Remembering the Templars: 700 years of History and Myth, as this event is called, takes a look at the trial, dissolution and the subsequent mythology of the Knights Templar. This all day event is free and open to the public, and will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the California University of Pennsylvania main campus.
Malcolm Barber, University of Reading, will give a key note address on the arrest, trial, and suppression of the Knights Templar, and on subsequent myths about them; Constance Bouchard of the University of Akron will speak on religious orders and on Medieval Chivalry; and Jochen Burgtorf of California State University-Fullerton will discuss the general history of the Templars. There will be sword fighting demonstrations and Friesian horses on display.
For more information, please visit us at: http://www.cup.edu/liberalarts/history/index.jsp?pageId=1580830010421185469262058
California University (Borough of California, Pennsylvania)