May 22, 2024
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    Who Were The Knights Templar?

    Who were the Knights Templar? Within two decades of the victory of the First Crusade (1095-1099), a group of knights led by Hugues (Hugh) de Payens offered themselves to the Patriarch of Jerusalem to serve [...]
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    Prince Hall Masonry

    Prince Hall Masonry Prince Hall was a prominent citizen of Boston during the American Revolutionary era. He lived from 1735 until 1807 and is the founder of the first Black Masonic Lodge. Hall was freed [...]
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    Kaaba

    The name of the holy temple of Mecca, which is to the Mohammedans what the Temple of Solomon was to the Jews. It is certainly older, as Gibbon admits, than the Christian era, and is supposed, by [...]
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    Templar Mysteries

    Eliphas Levi: The Man Behind Baphomet

    Eliphas Levi, Alphonse Louis Constant was born the son of a shoemaker in 1810. At an early age he caught the attentions of a Parish Priest who arranged for Alphonse to be sent to the [...]

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The Templar Hierarchy

The following article on Templar Hierarchy is intended as an overview. Please keep in mind that as the Order grew in size and scope, new positions were created. The Grand Master The Grand Master was […]

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Templar History

The Templars and Tomar

Tomar, a picturesque town located in central Portugal, holds a significant place in the history of the Knights Templar. Known as the “City of the Templars,” Tomar served as a headquarters and stronghold for the […]

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Templar History

Grand Master Jacques deMolay 1244 – 1314

Grand Master Jacques deMolay, along with the Order’s founder, Hughes de Payens, is one of the most renowned figures in the two centuries of the Knights Templar’s existence. Born in 1244 in Vitrey, France, little […]

The Crusades

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Templar History

The Knights Templar

The Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon, or, as it is otherwise called, Knights Templar, was founded in Palestine in the 12th century by the Crusaders. The Order […]

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The Crusades

The Knights Hospitaller

The Knights Hospitaller, known officially as “Knights of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem,” was founded at Jerusalem during the first Crusade. It has been known also as “Knights of Rhodes”, […]

Pope Urban II
The Crusades

Pope Urban II – 1042 – 1099

Above: Pope Urban II by Thesupermat – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link Pope Urban II, the man who was ultimately responsible for the launch of the first Crusade was born Odo de Lagery, although […]

Templar Mysteries

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Templar Mysteries

Rosslyn Chapel: A Legacy in Stone

Anne Burgess / Rosslyn Chapel a legacy in stone / CC BY-SA 2.0 by Dr. Karen Ralls © 2003 Near Edinburgh, Scotland, stands Rosslyn Chapel, one of the most ornately-carved 15th century medieval stone chapels in all of Europe. […]

Templars and the Holy Grail
Templar Mysteries

The Templars and the Holy Grail

Templars and the Holy Grail by William Mann Author of “The Knights Templar in the New World” With the advent of the internet, there appears to be a swelling tide of interest relating to the […]

Eliphas Levi - History of the Pentagram
Templar Mysteries

The History of the Pentagram and Its Symbolism

It was the nineteenth-century Occultist, Eliphas Levi, who is falsely credited for first differentiating between the good and evil aspects of the five-pointed star or pentagram. Levi envisioned two points down as being magical in […]

Modern Day Templarism

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Modern Templars

Templarism: Its Duty And Its Sphere

Templarism by Albert Pike Seven centuries and a half have passed away since, in 1118 eight French noblemen, uniting themselves into a society, became the Master and Brethren of the Temple. They first displayed the […]

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Modern Templars

Militi Templi Scotia

The Order incorporates Militi Templi Scotia, which is the historical Scottish title of the Order. The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem, which is the International name. Ordo Supremus Militaris Templi Hierosolymilitani, the […]

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Masonic Knight Templar Swords

PLEASE NOTE We do not give, nor are we qualified to give, appraisals on your fraternal Masonic Knight Templar swords.  One of the most frequent questions we receive in our email box comes from people […]

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