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Mark Hamill – Star Wars meets Knightfall!

The latest news on Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame playing a Templar knight in Knightfall on the History channel

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Mistaken statue of Saladin at Templar Kerak castle

At the Templar castle of Kerak in Jordan is a carved image that was once believed to be Saladin but actually is a thousand years older

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Al-Karak – crusader jewel in Jordan

The castle of Al-Karak in Jordan – الكرك – الأردن  – was visited by my good self in 2013. It is one of the great crusader forts still standing in the region. Unfortunately, three years after my visit, ISIS terrorists…

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The 13th Warrior – was it so bad?

The 13th Warrior is a movie based on a book by Michael Crichton that takes you back to the Dark Ages. It got a terrible critical reception on release.

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