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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Knights Templar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Templar Knights were identifiable by their white surcoat with distinct red cross emblazoned above the heart or on the chest, as seen in many portrayals of crusading knights.
The mythos of the Knights Templar as keepers and defenders of the Holy Grail is a central plot point in Umberto Eco's novel Foucault's Pendulum (1988).
The mythos of the Knights Templar as keepers and defenders of the Holy Grail is also a central plot point in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989).
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Knights_Templar   (3443 words)

  
 History of the Order
All the knights of St. Lazarus were killed in the defence of the city, as were most of the Templars and Hospitallers of St. John.
The branch of St Lazarus at Boigny refused to recognize the validity of the bull.
The knights and hospitallers of the Order of St Lazarus, now confident that their traditions would be maintained, resumed their charitable work especially for the benefit of Christians in the East.
www.saintlazarus.org.uk /history.htm   (6821 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Leprosy
Boniface), the laws enacted by the Lombard King Rothar (seventh century), by Pepin and Charlemagne (eighth century), the erection of leper-houses at Verdun, Metz, Maestricht (seventh century), St. Gall (eighth century), and Canterbury (1096) bear witness to the existence of the disease in Western Europe during the Middle Ages.
Louis brought twelve of the Knights of St. Lazarus to France and entrusted them with the superintendence of the 'Lazaries' (or leper hospitals) of the Kingdom.
The Order of St. Lazarus was the outcome of her practical sympathy for the poor sufferers during the long centuries when the pestilence was endemic in Europe.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09182a.htm   (3148 words)

  
 History
The branch of Saint Lazarus at Boigny refused to recognize the validity of the bull.
The knights and hospitallers of the Order of St Lazarus, now confident that their traditions would be maintained, continued their charitable work, especially for the benefit of Christians in the East.
Knights appointed up to the end of the 19th century included (in 1853) Admiral Alphonse Hamelin, who commanded the Black Sea squadron during the Crimean War, became Minister for the Navy and was Grand Chancellor of the Legion of Honour when he died in 1860.
www.st-lazarus.net /pariso/history.html   (4793 words)

  
 Knights Hospitaller of St. John - Order of St John of Jerusalem Other Orders
The Church of St. Mary of the Teutonic Knights.
In Praise of the New Knighthood, by St. Bernard of Clairvaux.
Statue of St. Peter Nolasco: In the Palace of Mafra, Portugal.
www.webpages.free-online.co.uk /ksj/otherkts.html   (1100 words)

  
 BETH-HORON - LoveToKnow Article on BETH-HORON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
It is interesting as the residence of Lazarus and his sisters, and a favorite retreat of Jesus (see especially John xi., which describes the miracle of the resurrection of Lazarus at this place).
The following identifications have been suggested: Birket Israil, near St Stephens gate; a large cistern, near St Annes church; the Twin Pools, north of the Haram (the ancient Temple area); the Hammam esh-S/iifa, or pool of healing, west of the Haram; the Virgins fountain, south of the Haram; and the Pool of Siloam.
John Passion (in 1888), followed after short intervals by the St. Matthew Passion, the Christmas Oratorio, the Mass in B M inor, and finally by an annual Bach festival continuing for three days, which was discontinued after Wolles removal tothe university of California in 1905.
www.1911ency.org /B/BE/BETH_HORON.htm   (2760 words)

  
 The Ring of Chivalry
For lovers of the knight in history and fantasy.
Lazarus, a grotesque, must stop his mother, Lucifael, from escaping Hell.
Knights of the Timless Realm is a medieval re-enactment society based in the St. Louis, MO area
c.webring.com /hub?ring=chivalry   (2227 words)

  
 Heraldry Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Bibliography of Heraldry & the Boke of St. Albans, 1486.
A magnificent reproduction of a splendid 17th century manuscript in the Vatican Library chronicling 15 medieval tournaments from 938 to 1481 in Germany with 67 magnificent full colour reproductions of jousting, knights, coats of arms, Peers & Kings.
The Battle, involving Florence & Siena has been reconstructed with heraldic miniature knights and this book gives the history & details of the 13th century battle and follows the making of the models and the research for their arms.
www.heraldrytoday.co.uk /heraldry_books.htm   (8136 words)

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