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The Battle of Hattin – from the Saracen point of view

The battle at the so-called Horns of Hattin was hugely important for the Crusades – to put it bluntly, it was a disaster for the Christian side. So, let’s summarise why this slaughter of a crusader army by the Saracens…

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Richard the Lionheart may not have been the good guy you were led to believe!

Richard the Lionheart is often depicted as a heroic figure in contrast to his brother King John but is this just propaganda? Was Richard actually a terrible despot?

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Richard the Lionheart massacres captives

Richard the Lionheart massacred captives during the Crusades

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