What is the Order of Knights of Pythias?
Thank you for visiting the website of the Knights of Pythias. The Order of Knights of Pythias, a great international, non-sectarian fraternity, founded in Washington, DC, by Justus H.
Who is the founder of the Knights of Pythias?
Knights of Pythias. It was founded by Justus H. Rathbone, who had been inspired by a play by the Irish poet John Banim about the legend of Damon and Pythias. This legend illustrates the ideals of loyalty, honor, and friendship that are the center of the order.
Who are the Knights of Pythagoras?
The Order of the Knights of Pythagoras is a community-based mentoring organization sponsored by Prince Hall Masons, Inc. It's dedicated to the Fatherhood of God and the Universal Brotherhood of Man.
When was the Knights of Pythias March sheet music published?
The march sheet music, which was published in London, Ontario, by C. F. Colwell, circa 1876, was illustrated with the Knights of Pythias emblem and Latin motto, Amico Fidus ad Aras, or in English, "True friends are a refuge.". In 1892, the Supreme Lodge ruled that the work of the order would only be conducted in English.