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Crusades

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♣ ''A Templar Knight is truly a fearless knight, and secure on every side, for his soul is protected by the armour of faith, just as his body is protected by the armour of steel. He is thus doubly armed, and need fear neither demons nor men." Bernard de Clairvaux, c. 1135, De Laude Novae Militae—In Praise of the New Knighthood.

♣ ''A Templar Knight is truly a fearless knight, and secure on every side, for his soul is protected by the armour of faith, just as his body is protected by the armour of steel. He is thus doubly armed, and need fear neither demons nor men." Bernard de Clairvaux, c. 1135, De Laude Novae Militae—In Praise of the New Knighthood.

The Trojan War is the most important events in Greek mythology. Whether it actually happened is still subject to debate, but the war resonates throughout ancient Greek literature in the same way that its key themes of heroism and the impermanence of human life have resonated throughout the ages, meaning that the mythical event is still as relevant today as it was to the ancient Greeks.  To mark this importance, and the release of The Oracles of Troy by Glyn Iliffe here are ten things you (probab

The Trojan War is the most important events in Greek mythology. Whether it actually happened is still subject to debate, but the war resonates throughout ancient Greek literature in the same way that its key themes of heroism and the impermanence of human life have resonated throughout the ages, meaning that the mythical event is still as relevant today as it was to the ancient Greeks. To mark this importance, and the release of The Oracles of Troy by Glyn Iliffe here are ten things you…

Painting by Frederic Schopin (1804-1880) depicting the First Crusade — "Battle delivered under the walls of Antioch between the crusaders led by Bohemond and the army of Karbouka, general of the Sultan of Persia, June 1098"

Historian Dan Jones breaks down how the extreme far right across the globe use and misuse the history of the Crusades.

Guy de Lusignan was King of Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. His overconfident Crusader forces, became trapped in a waterless desert area, and thus became easy prey for the Ayyubid forces of Sultan Salah-ud-din al-Ayyubi in The Battle of Hattin in 1187.  As a direct result of the battle, Islamic forces re-conquered Jerusalem and several other Crusader-held cities.These Christian defeats prompted the Third Crusade, which began two years after the Battle of Hattin.

Guy de Lusignan was King of Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem. His overconfident Crusader forces, became trapped in a waterless desert area, and thus became easy prey for the Ayyubid forces of Sultan Salah-ud-din al-Ayyubi in The Battle of Hattin in 1187. As a direct result of the battle, Islamic forces re-conquered Jerusalem and several other Crusader-held cities.These Christian defeats prompted the Third Crusade, which began two years after the Battle of Hattin.