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Hagia Sophia – set to become a mosque again

Hagia Sophia mosque

The Hagia Sophia is to be turned back into a mosque having been a museum for eighty years after a court decision now enforced by President Erdogan

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Sintra – location of a secret Templar well

In the wooded landscape of Sintra in Portugal is an alleged Templar well used for initiation ceremonies as Tony McMahon discovers

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The mystery of the Templars and the magical cord

The Knights Templar were accused of worshipping a magical cord that proved they were influenced by Islam or the Cathars as Tony McMahon discovers

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Bernardo Gui – inquisitor at the time of the Knights Templar

The BBC is broadcasting a new TV series based on The Name of the Rose – a fantastic novel by the late Italian author Umberto Eco. It tells the story of a Franciscan friar, William of Baskerville, who visits an…

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Is Knight Templar bravery a myth?

Templar expert Tony McMahon examines how loyal and brave the Knights Templar actually were in reality

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Were the Templars the first bankers in world history?

It’s often claimed that the Knights Templar were the first bankers or financiers so Tony McMahon investigates whether this is actually true

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SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Cannibal horror in the Crusades?

A special investigation by the Templar Knight blog into medieval allegations that human meat was eaten by soldiers during the Crusades

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Buried – Templar treasure quest on History!

Tony McMahon appeared in the History TV documentary series Buried on the search for the lost treasure of the Knights Templar

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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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The Templars and Islam – friends or enemies?

When the Knights Templar were put on trial – they were accused of being too close to the Saracens. It was inferred that they were essentially in league with Islam. Though this may seem crazy, there is evidence that the…

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