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Cultural destruction by the so-called Islamic State

ISIS destroyed Tikrit the birthplace of Saladin who fought the Knights Templar during the crusades

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How the Nazis damaged a Templar Knight

During the Second World War a German bomb severely damaged the Templar church in London chipping the tombs of Templars

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Mount Nebo – where Moses died – and possible location of the Ark of the Covenant

My visit to Mount Nebo in 2013 where Moses reputedly died and the Ark of the Covenant is buried

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Bethlehem – my visit and my photos!

We all know Bethlehem, birth place of Jesus. Clearly to the Templars and crusaders, capturing Bethlehem in 1099 had huge spiritual significance. Like the rest of the Levant, it had been taken by Muslim armies from the control of the…

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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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Saints removed by the Catholic Church

In the 1960s, many saints were removed by the Catholic church because there was not enough evidence to prove they ever existed

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Templars versus Moors – excellent re-enactment in Portugal

Every year in Santa Maria da Feira in Portugal there is a huge Templar festival called the Viagem Medieval

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Were the Knights Templar really monks?

The Knights Templar are routinely referred to as ‘warrior monks’.  But were the Templars really monks in the accepted sense? In her book ‘The Templars – The Secret History Revealed’, well respected author Barbara Frale makes the point that strictly…

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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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