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Via Dolorosa – where Jesus met Simon of Cyrene

If you recall, the three synoptic gospels say that a man called Simon of Cyrene offered to carry the cross for a while as Jesus wearied.  This is the fifth station.  On the wall next to the chapel marking this…

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Via Dolorosa – the journey continues!

I left you at the flagellation of Jesus in the last blog post. Then I walked on down the Via Dolorosa to the prison where Christ was held, a church run by the Greek Orthodox church…and after that his first…

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Via Dolorosa – exclusive images from my visit last week

The Via Dolorosa is the path trodden by Jesus carrying the cross on the way to his crucifixion and the Templar Knight blog visited this sacred route

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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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The location of the Last Supper in Jerusalem

Templar expert Tony McMahon visits the site of the Last Supper in Jerusalem which also happens to be the site of King David’s tomb

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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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Saladin the merciful – think again!

The truth about Saladin the merciful and his war against the Crusaders and Knights Templar

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The mysterious origins of the Knights Templar

The origins of the Knights Templar are wrapped in mystery. Were they set up by the Priory of Sion or Rex Deus or just a security force protecting pilgrims?

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Difference between the Knights Templar and Knights Hospitaller

A description of the Knights Hospitaller – rivals to the Knights Templar

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Battle of Hattin – the aftermath of a shocking defeat

The aftermath of the Battle of Hattin was the slaughter of Knights Templar who refused to convert and the killing of Raynald de Chatillon

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