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How White Supremacists and Islamists exploit the Middle Ages

How White Supremacists and Islamist extremists exploit the Middle Ages for their own political gain

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ISIS destroys a mosque built by a ‘scourge of the crusaders’ – Nur ad-Din

It’s been reported that the thugs of ISIS have blown up an 800 year old mosque built during the Crusades by Nur ad-Din, a Saracen ruler described during his lifetime as a scourge of the crusader armies. Up until recently,…

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Terrorists endanger Templar sites

The news that Karak castle in Jordan had been attacked by members of the so-called Islamic State is horrifying and shocking. Much worse that a Canadian tourist, Linda Vatcher, was killed in the skirmish along with members of the Jordanian…

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The fluid boundaries between Islam and Christianity in the Middle Ages

The frontier or boundaries between Islam and Christianity in the Middle Ages were much more fluid than you might imagine

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Save human civilisation from ISIS thuggery

ISIS or Daesh has perpetrated appalling crimes against both humanity and our historical legacy destroying priceless antiquities

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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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Were the medieval Assassins the precursors of ISIS in the 21st century?

Was the medieval cult of the Assassins a precursor to the 21st century terrorists of ISIS or Daesh?

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Homs under siege – don’t plan a trip to Krak des Chevaliers

Sadly as I write, the city of Homs is under bombardment from government forces as Syria slowly sinks in to what looks increasingly like civil war. Many history buffs may be unaware of the city of Homs until I refer…

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