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Ertugrul actor gets in touch with the blog!

The actor Ismail Kargi contacted me to share his experience of appearing in the Netflix epic series Resurrection: Ertugrul and shared some images

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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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Constantinople – glorious Byzantine capital!

A visit to Istanbul – once called Constantinople and capital of the Byzantine Empire

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Knights Templar – your Google search terms reviewed!

The most popular Google search terms used when seeking information on the Knights Templar

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The Madaba map of Byzantine Jerusalem

The 6th century AD Madaba Map gives an exclusive view of Byzantine Jerusalem in thousands of tiles that make up an amazing mosaic

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The destruction of Constantinople by the crusaders – the year 1204

A Christian city destroyed by Christian crusaders – such was the fate of Constantinople. It had resisted waves of invaders from Bulgars to Russians and the Muslim emirates. But it was brought to its knees by people it should have…

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Paganism in Europe at the time of the Templars

Paganism lingered in Europe way into the Middle Ages though eventually the Catholic church suppressed it with violence

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