History of the Crusades

History of the Crusades


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.


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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