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Trial of the Templars

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ISBN-10: 110764576X

ISBN-13: 9781107645769

Edition: 2nd (Revised)

Authors: Malcolm Barber

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Malcolm Barber's classic The Trial of the Templars recounts the dramatic demise of this elite military force in the fourteenth century. Having fought against Islam in the crusades in the East for nearly two centuries, in October 1307 the members of this respected Order were arrested on the order of Philip IV, King of France, and charged with serious heresies, including homosexuality and the denial of Christ. Finding resonances between the fourteenth-century trial and contemporary events, Barber's classic account endeavours to tackle the unresolved controversies surrounding the consequences of the trial, and includes discussions in the context of new work on the crusades, heresy, the papacy…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.46" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

The participants
The arrests
The papal intervention
The papal and episcopal inquiries
The defence of the Order
The end of resistance
The charges
The trial in other countries
The suppression
Chronology of the trial
Recent historiography on the dissolution of the Temple