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Is it a mosque or a church?

Toledo in Spain shows how Christians and Muslims lived together and even allowed churches to become mosques and vice versa

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Secrets of the Knights Templar – things you never knew!

Secrets of the Knights Templar revealed on The Templar Knight blog such as how they wore their hair and eating habits

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Season of the Witch – Nicholas Cage and the Templars

Season of the Witch – a Templar movie with Nicholas Cage that isn’t quite as bad as you may think

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Seventeen Jewish bodies found in medieval well in England

A grim reminder of the pogroms that accompanied the crusades in the 12th and 13th centuries in Europe has been the gruesome discovery in England of seventeen skeletons in a medieval well.  The skeletons, jumbled together, have been subjected to…

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The Lost Gospels – Apocrypha – and the mysteries they reveal

There are a whole load of other gospels apart from the four we know and they give a very different account of Jesus

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A Pope calls for a Crusade against Islam

The year was 1095.  In the east, the Greek speaking Byzantine empire – inheritors of what had been left of the eastern Roman empire – had experienced a huge loss of territory to the Seljuk Turks. These nomads had swept…

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Your Day of Judgment has arrived – medieval style

In English medieval churches, it’s now almost impossible to imagine the walls as they once were – covered in lurid depictions of the Day of Judgment and hell fire for the sinful.  During the Protestant Reformation, church walls were whitewashed,…

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Most gory Catholic churches in the world!

Why is there so much blood and gore in Catholic churches in southern Europe?

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The Johannite heresy and the Knights Templar

The Knights Templar may have been exposed to many heretical views in the east including the Johannite heresy that venerated John the Baptist above Jesus Christ

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Were the Knights Templar illiterate?

There have been claims that most Knights Templar were illiterate but their ability to run large estates and engage in high politics suggests otherwise

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