First Reich...800 to 1806, Notes on German Culture, Teutonic Knights..Deutscher Orden

For 300 years two men were included in the daily prayers of the Teutonic Knights

The Teutonic Knights were warrior monks who fought to convert pagans to Christianity and also built and governed their Monastic State of the Teutonic Order all along the Baltic coast in northern Europe. At the core of their organization was a group of 3000 highly trained and well equipped warrior monks...men who also gave up… Continue reading For 300 years two men were included in the daily prayers of the Teutonic Knights

History Highlights, Old Germany...lost territory, Prussia...Northern Germany, Teutonic Knights..Deutscher Orden

Much of German history is not well known …for example, there were successful Crusades conducted in northern Europe for hundreds of years

Much of German history is not well known ...for example, there were successful Crusades conducted in northern Europe for hundreds of years and the largest castle ever built in Europe was a German crusader castle, the Marienburg. There once existed a German state, governed by Warrior Monks, that ruled over all the lands along the… Continue reading Much of German history is not well known …for example, there were successful Crusades conducted in northern Europe for hundreds of years

Famous Artists, First Reich...800 to 1806, History Highlights, Old Germany...lost territory, Prussia...Northern Germany

There once existed a German state, governed by Warrior Monks, that ruled over all the lands along the Baltic sea for 300 years.

Much of German history is not well known …for example, there were successful Crusades conducted in northern Europe for hundreds of years and the largest castle ever built in Europe was a German crusader castle, the Marienburg. That land was once known as Prussia and Livonia… both ruled by the Monastic State of the Teutonic… Continue reading There once existed a German state, governed by Warrior Monks, that ruled over all the lands along the Baltic sea for 300 years.