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The Knights Hospitaller

Author: Helen J Nicholson
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This history of the Sovereign Military and Hospitaller Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta, also known as the Knights Hospitaller, is intended as an introduction to the Order. Beginning with a consideration of the origins of the Order as a hospice for pilgrims in Jerusalem in the eleventh century, it traces the Hospitallers' development into a military order during the first part of the twelfth
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nicholson, Helen J., 1960-
Knights Hospitaller.
Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606738034
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen J Nicholson
ISBN: 0851158455 9780851158457 1843830388 9781843830382
OCLC Number: 46937728
Description: xii, 180 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Preface --
List of Masters --
The origin of the Hospital of St. John in Jerusalem --
Holy war in the Latin East and on the European frontiers, 1130-1291 --
The Hospitallers on Rhodes, 1306-1522 --
The Hospitallers' organization and religious life --
Relations with the rest of Christendom: the Hospitallers' political and economic activities in Europe --
The Order of Malta, 1530-1798 --
The Order of St. John from 1798 to the present day --
Further reading --Index.
Responsibility: Helen Nicholson.

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This work provides a concise history of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, founded to care for sick and poor pilgrims, defenders of Christendom for almost 700 years.  Read more...

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Nicholson, one of the UK's leading historians of the medieval military orders, succeeds in setting out (the) main features in an authoritative and accessible manner. She has a flair for clear and Read more...

 
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