August 29, 2014
Fall of Constantinople

THE FALL OF CONSTANTINOPLE

The Fall of Constantinople 1453   For over a thousand years, Constantinople stood as the center of the known world, a crossroads between ‘East’ and ‘West’. […]
August 21, 2014
Paul Giamatti as King John in 'Iron Clad'

KING JOHN vs THE MAGNA CARTA

King John I of England 1167-1216 ‘The Magna Carta’ – drafted and signed: June 15th, 1215 Throughout history there have been many terrible rulers (several of […]
January 22, 2014
Templar Knight

THE CRUSADES – Part Four

The Christian Crusades (Numbers 1-9) : 1095-1272 C.E. As you may have noticed the Crusades dragged on longer than a 33-inning baseball game, so I’ve decided to sum […]
December 13, 2013
The Crusades - Part One

THE CRUSADES – Part One

The Christian Crusades (Numbers 1-9) : 1095-1272 C.E. PART ONE – The Cause of the Cross There is no such thing as a spiritual war. That said, […]