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The Handbook of the Order of Saint Lazarus By Richard Payatt et al.
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The Insignia, Decorations, Commemorative Medals, Uniforms, And Heraldry of the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem In The Twenty-First Century
WHO WAS SAINT LAZARUS? By Elizabeth Cassar
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Two personages named Lazarus can be identified in the New Testament - one being Lazarus of Bethany; the other Lazarus the Beggar of the parable. The available relevant texts in the New Testament... More > appear to give very little background information about the historical Lazarus. However, much can be gleaned by analysing the available information in the light of historical, archaeological and biblical sources. There is even less known about the historical Lazarus of Bethany after Jesus’’ resurrection. The link between leprosy and St. Lazarus further led to the development of cults with associated iconography. The present publication is the result of a Workshop organised by the Grand Priory of the Maltese Islands of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem. The Workshop was organised with the aim of investigating the personage of the historical Lazarus and to outline the cults that developed around him during the Medieval Period.< Less
THE HOSPITALLER KNIGHTS OF SAINT LAZARUS By Charles Savona-Ventura
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The Hospitaller Knights of Saint Lazarus is a detailed account of the history of an Order that was originally set up in Jerusalem with the brief of furnishing succour to the sufferers of leprosy.... More > Increasing Islamic aggression required these hospitaller monks to become also "monks of war"; and were to play a crucial role in the defense of the Holy Land and the Crusades. The order retained its existence even after the Christians were expelled from the Holy Land. Its fortunes have sea-sawed throughout the centuries, but the members of the Order have managed to maintain an existence to the present day. This book reviews the history of this lesser known Crusader Order from its initiation to the present times basing much of the conclusions on original contemporary documentation.< Less
An abridged history of the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem By Charles Savona-Ventura
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The book reviews the history of the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem originally set up in the wake of the First Crusade in the early decades of the 12th century with the specific aim of helping... More > the victims of Leprosy. It further assumed a military role participating in several military campaigns aimed at opposing the Islamic incursions in the Holy Land. After being expelled from Acre at the end of the 13th century, it established its magistracy in France. Political machinations during the 15-16th century led to the Order being split up into two major fractions - one under the direction of the French Royal house and the other under the direction of the Duke of Savoy. The French Revolution of the 18th century was to see the Order loose its French Royal Protection but retained an identity continuing to direct its philanthropic works in Haifa attracting the attention of the Melkite Patriarchy who assumed the Order's protection. It continues to exist today as an International Organization.< Less
Four Discourses of Chrysostom: Chiefly on the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus By Saint John Chrysostom & F. Allen
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"Of the Christian Fathers, none have gained such fame, and few have left remains so voluminous as Chrysostom. In the melancholy narrative of Gibbon, two Christian champions are presented as men... More > of real power and vigour of mind. The historian pauses to detail their acts and estimate their influence, but his admiration seems rather spontaneously and involuntarily shown, than formally expressed. These two men are Athanasius and John Chrysostom. The one is the man of unyielding polemical skill, of undaunted courage and astounding energy. The latter possesses in a remarkable degree, that which the former lacked or repressed, imaginative genius. As an orator, Chrysostom must have been as pre-eminent as Athanasius was as a polemical champion. " - Preface.< Less
The Grand Priory of the Maltese Islands of the Military & Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem -- A Historical Review of the National Jurisdiction and its subjurisdiction & affiliates By Charles Savona-Ventura
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The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem has a long historical tradition dating back to the 12th century. In contrast, the Maltese jurisdiction has a history of ranging for... More > only a half century being established in 1966. In spite of its relatively short history, the jurisdiction quickly became central to the International Order's organization housing its Grand Chancery at the international headquarters sited at Torri ta' Lanzun - a renovated 15th century fortified farmhouse. This work looks at the development and activities of the national jurisdiction beside reviewing the history of the "hereditary" jurisdiction sited in Malta - the Grand Commandery of the Castello.< Less
Acta Historiae Sancti Lazari Ordinis - Proceedings: Sancti Lazari Ordinis Academia Internationalis - Volume 2 By Charles Savona-Ventura & Michael Ross
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The publication includes several academic articles presented during the second International meeting of the Sancti Lazari Ordinis Academia Internationalis whose objective is to promote the historical... More > knowledge related to the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, and other Crusader and related orders of chivalry as this relates to the hierarchy, their components, their glorious traditions and ancient history, as well as their relations with the Roman Catholic Church and with other churches that profess the faith of Christ.< Less
Acta Historiae Sancti Lazari Ordinis - Proceedings: Sancti Lazari Ordinis Academia Internationalis By Charles Savona-Ventura & Michael Ross
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The publication includes several academic articles presented during the first International meeting of the Sancti Lazari Ordinis Academia Internationalis whose objective is to promote the historical... More > knowledge related to the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem, and other Crusader and related orders of chivalry as this relates to the hierarchy, their components, their glorious traditions and ancient history, as well as their relations with the Roman Catholic Church and with other churches that profess the faith of Christ.< Less
Book of Prayers By Grand Priory of the Maltese Islands - MHOSLJ
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This book serves as a Daily Book of Prayers for the members of the Grand Priory of the Maltese Islands on the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem. It also details the Vigil... More > Service that each postulant undertakes before being admitted to the Order. There is also a Novena dedicated to Crusader King Saint Louis and a section detailing the symbolism of the Order.< Less
Biographies: Ordo Sancti Lazari Hierusalem - Grand Maîtres, Protecteurs & Administrateurs By Charles Savona-Ventura
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The Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem was established in the aftermath of the First Crusade of 1098. It was subsequently organized into a military and hospitaller Order with several establishments... More > in various European countries all subservient to a central house sited first in Jerusalem, then Acre, Boigny, Paris and Spain. The Order was led throughout the centuries by a series of masters or grand masters. It has also enjoyed a number of Royal and Spiritual Protectors.< Less

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