The Shield and the Sword (The Knights of Malta)

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Adı:
The Shield and the Sword
Alt başlık:
The Knights of Malta
Baskı tarihi:
14 Ağustos 2014
Sayfa sayısı:
272
Format:
Karton kapak
ISBN:
9781497637962
Kitabın türü:
Dil:
English
Ülke:
United States of America
Yayınevi:
Open Road Media
Known by many names through their centuries-long career, The Knights Hospitaller of Saint John dedicated themselves to defending the poor and sick. First formed in Jerusalem during the Crusades of the eleventh century, the Order of Saint John grew in wealth and power rivaled only by the Knights Templar. They survived exile from the Holy Land, settling first in Rhodes and then in Malta, which they famously defended against the Ottoman Empire’s epic invasion of 1565. Even after losing Malta to Napoleon Bonaparte two centuries later, the Order of Saint John continued its mission.

Ernle Bradford, whose bestselling book The Great Siege recounts their historic battle for Malta, follows the Knights of Saint John through centuries of war, politics, rivalry, and perseverance in The Shield and the Sword.
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Adı:
The Shield and the Sword
Alt başlık:
The Knights of Malta
Baskı tarihi:
14 Ağustos 2014
Sayfa sayısı:
272
Format:
Karton kapak
ISBN:
9781497637962
Kitabın türü:
Dil:
English
Ülke:
United States of America
Yayınevi:
Open Road Media
Known by many names through their centuries-long career, The Knights Hospitaller of Saint John dedicated themselves to defending the poor and sick. First formed in Jerusalem during the Crusades of the eleventh century, the Order of Saint John grew in wealth and power rivaled only by the Knights Templar. They survived exile from the Holy Land, settling first in Rhodes and then in Malta, which they famously defended against the Ottoman Empire’s epic invasion of 1565. Even after losing Malta to Napoleon Bonaparte two centuries later, the Order of Saint John continued its mission.

Ernle Bradford, whose bestselling book The Great Siege recounts their historic battle for Malta, follows the Knights of Saint John through centuries of war, politics, rivalry, and perseverance in The Shield and the Sword.

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