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Is there a Muslim inscription on the Throne of Saint Peter?

On the back of the throne of Saint Peter in the Vatican there appears to be a Muslim inscription that has been kept secret

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Racy images in an early Islamic palace

During my recent visit to Jordan I journeyed into the eastern deserts towards Iraq and visited the only remnant of an early Islamic castle dating back to around 723AD – built by the Umayyad caliph Al-Walid II.  This was within…

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The grave of the Prophet to be destroyed – but not by crusaders

During the crusades, there were numerous plans to try and invade Mecca and Medina to dig up the Prophet Mohammed and despoil the holy places. The view of Templars and all crusaders was that Islam had been a terrible heresy, a…

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Top Ten movies about the Middle Ages

The top ten movies about the Middle Ages – how Hollywood has depicted the medieval period.

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