Barbara Frale. likes · 4 talking about this. She was born in Viterbo on 24 February She attended the University of Studies of Tuscia-Viterbo. The Templars has ratings and 67 reviews. Apzmarshl said: The Templars The Secret History Revealed by Barbara FraleIn recent years the mystique surro.. . By tracing faint clues concerning the Turin Shroud’s movements with the Templar Knights during medieval times, Barbara Frale reaches back into the centuries.

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The Templars and the Shroud of Christ 3. Jul 12, Chuck Springer rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. I liked this book because it gave me additional knowledge about their history. Sep 07, Jakenv rated it really liked it. Want to Read saving….


Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Even putting aside the Catholic dogma associated with the subject matter and the on-going emotional debate about the shroud’s authenticity, what I found brbara engrossing was the range of scientific, cultural, historical, archaeological, social, linguistic disciplines that have been brought to bear on this one artifact.

I think the scope was too broad for me, I would have frxle it more if it spent more time on specifics. Author had chance to see material most never see. There is no coverage of any of the battles fought by the Templars during the Crusades.

I confess that such historical fiction is enjoyable, but after reading this book, any reader will come away with a new appreciation for the effort put forth to produce this work. Very good straightforward history. Frale presents a very compelling case that the Shroud of Turin was once in the possession of the Knights Templar and served as the basis for the accusation that the brothers secretly worshiped an idol, a head called “Baphomet.


Frale earned her PhD at the University of Venice. Set up a giveaway. Frale has written books about the Templars and she has a special interest in the history of the Shroud of Turin.

Very well written by an author who knows baebara research, this book gives not only the background for the Templar Order in its historical viewpoint, but also delves deep into the mindset of the time period religiously, social-economically, and politically highlighting all the intrigues and power struggles between the Pope and the King of France.

Barrbara reading The Templars: Barbwra of what was written has been covered in other works and is not that surprising. Dec 29, Albert Meier rated it it was amazing. I found the potential cathar link interesting. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Published April 1st by Maverick House first published The existence of orders in today’s society in various countries was new to me as I did not know such organizations still functioned.

Return to Book Page. Barbara Frale is a historian on staff at the Vatican Secret Archives. Since no other monastic order in the Catholic tradition had ever born arms against actual rather than spiritual enemies, the foundation of the group required some creative theological solutions.

This barbarw not just an outline of a journey of Faith but a real-life detective story with villains that spans centuries. L’inedita assoluzione di Chinon alla luce della diplomatica pontificia 4.

The story how this came about is very interesting. Hardcoverpages. Add both to Cart Add both to List. This book is translated from the Italian, and the translator produced a text bqrbara reads with great ease.

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But there wasn’t much here I hadn’t read elsewhere. Demurger, Chevaliers du Christ. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Her research is convincing in portraying the actual connection between the Shroud of Turin and the Templars brabara their acquisition of this crale This the only historical and scholarly work I’ve read on the Templars and the Shroud which is primarily derived from documentation rather than traditions built on no more than rumors.


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One of these items ships sooner than the other. By tracing faint clues concerning the Turin Shroud’s movements with the Templar Knights during medieval times, Barbaa Frale reaches back into the centuries and explores complex hypotheses on its origins and offers a new viewpoint on this controversial relic.

Barbara Frale (Author of The Templars)

Add both to Cart Add both to List. The Knights Templar Absolution: Research for a ghostwriting project. On 25 Barbaraathe Vatican decided to publish a valuable reproduction of some of the most important documents of the process against the Templars, barbra those the famous parchment of Chinonin the collection of Exemplaria Praetiosa; Frale wrote the historical introduction to the edition of the documents.

A well written historical book for any history buff who likes to know where material was obtained. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Il papato e il processo ai Templari. Information is gathered from the Vatican Secret Library, where secret in this case means private.

Dec 10, Jrobertus rated it liked it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Showing barbarq 84 reviews. The author discusses the purpose of the Knights Templars and the events of their demise.