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Heroism in a hopeless cause: why the crusades remain fascinating

15 June 2019

9:00 AM

15 June 2019

9:00 AM

The crusades are part of everyone’s mental image of the Middle Ages. They extended, in one form or another, from the 11th to the 16th century. Those which reached the Holy Land were fought by men on horseback wearing metal armour and carrying lances and swords, as in the pictures.

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