A captivating look into the society of the Knights Templar
Brought to you by the author of Freemasons For Dummies,The Templar Code is more than an intriguing cipher or a mysterioussymbol – it is the Code by which the Knights Templar livedand died, the Code that bound them together in secrecy, and theCode that inspired them to nearly superhuman feats of courage andendurance. The Templar Code for Dummies reveals the meaningbehind the cryptic codes and secret rituals of the medievalbrotherhood of warrior monks known as the Knights Templar. Thisintriguing guide will cover such topics as who the Knights Templarwere, how they rose so high and fell so far, and most importantlywhy there is so much interest in them today. The Templar CodeFor Dummies will explore myths and theories of Christianhistory that appear in the Da Vinci Code such as the questfor the Holy Grail, the Catholic Church's relationship with womenthat are hotly debated now with special emphasis on the Templarconnection. It also explores the surprising part the Templars haveplayed in some of the most important historic events of these pastseven centuries, including the French Revolution, the birth ofgroups such as the Freemasons, and even the American Civil War.