An order of warrior monks founded to protect pilgrims to Jerusalem, the Templars were among the most powerful bodies in the medieval world. Yet two centuries later, they were accused of blasphemy, heresy and orgies, and their leaders were burnt at the stake.
Part guide, part history, this book investigates the Templar legends and legacy - from the mysteries of Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem, via nineteenth century development of the Freemasons, through to Templar appearances in Dan Brown and Indiana Jones. This book explains the whole context of Templar history, including the recent evidence discovered by the Vatican that the Templars were not guilty of heresy. It also features a guide to Templar castles and sites.
It is in Very Good condition, some wear and discolouration from reading. See photos, this is the actual book you will receive, not a stock shot.