Knights of Malta


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Knights′ of Mal′ta


n.
the order of Hospitalers.
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Comino--Gozo's neighbour and the smallest of the Maltese islands--has its own unique walk: a loop around its coast, which lasts two to three hours, and takes in the mighty military forts erected by the Knights of Malta, as well as the rugged rocky habitat known as a garigue (which holds a large diversity of hardy shrubs).
All left their mark but the main existing developments date from around the time of the military religious order the Knights of Malta who spent more than a century guarding Christian Europe's southern borders from invasion by the Ottoman Empire.
Over the centuries, there have been many popes who were Knights of Malta.
Thus Sultan Suleyman the Lawgiver (1520-66) used Hayreddin Barbarossa to keep the Spaniards busy in home waters, while Charles V (1517-55) and Philip II of Spain (1556-98) backed campaigns in the eastern Mediterranean by Andrea Doria of Genoa and the Knights of Malta.
The fortifications were built by the famous Knights of Malta and put in place by the Order of Saint John after the end of the heroic Siege of Malta in 1565 to make the island impregnable.
The Order of the Alchemists: The Knights of Malta and Cagliostro is a DVD uncovering the mysterious history of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, as well as the various occult and nefarious forces at work behind them.
The new chairman of the hospital board will be Catholic peer, Lord Guthrie, who is also a member of the Knights of Malta.
And there are the Knights of Malta, who used to control a rather large swath of territory, but today hold just two buildings in Rome.
Further proof came at the spectacular Knights of Malta show, marking the 1565 battle where 600 Knights of St John defeated the 40,000-strong Ottoman Army.
A graduate of Georgetown University Law School, Rooney is a member of the Knights of Malta and is said to be active in several Catholic social organizations.
Roman Baroque Sculpture for the Knights of Malta Keith Sciberras Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti, Valletta, 33.
The Knights of Malta became a medical and charitable association, with an Anglican counterpart.