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Knight Facts
On a 12th century Knights Templar-battlefield north of Jerusalem, archaeologists uncover clues to the Battle at Jacob’s Ford – the battle they believe was the turn of the tide in the Crusades.
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Who Are the Knights Templar?
Find out more about the most famous and mysterious Christian military order
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The Templars were considered the pope’s private army, protecting Jerusalem for more than 50 years. But their legacy came to a sudden end — casting them from the heights of wealth and power to the dark corners of history. Now, on the ruins of a 12th century castle near the border between what are now Israel and Syria, a team of archaeologists peel away centuries of sediment, uncovering signs of a six-day siege that could have led to the Templars’ demise.


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