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?Sharan Newman. other. This is ... They called this story the aOld Charges, a a history of the craft built from tales in the Bible, apocryphal books, and folk legend. According to a ... As late as 1851, a manual for Freemasons states that both Solomon and Hiram, now a aKing of Tyre, a were the originators of the society. 11 Theseanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Real History Behind the Templars|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2007-09-04|