May 7, 2021
  • The Crusades

    Worms massacre of 1096

    Throughout the two centuries of the Templars and the five centuries that occupied the Crusades, many would die – Christian, Moslem and Jew alike. Some would die in battle and many others would die innocent [...]
  • Templar History

    The Brethren Persecuted: Part Three

    The following article was originally written for Knight Templar Magazine, the official publication of the Grand Encampment of knights Templar (USA) by Stephen Dafoe Part Three: The Curse of Jacques de Molay In August of [...]
  • Templar Mysteries

    Rosslyn Chapel: A Legacy in Stone

    Anne Burgess / Rosslyn Chapel / 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. In more recent times, [...]
  • Templar Mysteries

    Baphomet: The Atbash Cipher Theory

    In order to understand the Atbash Cipher theory, as it relates to the Baphomet mythos, it is first important to examine the origins of the code. As early as 500 BC Scribes writing the book [...]
  • Templar Reviews & Interviews

    The Secret History of Freemasonry

    Order The Secret History of Freemasonry: Its Origins and Connection to the Knights Templar from amazon.com. By Paul Naudon Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Inner Traditions Language: English ISBN: 159477028X Reviewed by Michael Bayrak This book was first [...]

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Templar History

Templar History

Jacques Bernard de Molay

The following article was originally published in the June 1916 issue of The Builder. Publisher’s Note: Many of the writings  of early Masonic historians took considerable liberties with Templar History, connecting their lineage to the Freemasons. […]

Templar History

The Templar Round Church in London

In 335 AD St. Helena, mother of Emperor Constantine, is said to have discovered the Sacred Cave, where Jesus Christ was buried following His crucifixion on Golgotha. Interestingly enough this location was the very same […]

The Crusades

The Crusades

The Children’s Crusade

Above: The Children’s Crusade, by Gustave Doré Although disregarded by historians and seldom mentioned in Chronicles of the Crusades, the legend of the Children’s Crusade is a romantic notion worthy of a glance. As the […]

The Crusades

Worms massacre of 1096

Throughout the two centuries of the Templars and the five centuries that occupied the Crusades, many would die – Christian, Moslem and Jew alike. Some would die in battle and many others would die innocent […]

The Crusades

The Teutonic Knights

The Teutonic Knights of St. Mary’s Hospital of Jerusalem was one of the three great religious and military orders produced by the Crusades. It was founded during the third Crusade, and was the last one […]

Templar Mysteries

Templar Mysteries

Baphomet: What’s In A Name?

Baphomet – what was the connection of this strange sounding name to the Templars if any? Over the years since the fall of the Knights Templar many scholars have tried to ascertain the etymology of […]

Templar Mysteries

Baphomet: The Pentagram Connection

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

Modern Day Templarism

Modern Templars

Chivalry for Children Program

by Allen Leddon “Chivalry is dead.” I’ve heard that a thousand times. I’ve said it myself. You’ve probably said it, too. But thinking about it, I’ve realized that what people generally mean is “Courtesy isn’t […]

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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