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Order of the Brothers of the Sword


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  • Variants

    • Fratres Militiae Christi
    • Brüder des Ritterdienstes Christi
    • Brüder des Kriegsdienstes Christi
    • Schwertbrüderorden
    • Brothers of the Sword
    • Knights of the Sword
    • German Order of the Brothers of the Sword
    • Livonian Knights
    • Livonian Order
    • Knights Swordbearers
    • Ensifererorum Ordo Teutonicus Livonorum
    • Ordo Ensiferorum in Livonia
    • Livonian Brothers of the Sword
    • Orden mechenost︠sev
    • Orden Mecha
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    • Sources

      • found: Hopfenzitz, J. Studien zur oberdeutschen Agrarstruktur u. Grundherrschaft, 1982(name not given)
      • found: LC manual auth. cd.(hdg.: Order of the Brothers of the Sword; founded 1202; incorporated into the Deutscher Orden (Teutonic Knights) in 1237; original name: Fratres Militiae Christi; variants: Brüder des Ritterdienstes Christi; Schwertbrüderorden; Brüder des Kriegsdienstes Christi)
      • found: Schurtzfleisch, H.L. Henrici Leonardi Schurzfleischii Historia Ensiferorum Ordinis Teutonici Livonorum, 1701:t.p. (... Ensiferorum Ordinis Teutonici Livonorum) index (Ordo Ensiferorum in Livonia)
      • found: Encycl. Brit., Micropaedia(Brothers of the Sword, Order of the; Latin: Fratres Militiae Christi; German: Schwertbrüderorden; also called Knights of the Sword and Livonian Order; organized 1202, forced to disband and reorganize in 1237 as a branch of the Teutonic Knights, whose grand master was thenceforth appointed the provincial master (Landmeister) of Livonia) under Livonia (the German Order of the Brothers of the Sword; after 1237, the Livonian Knights or the Livonian branch of the Teutonic Knights)
      • found: Columbia encycl.(Livonian Knights; German military religious order; also called Brothers of the Sword and the Knights Swordbearers)
      • found: Gibelʹ ordena Mecha, 2004:p. 3 (Ordena mechenost︠s︡ev (Schwertbrüder))
      • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 15, 2006(Livonian Brothers of the Sword or Livonian Order)
    • Change Notes

      • 1983-11-22: new
      • 2006-12-19: revised
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