History of the Crusades

History of the Crusades

Australia

Over 900 years ago, thousands of Christians invaded the Middle East, intent on taking the Holy Land from the Muslims. The following 200 years were marked by a series of military campaigns known as the Crusades. Join us to follow the history of the Crusades from 1095 onwards. Castles, battles, religious clashes, Richard the Lionheart, the Assassins, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Saladin, the Knights Templar - all will feature as we examine one of the most interesting periods in history.

Episodes

Episode 193 - The Baltic Crusades  


The Teutonic Knights

Episode 192 - The Baltic Crusades  


The Wendish Crusade III - In the shadow of the Crusade

Episode 191 - The Baltic Crusades  


The Wendish Crusade II - Wrong bird!

Episode 190 - The Baltic Crusades  


The Wendish Crusade I - Henry the Lion

Episode 185 - The Crusade against the Cathars  


The trial of Bernard Delicieux

Episode 184 - The Crusade against the Cathars  


The dark years: 1309 & 1310

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