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Who invented the crib of Jesus and nativity scene?

My Irish grandmother used to usher myself and my sister into her room at Christmas to show off her nativity set. There was the crib of Jesus centre stage, Mary and Joseph, the shepherds, three kings and a couple of…

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Masada – site of a mass suicide – or not?

The hilltop fortress of Masada in Israel is the alleged site of a mass suicide by Jewish rebels under the Roman emperor Vespasian but did this happen?

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Temple Mount – HQ of the Knights Templar

The Temple Mount in Jerusalem was once the site of the Jewish Temple but it was also the HQ for the Knights Templar

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