Events Surrounding the Fall of Jerusalem in 1187

Historical Context for the Hollywood FilmsKingdom of Heaven and Arn:  Knight Templar Preface: I Initially wrote this article for my medievalist friends, who recreate an order of soldier-monks in the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA).  They often show new recruits The Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and Arn: Knight Templar (2007).  At some point, they asked … [Read more…]