Mysteries and Secrets of the Templars: The Story Behind the Da Vinci Code

Mysteries and Secrets of the Templars: The Story Behind the Da Vinci Code

by Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe


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Unsolved mysteries surround the remarkable men known as the Templars. Their ancient origins go back much further than their well-known adventures in the Middle East in the twelfth century. They knew that ancient secrets were waiting to be rediscovered and, perhaps, reactivated. They could generate labyrinthine codes - and decipher those that others had created in the remote past.

But no real understanding of Templarism is possible without examining what became of their noble order after the treacherous attack of 1307. King Philip le Bel did not succeed in destroying all Templars - many escaped, including their fleet. Where did they go? Where are they now? What are their continuing purposes today?

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ISBN-13: 9781550025576
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 04/01/2005
Series: Mysteries and Secrets Series , #10
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 848,386
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Lionel Fanthorpe was the Archbishop and World Primate of the Interdenominational Templar Church as well as a Knight Commander of the Order. Co-author Patricia was a Dame Commander. Their rank enabled them to write with unique knowledge and authority about these ancient and intriguing Templar codes and mysteries.

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