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Originating in the early 12th century as an order of warrior monks to protect Christian pilgrims in the Holy Land, the Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (or the Knights Templar) went on to become the Crusaders’ feared shock troops.(Getty Images)

Book Review: Your guide to the complete history of the Knights Templar

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 01:26 PM IST
In The Templars, English historian Dan Jones explains how the Knights Templar became medieval Europe’s first multinational corporation with extensive interests in hospitality, finance and transportation – before completely disappearing only to survive in speculative fiction and conspiracy theories.
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