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    The Knights Templar collapse had many reasons behind it when the pope officially dissolved the order in 1312. The collapse of the knights Templar began when the third crusade concluded also known as the Battle of Hattin which ended Christian rule of Jerusalem. Also, the charges made by King Phillippe against the order of knights Templar for heresies against their faith eventually dissolved the order. The battle of Hattin is known as the worst defeats in the history of the Knights Templar falling to the Muslims lead by Saladin. The Knights Templar were brutally defeated because of dreadful decisions made by grand master Gerard de Ridefort. Some of the decisions were to march to the Muslim army during the day in extremely hot weather without…

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    The Making of the Knights Templar “Like going on pilgrimage, to which they were often likened, crusading was an act of Christian love and piety that compensated for and paid the penalties earned by sin” (Richard Abels, par. 1). During the Medieval Time Period, the Christians would take pilgrimage to the Holy City of Jerusalem until it became increasingly dangerous as the Muslim Wars of Expansion threated the Holy City of Jerusalem. This sparked the Crusades: a series of Holy Wars where the…

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    first catholic group of knights formed? Well the answer to that is almost nine hundred years ago! The Knights Templar were the first catholic order of knights ever to be endorsed by the church and the pope. They helped the pilgrims travel to the holy land, created the first big bank system and were also said to have found the Ark of the Covenant and the Holy Grail. The Templar also were great builders of the lost times, so long ago. These men gave up many things to ensure that God’s word was…

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    Order of the Knights Templar The middle ages led to fighting over religion and land. One major conquest was the Crusades. The Crusades was a religious war between the turks and the catholic Knights Templar. Who were the Knights Templar? What did they fight for? What happened in the end to them? The Order of the Knights Templar was a religious knighthood. They started out as a military order called the Poor Fellow-Soldier of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon. It later became the Order of the…

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    The Knights Templar Marcos M. Espinoza UTSA HIS 3723-001 The Knights Templar was a member of the poor Knights of Christ. It was a military order founded during crusades that set the beginning of today’s military orders. The Knights Templar was established on purpose. Its main role was to protect Christian pilgrims on their way to the holy land. The Knights Templar grew faster and became wealthier after a short period of time, thus becoming prominent. Their growth did not please their…

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    Who are the Knights Templar? The Knights Templar was made up of poor fellow soldiers of Christ and the Temple of Solomon. They were the most wealthiest and most powerful of the Western Christian military orders. The Templar knights had distinctive attire but were also known for their fighting skills. Those who weren’t skilled in combat but were in the order were set to manage large economic infrastructure throughout Christendom. The order wore white mantles with a red cross on them, and their…

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    The Knights Templar/ William Hansard The Knights Templar was an ancient group knights that acted upon Christianity and were used as a military force. They were assigned to attack and raid muslim soldiers. The original knights were led by Sir Raymond of Saint-Gilles, Godfrey of Bouillon, Hugh of Vermandois and Bohemond of Taranto. The Templars ended up doing what they called Crusades in which they went and attacked threats to Israel. There were a total of six Crusades. By the first they were…

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    an interest surrounding the Templar history within popular culture raising over the years. Attributed by the overall secrecy in their practices. It would be hard to denounce their influence in our ideals of chivalry. Even harder to deny are the manmade structures built by them that remain today. Not just the larger, well known Temples, but the series of smaller works found all round Europe. Most of Templar built architecture are being lived in currently. Numerous ancient churches that once…

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    Glory, fame, and fortune was desired by elite knights and kings. Temptation by the increase land and riches caught the intention of European Nobles (“Pope Urban II Orders First Crusade”). What started to affect these ideas became the lone fact that the Crusades started to become unsuccessful. This meant that future popes would need to increase the benefits to continue to gain soldiers. They knew that they could keep throwing in more and more. They did this instantly. In order to continue to…

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    middle ages the Christians were attacked by the Muslims and conquered the Holy land and later there was a war against the Palestine by the king Philip and Knights Templar. After the battle against Lusignan Saladin reconquered all of the Holy land. From the real history there was a victory of the Muslims and they had enormous power and the Saladin was the leader of the Muslim state. And after some years Saladin conquered kingdom of Jerusalem. Later, Gregory made a plan to reclaim Jerusalem and…

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