March 15, 2011

Knights Templar

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  • History of the Knights Templar - "The history of the Knights Templar incorporates about two centuries during the Middle Ages, from the Order's founding in the early 12th century, to when it was disbanded in the early 14th century." - Wikipedia
  • Knights Templar - "The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, commonly known as the Knights Templar, the Order of the Temple or simply as Templars, were among the most famous of the Western Christian military orders. The organization existed for approximately two centuries in the Middle Ages." - Wikipedia
  • Knights Templar (Freemasonry) - "The full title of this Order is The United Religious, Military and Masonic Orders of the Temple and of St John of Jerusalem, Palestine, Rhodes and Malta, and it is an international philanthropic chivalric order affiliated with Freemasonry." - Wikipedia
  • List of places associated with the Knights Templar - "With their military mission and extensive financial resources, the Knights Templar funded a large number of building projects around Europe and the Holy Land, many of which structures remain standing today." - Wikipedia
  • Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem - "The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem (SMOTJ), is the United States affiliated Grand Priory of the Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymitani (O.S.M.T.H.), which, in turn is an international association of autonomous national Grand Priories, whose goals are the preservation of the holy sites in and around Jerusalem; antiquarian research; charitable works; diplomatic lobbying and intervention. In modern times, the Order exists as an international ecumenical Christian organisation which was founded in 1804, based on the traditions of the medieval Knights Templar and principles of chivalry." - Wikipedia
  • The Knights Templar: Warrior Monks -
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