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    Knights Templar, Suits of Armor and the Crusades


    Knights Templar, Suits of Armor and the Crusades

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    King Henry V

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    When Mindaugas was assassinated in 1263 by an insider, Lithuanian reverted to pagan faith and a chaotic time followed . In 1284 the Teutonic Order succeeded in defeating Prussia, which disappeared as a distinct tribe, assimilating into the neighboring societies of Poland, Germany and Lithuania. Later German conquerors appropriated the name ‘Prussia’ for themselves.

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    Violence isn't limited to Islam, President Obama says at the national prayer breakfast. Christians, too have been violent -- remember the Crusades?

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    Raymond du Puy de Provence (1083–1160) was a French knight and was the first Grand Master of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem (Knights Hospitaller) from 1120 to 1160. The twelfth century Crypt of The Priory Church of St John, Clerkenwell.

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    King Richard the Lionhearted. Fought in the the third crusade (otherwise known as the crusade of king's or, king's crusade)

    King Richard the Lionheart

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    HERZLIYA, Israel, July 11- A 1,000-year-old hoard of gold coins has been unearthed at a famous Crusader battleground where Christian and Muslim forces once fought for control of the Holy Land, Israeli archaeologists said on Wednesday. The treasure was dug up from the ruins of a castle in Arsuf, a strategic stronghold during the religious conflict waged in the 12th and 13th centuries.

    1,000-Year-Old Coins Unearthed At Crusader Battleground

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    Shugborough inscription Look from afar at the 18th-century Shepherd's Monument in Staffordshire, England, and you might take it as nothing more than a sculpted re-creation of Nicolas Poussin's famous painting, “Arcadian Shepherds.” Look closer, though, and you'll notice a curious sequence of letters: DOUOSVAVVM — a code that has eluded decipherment for over 250 years.

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    Rosslyn Chapel in Midlothian, Scotland. Founded in the mid-15th century by William Sinclair who was descended from a noble family of Norman knights. It is said to have many Knights Templar symbols, and the chapel was featured in Dan Brown's novel 'The Da Vinci Code'. Very interesting!!!

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    Jihad vs Crusades Watch the Video Whenever you’re dealing with an apologist for Islam, or even a Muslim, and you bring up jihad, almost immediately, they kickback to you: “But what about those terrible crusades?

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    Soumrak templářů

    The Christmas must read for all Knights Templar!

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    Quest for the True Cross

    The Christmas must read for all Knights Templar!

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    Great #ebook with illustrations of armor and weaponry.

    Armour and Weapons

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    Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes (ie the Knights Hospitaller) on the island of Rhodes in Greece..... www.castlesandman... ..... The Palace is one of the few examples of Gothic architecture in Greece. It was previously a citadel of the Knights Hospitaller and functioned as a palace, headquarters and fortress.

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    Siege of Nicaea | The Siege of Nicaea

    Byzantine Military: The Crusader-Byzantine Siege of Nicaea 1097

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    Siege of Antioch 1098 | 300px-Siege_of_Antioch_(1098).jpg

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    Siege of Antioch | ... : October 21, 1097 – The First Crusade – Siege of Antioch

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    Battle of Montgisard | Battle of Montgisard

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    Battle of Hattin | Battle of Hattin (1187)

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      Joseph Uzel

      If you look closely you will see in this picture, early fire-arms, which of course did not exist in the Crusader army of 1187. The picture is of the Battle of Vorskla River, fought on August 12, 1399. Pictured are forces of Lithuania, Poland, Moldavia, and a contingent of Teutonic Knights fighting a crusade against the Tatars of the Golden Horde. Several sites have mistakenly identified this painting of Vorskla River by Dr. M. Gorelik as the Battle of Hattin.

    Siege of Acre 1291 | the seige of acre

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    Siege of Ascalon | Battle Of Ascalon.

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    Eliseus Libaerts (Antwerp), Parade Armor, c1562 [now in Dresden]

    Lock, Stock, and History

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    # 584.1 Silver Deluxe Templar Knights Sword by Marto of Spain

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    Not so long ago, casually throwing the Knights Templar into polite conversation was a litmus test of mental health. One of Umberto Eco’s characters in Foucault’s Pendulum summed it up perfectly. He declared that you could recognise a lunatic "by the liberties he takes with common sense, by his flashes of inspiration, and by the [...]

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    The Siege of Jerusalem took place from June 7 to July 15, 1099 during the First Crusade. The climax of the First Crusade, the successful siege saw the Crusaders seize the city from the Fatimid Caliphate and laid the foundations for the Kingdom of Jerusalem.

    The Final Assault on Jerusalem (Part 1) - Crusades and Crusaders

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    17-01-01/21 RENAISSANCE 16TH Cuirass (1550-1560) Churburg, , Italy

    Lessingimages.com - Cuirass (1550-1560)

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