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Knights Templar

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Definition an order of medieval knights that existed for two centuries after the First Crusade who helped to protect Jerusalem and European pilgrims to Jerusalem
  • The secret ceremonies of the Knights Templar made it easy to accuse them of devil worship.
  • The Knights Templar were the first significant international bankers.
  • Knights Templar = an order of medieval knights that existed for two centuries after the First Crusade and who helped to protect Jerusalem and European pilgrims to Jerusalem when it was under Christian control
  • Langdon had lectured often enough on the Knights Templar to know that almost everyone on earth had heard of them, at least abstractedly.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Knights Templar = an order of medieval knights that existed for two centuries after the First Crusade and who helped to protect Jerusalem and European pilgrims to Jerusalem when it was under Christian control
  • Oh, there are a whole lot of similar imposing titles for the higher degrees in the Grand and Templar lodges of the strict charges.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • You confess to having adored the heads of Bophomet, those abominable idols of the Templars?
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • One of their jobs was to execute the Knights Templar, a legendary band of Christian warriors known for their cunning and ferocity in battle.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Lincoln
  • Like the Knights Templar.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • — Blest leaf! whose aromatic gales dispense To Templars modesty, to Parsons sense.
    Jane Austen  --  Mansfield Park
  • Our brotherhood has existed for centuries, stretching to the time of the Knights Templar, Arthur, and Charlemagne.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • You proved that long ago .... the inquisition, the torture of the Knights Templar, the Crusades.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • He said the Templars brought the Angelus back from the Crusades, and it is really an adaptation of a Moslem custom.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • One about the Arboga affair and one about financial journalism entitled The Knights Templar, which came out three years ago.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • "What mean these fellows by their capricious insolence?" said the Templar to the Benedictine, "and why did you prevent me from chastising it?"
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe
  • There were two very short crew clones and one very tall, hooded Templar with him in the windowless ovoid of a room.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • There had been roasting heretics on the one hand—forty-five Templars had been burned in one day—and the heads of captives being thrown into besieged castles from catapults on the other.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • The Ancient Mysteries are the foundation for countless legends that have survived in history—stories about powerful wisdom protected by secret guardians like the Templars, the Rosicrucians, the Illuminati, the Alumbrados—the list goes on and on.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • If a Templar would smile at the qualifications of Marmaduke to fill the judicial seat he occupied, we are certain that a graduate of Leyden or Edinburgh would be extremely amused with this true narration of the servitude of Elnathan in the temple of Aesculapius.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Pioneers
  • Its ranks were filled with gentlemen who felt the stirrings of martial impulse, and sought to establish a kind of College of Arms, where, as in an association of Knights Templars, they might learn the science, and, so far as peaceful exercise would teach them, the practices of war.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • I've spent time with Templar Voices of the Tree.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Their trumpets sounded a wild march, of an Oriental character, which formed the usual signal for the Templars to advance.
    Sir Walter Scott  --  Ivanhoe

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