Barbara Frale è una storica italiana, nota per gli studi sui Cavalieri templari e sulla Sindone di pubblica per l’editore scientifico. Vatican historian Frale supplies plenty of facts about the controversial Crusaders. The Templars – Barbara Frale – Free download as PDF File .pdf) or read online for free. An explosive new history of the medieval world’s most powerful military.

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Templar historian Barbara Frale happened to be studying a document at the Vatican Secret Archives when she suddenly realized that it was none other than the long-lost transcript!

It revealed that Pope Clement V had absolved the order of all charges of heresy. The Templars chronicles the spectacular rise and fall of the organization against a sweeping backdrop of war, religious fervor, and the struggle for dominance, and finally lifts the centuries-old cloak of mystery surrounding one of the world’s most intriguing secret societies.

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While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home. Vatican historian Frale supplies plenty of facts about the controversial Crusaders. In these post-Da Vinci Code days, the very mention of the Templars is enough to spark readers’ curiosity, yet the Barbara Frale is a historian on staff at the Vatican Secret Archives.

She is also the author of the acclaimed The Templars: The Secret History Revealed.

Frale earned her PhD at the University of Venice. Gregory Conti is a professor of modern Italian history at the University of Rochester, a lecturer in English at the University of Perugia, and a freelance translator. He lives in Perugia, Italy.

Umberto Eco was born in Alessandria, Italy on January 5, He received a doctorate of philosophy from the University of Turin in Thomas Aquinas and was published in Fraoeit was adapted into a movie starring Sean Connery.

He also wrote children’s books and more than 20 nonfiction books including Serendipities: He taught philosophy and then semiotics at the University of Bologna.

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Trale also wrote weekly columns on popular culture and politics for L’Espresso. He died from cancer on February 19, at the age of Account Options Sign in. Fdale its height, the Order of the Knights Templar rivaled the kingdoms of Europe in military might, economic power, and political influence. For years, the tragic My library Help Advanced Book Search. Barbara Frale gives us an explosive, exhaustively researched history of the medieval world’s most powerful military order, the Templars.


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For years, the tragic demise of this society of warrior-monks amid accusations of heresy has been plagued by controversy, in part because the transcript of their trial by the Inquisition–which held the key to the truth–had vanished. Selected pages Title Page. Take Back the Promised Land. From Lyon to Cyprus. The Armed Guard of the Roman Church.

The Owl and the Warlock. East and West War and SelfDenial. The Power of an Ideal.

The Horns of Hattin. From the Sepulchre of Christ to the Tomb of Peter.

The Tragedy of the Fourth Crusade. The Excommunicated Emperor and the Holy King. The Secret Initiation Test. Molays Retraction and the Struggle over the Papal Investigation. Either the Temple or the Church of Rome. Other editions – View all The Templars: