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Barbara Frale. likes · 4 talking about this. She was born in Viterbo on 24 February She attended the University of Studies of Tuscia-Viterbo. The Templars has ratings and 67 reviews. Apzmarshl said: The Templars The Secret History Revealed by Barbara FraleIn recent years the mystique surro.. . By tracing faint clues concerning the Turin Shroud’s movements with the Templar Knights during medieval times, Barbara Frale reaches back into the centuries.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: There is no coverage of any of the battles fought by the Templars during the Crusades. Dennis Kocik rated it it was amazing Aug 29, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Buy the selected items together This item: Arcade Publishing; Reprint edition May 1, Language: Il principe e il pescatore.

The Templars were only beholding to the Pope and they had dispensation from taxes that allowed them to amass landed estates and great wealth. Overall I was disappointed in this book bzrbara perhaps an excellent timeline on the Templars. This book is important because it is the only one that tackles the theological implications.

They were not required to answer to any church authority except the pope, nor was their strictly regulated income subject to taxation by secular rulers.

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The Templars and the Shroud of Christ: Open Preview See a Problem? The History and the Myth: Be the first to ask a question about The Templars and the Shroud of Christ. Not quite on topic in beginning. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Feb 12, Christopher Fox rated it it was amazing.


Matthew Rapaport Top Contributor: I think the scope was too broad for me, I would have enjoyed it more if it spent more time on specifics.

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Among them were the Knights Templar, whom some scholars contend took the Burial shroud of Jesus from the city and kept it hidden and possibly venerated it as part of their private rituals. And, to an extent, I received it. By tracing faint clues concerning the Turin Shroud’s movements with the Templar Knights during medieval times, Barbara Frale reaches back into the centuries and explores complex hypotheses on its origins and offers a new viewpoint on this controversial relic.

Are you an author? Bythe Christian territory was divided into four large states: May 25, Julie rated it really liked it Shelves: If, like me, you acquired a taste for the mysteries of the Shroud of Turin during its controversial heyday in the latter part of the last century, when it was being carbon tested, etc.

Barbara Frale’s introduction makes distinctions between the Shroud of Turin, the secret relic in the Templars’ custody, and its authenticity as the burial cloth of Jesus. The author has meticulously researched the Catholic church’s archives and finds a significant divergence from royal French inquisitional documents of the mysterious order.


The author focuses more on the politics of king philip and the popes fighting over disbanding the templars or keeping them around rather than what the templars accomplished or found in the holy land. Aug 30, Fredrick Danysh rated it liked it Shelves: Barbara Frale hits a home run with this interesting and revealing book.

But if you are, this is an intriguing and compelling book. May 25, Victoria rated it really liked it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Frale cautions further scientific tests need to be performed. Not so Secret A more substantial than usual treatment of the formation, conduct, and demise of the Templars although there is nothing really new or secret, as the title implies.

While it does touch on some of the stranger initiation practices, it does not perpetuate the fantastical rumors of bizarre rituals or heretical acts. Hardcoverpages.

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T At its height, the Order of the Knights Templar rivaled the kingdoms of Europe in military might, economic power, and political influence. Customers who bought this item also bought.

In the Crusaders sacked the city of Constantinople.