Templar

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Tem·plar

 (tĕm′plər)
n.
A Knight Templar.

[Middle English templer, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin templārius, from Latin templum, temple; see temple1.]

Templar

(ˈtɛmplə)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a member of a military religious order (Knights of the Temple of Solomon) founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem around 1118 to defend the Holy Sepulchre and Christian pilgrims; suppressed in 1312
2. (Law) (sometimes not capital) Brit a lawyer, esp a barrister, who lives or has chambers in the Inner or Middle Temple in London
[C13: from Medieval Latin templārius of the temple, from Latin templum temple1; first applied to the knightly order because their house was near the site of the Temple of Solomon]

Tem•plar

(ˈtɛm plər)

n.
2. a barrister or other person occupying chambers in the Temple, London.
[1250–1300; Middle English templer < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin templārius; see temple1, -ar2, -er2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Templar - a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy SepulcherTemplar - a knight of a religious military order established in 1118 to protect pilgrims and the Holy Sepulcher
knight - originally a person of noble birth trained to arms and chivalry; today in Great Britain a person honored by the sovereign for personal merit
Translations
templář
temppeliherra
tempelherretempelridder

Templar

[ˈtempləʳ] Ntemplario m

Templar

n (also Knight Templar)Tempelherr m, → Templer m

Templar

[ˈtɛmpləʳ] n (Rel, History) (also Knight Templar) → templare m
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Readers will learn of the relationship of John the Baptist and the Mandean from Sri Lanka; the mystery of Baphomet (the Templar "Demon"); the gnostic and sexual tantric rites practiced by the Knights Templar; the alchemy and mystery of the Black Madonna; secrets of the Rosslyn Chapel and the Sinclairs of Scotland; the mysteries of the Freemasons and Johannites; and the Knight Templars of today.
Schuchard reaches further back in history than Stevenson to find roots of Scottish Masonry in the guilds of Jewish temple builders, the influence of the Knight Templars returning from the crusades, the Scots Guard that protected the French king, the memory theater of Raymond Lull, and the architectural interests of early Scottish rulers.
The sheltered and residential homes at The Court of Lady Katherine Leveson, the Church of St Mary the Virgin, The Old Hall where the Knight Templars met and the Lady Katherine Leveson School can all be visited.