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The Monks of War: The Military Religious Orders (Arkana)

By: Desmond Seward

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: March 1996

Seller ID: 17548

ISBN: 0140195017

Condition: New


The military religious orders emerged during the Crusades as Christendom's stormtrooopers in the savage conflict with Islam. Some of them stille exist oday, devoted to charitable works. The Monks of War is the first general history of these orders to have appeared since the eighteenth century. The Templars, the Hospitallers (later Knights of Malta), the Teutonic Knights and the Knights of the Spanish and Portugese orders were "noblemen vowed to poverty, chastity and obedience, living a monastic life in convents which were at the same time barracks, waging war on the enemies of the Cross." ... View more info

The Hundred Years War: The English in France, 1337-1453

By: Desmond Seward

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Macmillan Pub Co: September 1982

Seller ID: 12293

ISBN: 0689706286

Condition: New


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