Historic Marto Collection
The Templar Order was established in 1118 to ensure the custody of the Holy places and to protect the pilgrimage ways.
The order reached the maximum splendour on the XIII century. The knights Templar considered themselves as knights of God, honour of the church and he christianity.
Their lema was:"NON NOBIS, DOMINE, NON NOBIS, SED TUO NOMINI DA GLORIAM". "Give Glory, not for us, God, not for us, but for your name". It was a very well organized military force and they were the clash forces in all the Crusades.
They were in the vanguard during tha attack and in the rearguard during the retreat.
During a century they ensured the effective gobernment of the latin kingdom of Constantinopla. They did not pay taxes or tributes, they did only obey to the Pope and they had properties in all Europe and the Middle East.
Excelent blade forged in high carbon stainless steel. Hilt made of cast.
Overall length: 118 cm. / 46 Inches