At the end of February, Carlos Trincão and the city of Tomar presented the latest publication of the author Tomar e os Templarios (Tomar and the Knights Templar).
Carlos Trincão, a teacher in the Portuguese city of Tomar, the capital of the Knights Templar, expert in the subject and external consultant to the city council for this purpose, has written a small colorful book of 32 pages for children.
This essay will be completed next October with a book for adults on the subject “The fundamentals for Tomar and the Knights Templar”.
Launching of the book Tomar e os Templarios
The presentation of the book took place on February 29th, the eve of the municipal day of Tomar, which celebrates the beginning of the construction of the Templars’ castle and the foundation of the medieval city. The event was part of the official celebrations program of “Diais de Thomar”.
The ceremony took place in the Cultural Center, under the chairmanship of the Mayor of Tomar, Mrs. Anabela Freitas, who is also vice-president of Route of the Templars.
The launch of the book is part of the Templars Route European Federation association, the 900th anniversary of the Order of the Temple and the 860th anniversary of Tomar.
The book will be distributed to schools and English and French editions will soon be available for free download.