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Hagia Sophia – set to become a mosque again

Hagia Sophia mosque

The Hagia Sophia is to be turned back into a mosque having been a museum for eighty years after a court decision now enforced by President Erdogan

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Sintra – location of a secret Templar well

In the wooded landscape of Sintra in Portugal is an alleged Templar well used for initiation ceremonies as Tony McMahon discovers

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The mystery of the Templars and the magical cord

The Knights Templar were accused of worshipping a magical cord that proved they were influenced by Islam or the Cathars as Tony McMahon discovers

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The Knights Hospitaller in north London

The Knights Hospitaller were once based near Alexandra Palace in north London according to a Victorian source

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Game of Thrones and the Knights Templar

There are Templar influences in Game of Thrones if you look closely enough as Templar expert Tony McMahon discovers

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Were the Templars the first bankers in world history?

It’s often claimed that the Knights Templar were the first bankers or financiers so Tony McMahon investigates whether this is actually true

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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Cannibal horror in the Crusades?

A special investigation by the Templar Knight blog into medieval allegations that human meat was eaten by soldiers during the Crusades

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The Forgotten Templar Crusade – Spain and Portugal

The Knights Templar were involved in a bitter seven centuries long crusade in Spain and Portugal between Christian and Muslim kingdoms

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Medieval divide between Muslims and Christians

The boundary between the medieval Muslim and Christian worlds was very fluid and certain individuals had no difficulty moving from one world to the other

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Pantheon in Rome – the great survivor!

I was in Rome last month and saw evidence of pagan temples converted into Christian churches – either being converted for new use or rebuilt using materials from the old temple. One of the most magnificent Roman buildings in Rome…

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