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Demurger, Alain

Overview
Works: 70 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 2,751 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Encyclopedias  Church history  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Author of introduction
Classifications: CR4743, 940.1
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Most widely held works by Alain Demurger
Vie et mort de l'Ordre du Temple : 1118-1314 by Alain Demurger ( Book )
20 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in French and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last Templar : the tragedy of Jacques de Molay, last grand master of the Temple by Alain Demurger ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An investigation into the decline and fall of the mighty Knights Templar and their last Grand Master by one of France's greatest medieval scholars." "Between 1307 and 1310 King Philip the Fair of France and Pope Clement V brought to trial one of the most powerful institutions of the medieval world: the crusading Order of the Knights of the Temple. Jacques de Molay was then its Grand Master. Alain Demurger tells the history of Molay's life as a crusader and of the dramatic years of his leadership." "With the fall of Acre in 1291 the crusaders lost their last stronghold in Palestine and the Order of the Temple much of its reason for being. Jacques de Molay, elected Grand Master the following year, sought to revive its crusading spirit. But an alliance with the Mongols went wrong, and when their garrison on the Syrian island of Ruad fell to the Mamluks the Templars were discredited. The scene was set for dissolution. Molay was arrested in France in 1307; three years later fifty-four knights were burnt at the stake in Paris; and in 1312 the pope, urged by the king, suppressed the Order through all of Europe." "The Temple had been found guilty of heresy, of scandalous rituals in the initiation of new members. The Inquisitor of France, King Philip's chaplain, used torture to get the confessions and the judgement of history has been to dismiss them. Alain Demurger reopens the case. He describes the complex events surrounding the arrests and trials, re-examines the transcripts of the inquisitions, and looks closely at the circumstances of Molay's own devastating confession. He ends his account of one of the most gruesome episodes of European history with a measured verdict."--BOOK JACKET
Temps de crises, temps d'espoirs : XIVe-XVe siècle by Alain Demurger ( Book )
8 editions published in 1990 in French and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Occident médiéval : XIIIe-XVe siècle by Alain Demurger ( Book )
11 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in French and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Templer : Aufstieg und Untergang, 1118-1314 by Alain Demurger ( Book )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chevaliers du Christ : les ordres religieux-militaires au Moyen Âge (XIe-XVIe siècle by Alain Demurger ( Book )
8 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synthèse sur ces moines armés dont l'histoire légendaire attise la curiosité. Leur naissance, en Occident entre le XIe et le XVIe siècle, leurs terrains d'action (Terre sainte, Espagne, rives de la Baltique), le recrutement, les règles et Constitutions, la formation religieuse et militaire, les rituels, la spiritualité sont expliqués en détail
Les Templiers : une chevalerie chrétienne au Moyen Âge by Alain Demurger ( Book )
18 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in French and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Retrace l'hitoire du premier ordre religieux militaire, dont la mission était de protéger les pélerins, et qui connut son apogée lors des croisades, contre les musulmans, avant de finir dramatiquement à la suite du procès intenté par Philippe le Bel
Croisades et croisés au Moyen Âge by Alain Demurger ( Book )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in French and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prier et combattre dictionnaire européen des ordres militaires au Moyen Âge ( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in French and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jacques de Molay : le crépuscule des templiers by Alain Demurger ( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vie de Jacques de Molay (1244-1314), dernier grand maître du Temple, qui périt sur le bûcher, depuis son élection à la tête de l'ordre en 1292, en passant par sa tentative de réforme de l'ordre, son arrestation à Paris en 1307, la suppression de l'ordre en 1312 et son procès
Pays d'Islam et monde latin : Xe-XIIIe siècle by Michel Balard ( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La croisade au Moyen âge idée et pratiques by Alain Demurger ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in French and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Ritter des Herrn : Geschichte der geistlichen Ritterorden by Alain Demurger ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Allgemein verständliche Gesamtdarstellung der geistlichen Ritterorden (Johanniter, Templer, Deutscher Orden u.a.): ihre Entstehung vor dem Hintergrund der Kreuzzüge, Blütezeit und Niedergang, Spiritualität, Organisation, karitative und militärische Funktionen, die zum Teil bis heute nachwirken
Moines et guerriers les ordres religieux-militaires au moyen âge by Alain Demurger ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synthèse sur ces moines armés dont l'histoire légendaire attise la curiosité. Leur naissance, en Occident entre le XIe et le XVIe siècle, leurs terrains d'action (Terre sainte, Espagne, rives de la Baltique), le recrutement, les règles et Constitutions, la formation religieuse et militaire, les rituels, la spiritualité sont expliqués en détail
L'ordre du Temple dans la basse vallée du Rhône, 1124-1312 : ordres militaires, croisades et sociétés méridionales by Damien Carraz ( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in French and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Montre le développement des ordres militaires du Temple et de l'Hôpital dans la basse vallée du Rhône au début du XIIe siècle, la façon dont ces deux ordres militaires établirent un dense réseau de maisons rassemblant autour d'elles un important patrimoine foncier, et dont ils tissèrent des liens étroits avec la société laïque environnante, notamment avec l'aristocratie
Les hospitaliers : de Jérusalem à Rhodes, 1050-1317 by Alain Demurger ( Book )
5 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der letzte Templer : Leben und Sterben des Grossmeisters Jacques de Molay by Alain Demurger ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La fin de l'ordre du Temple ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La révolution des Templiers : une histoire perdue du XIIe siècle by Simonetta Cerrini ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un récit de l'histoire de l'ordre des Templiers à partir de la redécouverte de neuf manuscrits inédits du Moyen Age
Auge y caída de los templarios : 1118-1314 by Alain Demurger ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Демурже, Ален
Languages
French (120)
German (27)
Spanish (11)
English (9)
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