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Category: Templar News


Homs under siege – don’t plan a trip to Krak des Chevaliers

Sadly as I write, the city of Homs is under bombardment from government forces as Syria slowly sinks in to what looks increasingly like civil war. Many history buffs may be unaware of the city of Homs until I refer…

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The dreamy Templar castle of Almourol

Here’s something for the new year – promise yourself a visit to this very dreamy Templar castle near Lisbon in Portugal.  I think this video conveys the mystery and magic of the place.

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The real Arn – Swedish knight templar

Who was the real Arn Magnusson – the Swedish Templar? The Templar Knight blog looks at this movie in more depth

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The Cursed Crusade – is it any good?

It’s been hard for a Knights Templar fan to avoid the adverts all over the London Underground this month promoting the new video game – The Cursed Crusade A Templar knight from the 12th century must go on a crusade…

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DMV – deserted medieval villages of England

A DMV is a deserted medieval village and there are many ghost villages in England that are only now being rediscovered thanks to modern technology

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London riots – medieval style!

London has been having riots for centuries whether it was over the 14th century poll tax or a hatred of a particular queen – it’s always been a rough city

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Templars versus Moors – excellent re-enactment in Portugal

Every year in Santa Maria da Feira in Portugal there is a huge Templar festival called the Viagem Medieval

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Funeral effigies – how the dead appeared at their own burial

Wooden figures of the dead were often placed next to tombs – life like images of the deceased

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Top Ten movies about the Middle Ages

The top ten movies about the Middle Ages – how Hollywood has depicted the medieval period.

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Medieval Barcelona – San Jordi and the dragon

San Jordi is a saint celebrated in the Spanish city of Barcelona which has a long and proud history through the medieval era and back to the Romans

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