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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

The Templar church in London suffered a Nazi Luftwaffe bomb attack in the Second World War that damaged the tombs of knights

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Mount Nebo – Moses and the Ark of the Covenant

Mount Nebo was said to be where the Ark of the Covenant was concealed and where Moses died after nearly reaching the Promised Land

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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 revealed!

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?

Even thought the Knights Templar are often referred to as warrior monks – they weren’t monks in the strictest sense of the word as Tony McMahon reports

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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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