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Templar battle – three images

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Templar expert Dr Evelyn Lord talks to The Templar Knight blog!

I’m often asked if I can recommend any books that describe what the Templars were really all about – and I won’t hesitate to point you in the direction of the works of Dr Evelyn Lord…who has very kindly shared…

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What medieval chroniclers said about the Templars

Much of what we read about the Knights Templar has come from voices since the Order was suppressed in 1307 and there’s a mixture of valid and truthful observations mixed up with complete hokum. So – what did folks at…

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

 

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Journey to Jaffa – key city in the Crusades

Jaffa was a port in the Holy Land of key strategic importance in the Crusades though now reduced to a suburb of Tel Aviv in modern Israel

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Saladin the merciful – think again!

The truth about Saladin the merciful and his war against the Crusaders and Knights Templar

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Did women fight in the Crusades?

It’s a subject that has vexed historians and history buffs – did women fight in the crusades? There are strong claims that they did. But what role did they actually play? Saracen claim of women on crusade The Saracen chronicler…

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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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Season of the Witch – Nicholas Cage and the Templars

Season of the Witch is what you expect with a Nicholas Cage movie – it’s fun and a romp but don’t expect something terribly serious

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Medieval video games – are they getting it right?

There’s some amazing medieval video games out there but do they reflect the real horror of medieval battles and sieges – Tony McMahon reports

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