The Templar Papers

The Templar Papers

Ancient Mysteries, Secret Societies, and the Holy Grail

Book - 2006
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Much has been written about the group of 14th-century warrior monks known as the Knights Templar. Some authors, such as Dan Brown in The Da Vinci Code, portray them as folk heroes wrongly accused. Others disagree, saying the Templar story is ultimately one of greed, deception, and idolatry. Just who were the Knights Templar? And what is their legacy? In The Templar Papers, historian Oddvar Olsen has assembled a veritable Who's Who of experts to unravel the mystery. Instead of rehashing previous scholarship, this book delves into new aspects of Templar lore, such as the origins of the order an its supposed survival after 1314. The Templar Papers offers the inquisitive reader several lifetimes of research and insight. This is a distinctive and truly unique compilation that will stimulate your mind and settle the controversy.
Publisher: Franklin Lakes, NJ : New Page Books, c2006.
ISBN: 9781564148636
1564148637
Call Number: 271.7913 TEMPLAR
Characteristics: 254 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Subjects: Freemasons.
Templars.
Freemasons -- History.
Templars -- History.
Grail.
Secret societies -- Religious aspects.
Orders of knighthood and chivalry -- History.
Military religious orders -- History.
Additional Contributors: Olsen, Oddvar 1971-

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