- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 50 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 29, 2009
- Originally Released: 2009
- Label: Kultur Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
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This documentary takes an in-depth look at the legendary Knights Templar, whose origins and history are surrounded by mystery and myth. Taking a modern approach to the evidence at hand, the program takes a fresh perspective on the group, in light of their mention in the popular novel The Da Vinci Code.
The rise of the Knights Templar had been rapid, and their fall was equally as swift. In the blink of an eye, the considerable wealth the Templar's had amassed was also to disappear, giving rise to myths that have shrouded the order ever since. And it begged the biggest question: what was the real purpose of the Knights Templar'
Away from the celebrity glare of The Da Vinci Code, new light is now shed on the Knights Templar, based on fresh evidence. The truth starts to emerge about an idiosyncratic conglomerate of warrior-monks, ultimately leading to an extraordinary conclusion: corporate greed and until recently, the Vatican's best-kept secret; The Chinon Parchment, revealing Templar confessions of taboo rituals.
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