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2013-04-09 23:02:53

New research shows how the Templars survived attacks by kings and the Vatican, and gained some revenge for their fallen brothers, as reported in “Templar Inferno.” Los Angeles (PRWEB) April 09, 2013 New research reveals how Templars in Europe survived the burning of their brothers at the stake after 1307 and got their revenge. Noted historian Sanford Holst explores these intriguing issues in the new book “Templar Inferno,” which produces some surprising discoveries...

2009-04-06 23:34:05

Research suggests the Shroud of Turin -- said to be Jesus' burial cloth -- was hidden by medieval knights for more than a century, the Vatican said Sunday. The Vatican's weekly newspaper said a researcher in the Vatican Secret Archives has found a document that suggests the shroud was hidden by the Knights Templar and secretly venerated for more than 100 years after the Crusades, The Times of London reported Monday. The newspaper said the shroud disappeared in 1204 during the Fourth Crusade...

2008-10-04 18:00:16

RADIO TIMES GUIDE TO FILMS 2009 (BBC Worldwide pounds 22.50) VERDEICT: ***** WITH 500 new reviews and more than 22,000 films across 1,600 pages, this is one of those reference books which astonishes just on price alone - it's somehow less than the cost of the new Sex and the City movie on DVD. The new edition also details film certificates, Blu-ray and HD availability as well as the Oscar and Bafta nominees and winners since 1927 and 230 pages of actor and director indexes. Whether...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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