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The Madaba map of Byzantine Jerusalem

The 6th century AD Madaba Map gives an exclusive view of Byzantine Jerusalem in thousands of tiles that make up an amazing mosaic

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Good Friday at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem

Good Friday 2012 found Tony McMahon in the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem watching as Easter pilgrims came into worship where Jesus was crucified

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The Holy Sepulchre – sacred to the Knights Templar

Templar expert Tony McMahon investigates why the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem was so venerated by the Knights Templar in the Middle Ages

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British Museum takes apart model of the Holy Sepulchre

OK….I’ve given you a mountain of information and images about the Holy Sepulchre having just been to Jerusalem and I hope you’ve enjoyed it. Today I went to the British Museum and they are displaying a model of the church…

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My photos from inside the tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem!

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre was a place of worship that the Knights Templar venerated. So much so that Templar churches all over Europe were modelled on this circular church. And at its centre, still today, is the alleged…

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The exact spot where Jesus was crucified – photos taken in Jerusalem last week

 

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Holy Sepulchre witnesses fights between Christians

The Holy Sepulchre church in Jerusalem is the site of the crucifixion and entombment of Jesus Christ – but it’s also been the scene of bitter in-fighting between different denominations of Christians. Holy Sepulchre – where Christians fight You would…

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Capurneum – visit to the hometown of Jesus

The Templar Knight blog visited Capurneum – also known as Capharnaum – and discovered the hometown of Jesus later hit by the huge Galilee Earthquake of 749

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Holy Sepulchre – sacred to the Knights Templar!

Images from a visit by Templar expert Tony McMahon to the Holy Sepulchre in 2012. This church is the reputed sight of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

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