And they're not always your usual medieval money pit. Some have ghosts or rumors of hidden treasure.
For one thing, medieval Europe wasn’t all white.
Their code of conduct was designed to keep the warrior-knights humble, chaste and—most of all—obedient.
They weren't all battles and bloodshed. There was also coexistence, political compromise, trade, scientific exchange—even love.
The archives’ treasures are the stuff of legend—but their existence is absolutely real.
Holy wars. Papal proclamations. Exiles and inquisitions. It was a busy time.
These were special spots for the Brotherhood.
Where they built, fought and prayed.
The much-feared day was the beginning of the end for the powerful warriors.