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Knights Templar spring up in Mexico

A gang in Mexico that calls itself the Knights Templar but actually just trades in narcotics and murders people senselessly

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John the Baptist and the Knights Templar

The Knights Templar may have been exposed to many heretical views in the east including the Johannite heresy that venerated John the Baptist above Jesus Christ

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More on the Templars and chess

An earlier blog post on medieval chess was very popular among fans of the Templars and I even got this message all the way from Egypt

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Descendants of Christ meet Roman emperor

The Roman historian Eusebius claims that a group of Desposyni – the descendants of Christ – met the Emperor Domitian as Tony McMahon investigates

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Templars and sodomy – were the knights really gay?

The Templars are often accused of being gay or more particularly sodomites but this may have been a propaganda slur

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Christ’s descendants vs the Catholic church

Did the descendants of Christ – the so-called Desposyni – challenge the power of the Roman Catholic church in the 4th century AD as has been claimed

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The power of saints relics in the Middle Ages

What was the power behind saints’ relics in the Middle Ages?

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Strange non-biblical tales of Jesus

In the medieval period there were stories about the teenage Jesus that had nothing to do with the bible and were completely made up

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