Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 August 2002

368 Pages | 2 Maps

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719051104

Bookseller Code (06)


The Templars

Malcolm Barber and Keith Bate

Published by Manchester University Press

Manchester Medieval Sources MUP

  • The Templars were members of a monastic order established in 1099 after the success of the First Crusade
  • Enjoying the support of both the Church and the laity and vowed to poverty, chastity and obedience, these 'fighting monks' were the vital defenders o
  • A unique collection of translated sources documenting the origins of the Order and the circumstances of its suppression and dissolution
  • Offers a valuable insight into the lives of those who joined, supported, and attacked this most fascinating and enigmatic of institutions
  • Examines the many and varied facets of the Order's activities during the twelfth and thirteenth centuries
  • There is no other book of translated sources devoted in its entirety to the Templars

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