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Burial place of Templar Grand Masters

This is a Templar jewel – something everybody should visit. It’s the burial place of the Templar grand masters of Portugal – a church in the town of Tomar built in the very century that the order was formed by…

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The exact spot where Jesus was crucified – photos taken in Jerusalem last week

 

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Via Dolorosa – what happened before the Crucifixion

Having had his face wiped by Veronica, Jesus then met the faithful women of Jerusalem and fell once more before being taken to the place where he was to be crucified. These last stages are marked on the Via Dolorosa…

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Via Dolorosa – where Jesus met Simon of Cyrene

If you recall, the three synoptic gospels say that a man called Simon of Cyrene offered to carry the cross for a while as Jesus wearied.  This is the fifth station.  On the wall next to the chapel marking this…

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Via Dolorosa – the journey continues!

I left you at the flagellation of Jesus in the last blog post. Then I walked on down the Via Dolorosa to the prison where Christ was held, a church run by the Greek Orthodox church…and after that his first…

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Via Dolorosa – exclusive images from my visit last week

The Via Dolorosa is the path trodden by Jesus carrying the cross on the way to his crucifixion and the Templar Knight blog visited this sacred route

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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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The link between the Three Wise Men and the Knights Templar

The link between the Knights Templar and the Three Wise Men with claims they were all part of an ancient priesthood stretching back to the Solomon era priest Melchizedek

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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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The danger of drinking with the Devil

A cautionary medieval tale about the dangers of drinking with the Devil

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