Jon G. Hughes

The Healing Practices of the Knights Templar & Hospitaller: Plants, Charms, & Amulets of the Healers of the Crusades (2022)

During the Crusades, chivalric knightly orders, such as the Knights Templar and the Knights Hospitaller, brought along monastic mediciners to treat the sick and wounded. These mediciners not only employed the leading cures of medieval Europe but also learned new methods from the local folk-healers and Arabic healing traditions they encountered on their journeys.

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