Knight Templar by Helen NicholsonKnight Templar by Helen Nicholson

Knight Templar

byHelen NicholsonIllustratorWayne Reynolds

Paperback | October 22, 2004

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The order of the Temple was a military-religious organisation that was set up to protect pilgrims and settlers in the Holy Land. The Templars believed they were God's warriors fighting on God's behalf and developed a fearsome reputation among the neighbouring Muslim rulers. This book examines the men who joined the order and why they joined it, focusing on those who fought in the Holy Land. Based on contemporary sources it provides an effective insight into the daily lives of the warriors, from their admission ceremony to their training, organisation in the field, and how they fought in battle.
Helen Nicholson is senior lecturer in history at Cardiff University. She has written extensively on the history of the military orders, the crusades in general and the Templars in particular. Her best-known publications include: 'The Knights Templar: A New History' (Sutton Publishing, 2001) and 'Templars, Hospitallers and Teutonic Knig...
Title:Knight TemplarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.9 × 7.26 × 0.16 inPublished:October 22, 2004Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1841766704

ISBN - 13:9781841766706

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Table of Contents

Introduction · Chronology · Recruitment & Admission · Belief & Belonging · Training · Appearance and Equipment · Conditions of Service; on campaign · Experience of battle · Colour plate commentary · Museums & Re-enactment · Index