragedy.

From their rise to their demise, Charles G. Addison captivatingly chronicles the various characters that played a role in shaping this powerful military order that reigned for almost two centuries during the Middle Ages. Charles Greenstreet Addison (died ) was an English barrister and historical, travel and legal writer.

In he published Damascus and Palmyra, describing a journey in the Middle East. He then wrote a History of the Knight Templars, the first two editions of which appeared in and a third in In he published another historical work on the Temple Church/5(4).

The Knights Templar would provide the solution by becoming the first international standing army. Hugues de Payens The opportunity came inwhen an idealistic band of knights led by Hugues de Payens offered their services to protect pilgrims en route to the Holy Places. The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Latin: Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), also known as the Order of Solomon's Temple, the Knights Templar or simply the Templars, were a Catholic military order founded inheadquartered on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem through when they went to the Vatican and were recognised in by the papal bull Active: c.

– c. The History of the Knights Templars The history of the Knights Templars is a remarkable story of triumphs and defeats, marked with controversies and tragedy.

From their rise to their demise, Charles G. Addison captivatingly chronicles the various. A short history of the Knights of the Templar, covering their creation during the 1st Crusade until their final demise at the hands of King Phillip of France.

This is totally a political history. There is no coverage of any of the battles fought by the Templars during the by: 2. Fantastic book on the history of the Crusades, the Christianity prior to the Crusades, and the Templars themselves. While it does not go deep into the battles or the tactics it does well represent the politics and motivations as well as a very in-depth history/5(93).

Modern Knights Templar History In the lingering mystique of the Knights Templar received a major influx of attention when Chevalier Ramsay produced his famous Oration.

He proposed that Freemasonry had evolved from the knights of the Crusades, and then .Inner Traditions / Bear & Co, - Body, Mind & Spirit - pages 1 Review For nearly years, until their suppression in on charges of heresy and magical practices, the Order of the Poor 3/5(1).In Morals And Dogma, one of Freemasonry's most popular books, Grand Master Albert Pike () reveals the Templars' true purpose.

Innine Knights Crusaders in the East, among whom were Geoffroi de Saint-Omer and Hughes de Payens, consecrated themselves to religion, and took an oath between the hands of the Patriarch of Constantinople, a See always secretly or openly hostile to that.